On this day: April 10

Published On: Apr 08 2013 10:21:02 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 10 2014 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 - Max Von Sydow
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1929: Actor Max von Sydow, best known for movies such as "The Seventh Seal," "The Greatest Story Ever Told," "The Exorcist" and "Dune," is born Carl Adolf von Sydow in Lund, Skåne, Sweden. Von Sydown earned Academy Award nominations for his roles in "Pelle the Conqueror" and "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close."

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