February 10: Day of the Week
February 10, 2017 was the 41st day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 324 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
February 10 Historical Event(s)
- 1814Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Champaubert
- 1863The fire extinguisher is patented.
- 1906HMS Dreadnought is launched.
- 1943World War II: Attempting to completely lift the Siege of Leningrad, the Soviet Red Army engages German troops and Spanish volunteers in the Battle of Krasny Bor.
- 1964Melbourne-Voyager collision: The aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne collides with the destroyer HMAS Voyager off the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.
- 1967The 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
- 1981A fire at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino kills eight and injures 198.
- 1994New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Dog in Chinese astrology.
- 2005North Korea announces that it possesses nuclear weapons.
- 2009The communication satellites Iridium 33 and Kosmos-2251 collide in orbit, destroying both.
Who were born on February 10?
- 1898Bertolt Brecht, German author (d. 1956)
- 1903Waldemar Hoven, German physician (d. 1948)
- 1941Michael Apted, British director
- 1947Nicholas Owen, English journalist
- 1959Dennis Gentry, American football player
- 1967Armand Serrano, Filipino animator
- 1967Ivan Francescato, Italian rugby player (d. 1999)
- 1975Kool Savas, German rapper
- 1978Don Omar, Puerto Rican singer
- 1980César Izturis, Venezuelan baseball player
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