On this day: April 10

Published On: Apr 08 2013 10:21:02 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 10 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The first Arbor Day is celebrated, the Titanic sets sail, "The Great Gatsby" is published, Paul McCartney quits The Beatles, and the U.S. and China engage in "ping-pong diplomacy," all on this day.

OTD April 10 - Brian Setzer
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1959: Singer-songwriter and guitarist Brian Setzer, who found fame in the 1980s with the 1950s-style rockabilly revival group Stray Cats, is born in Massapequa, New York. Setzer also revitalized his career in the late 1990s with his swing revival band, The Brian Setzer Orchestra.

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