Today in History- 10th April

International Events:
Year Event
1912 The Titanic start her maiden and only voyage from Southampton, UK to the New York City, US.
1949 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was established with the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty in Washington, D.C.
1972 At least 4,000 people die in an earthquake in southern Iran.
1994 Nelson Mandela was elected as South Africa's first black president in the country's first democratic elections.
1998 The Northern Ireland peace talks have ended with the Good Friday Agreement.