Today in history – April 10, 2020

1816 – Congress approves the creation of the Second Bank of the United States.

1866 – The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is founded in New York by Henry Bergh.

1912 – RMS Titanic sets sail from Southampton, England on her maiden and only voyage.

1925 – The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is first published.

1970 – Paul McCartney announces he is leaving The Beatles for personal and professional reasons.