January 10

This Day in History

1928

Mystery disappearance of aviators Hood and Moncrieff

Today marks the anniversary of one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s most enduring aviation mysteries – the disappearance of aviators Leiutenant John Moncrieff and Captain George Hood in 1928. … (more...)

1920

League of Nations instituted

On January 10, 1920, the League of Nations comes into being when the Covenant of the League of Nations, ratified by 42 nations in 1919, takes effect. Beneath the relief at the end of World War I lay a … (more...)