April 10

History events
1516 — (8th of Iyyar, 5276) The first ghetto was established in Venice
1560 — (14th of Nisan, 5320) The Pentateuch with a Yiddish translation was published in Cremona, Italy
1570 — (5th of Iyyar, 5330) The Chumash (is a Torah in printed and book bound form (i.e. codex) as opposed to a Sefer Torah, which is a scroll) with Yiddish translation was published in Cremona, Italy
1637 — (26th of Nisan, 5397) TVenetian Rabbi, Judah di Modena “received word that his Italian manuscript entitled ‘History of Hebrew’ customs had been published in Paris.”
1719 — (2th of Iyyar, 5379) Fire destroyed the Ghetto of Nikolsburg, Moravia
1772 — (7th of Nisan, 5532) Empress Maria Theresa issued an order allowing Jews to “sell new garments they had made themselves» despite protests from the local tailor’s guild
1858 — (26th of Nisan, 5618) Jewish veterans of the Russian Army were given permission to settle in Finland which was a province in the Russian Empire
1948 — (1th of Nisan, 5708) “A group of Jewish immigrants from Egypt set up a camp in an area near Sderot which would be the future location of Bror Hayil; The Haganah repelled an Arab attack on Mishmar HaEmek
1953 — (25th of Nisan, 5713) The Jerusalem Post reported that Israel received as a gift, or purchased at lowered prices, America’s food surplus: wheat, beans, potatoes, cheese, powdered milk, dried eggs and butter. Another important purchase was 100,000 tons of the strictly rationed American steel for local pipe factories
1962 — (6th of Nisan, 5722) South Korea and Israel established official diplomatic relations today
1973 — (8th of Nisan, 5733) Operation Spring of Youth came to an end. This was an amphibious assault by the IDF on Beirut and Sidon aimed at those who had massacred Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics
1975 — (29th of Nisan, 5735) The government of Israel recognized Falashas as Jews under the law
2002 — (28th of Nisan, 5762) “Eight were killed and 22 injured in a suicide bombing on Egged bus #960, en route from Haifa to Jerusalem, which exploded near Kibbutz Yagur, east of Haifa
2011 — (6th of Nisan, 5771) The Israeli government has approved a list of writers whose images will appear on banknotes of the new shekel series. This is Rachel — an oetess on a banknote of 20 shekels, Shaul Chernihovsky — on a banknote of 50 shekels, Leah Goldberg — on a banknote of 100 shekels and Nathan Alterman on a banknote of 200 shekels

1439 — (25th of Nisan) Poet and kabbalist Avigdor ben Isaac Kara of Prague passed away today
1847 — (24th of Nisan, 5607) Birthdate of Joseph Pulitzer. Born in Hungary, Pulitzer came to the United States during the Civil War where he served in the Union Army. After the war he learned English, became rich as publisher of the St Louis Post-Dispatch and the New York World. He died in 1911. The Pulitzer Prizes were created by his will and were first awarded in 1917.
1879 — (17th of Nisan, 5639) Karl Isidor Beck, Austrian poet, died