On This Day April 10
1976 – The biggest-selling live album in rock history hits the top of the U.S. album chart and remains there for 10 weeks. It’s “Frampton Comes Alive!” by British singer-songwriter Peter Frampton. An estimated 11 million copies have been sold worldwide.
1866 – A major step toward protecting the welfare of animals is taken on this day when philanthropist and diplomat Henry Bergh establishes the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA).
Own a Piece of This Day
The Death of the USS Thresher: The Story Behind History's Deadliest Submarine Disaster
The Big Country
Starring Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Burl Ives, Charlton Heston, Charles Bickford and Chuck Connors, and directed by William Wyler