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Tuesday January 10, 2017

January 10: Day of the Week

January 10, 2017 was the 10th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 355 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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January 10 Historical Event(s)

  • 49 BC
    Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war.
  • 69
    Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus is appointed by Galba to deputy Roman Emperor.
  • 1072
    Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo.
  • 1475
    Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
  • 1810
    Napoleon divorces his first wife Joséphine.
  • 1920
    The Treaty of Versailles takes effect, officially ending World War I.
  • 1946
    The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the moon and receiving the reflected signals.
  • 1946
    The first General Assembly of the United Nations opens in London. Fifty-one nations are represented.
  • 1962
    Apollo Project: NASA announces plans to build the C-5 rocket launch vehicle. It became better known as the Saturn V Moon rocket, which launched every Apollo Moon mission.
  • 2011
    2010–2011 Queensland floods: Torrential rain in the Lockyer Valley region of South East Queensland, Australia causes severe flash flooding, killing 9 people.

Who were born on January 10?

  • 1729
    Lazzaro Spallanzani, Italian biologist (d. 1799)
  • 1776
    George Birkbeck, British academic (d. 1841)
  • 1873
    George Orton, Canadian athlete (d. 1958)
  • 1940
    Walter Hill, American film director
  • 1943
    Jim Croce, American singer (d. 1973)
  • 1945
    Edward Wiskoski, American wrestler
  • 1964
    Tony Gardner, English actor
  • 1966
    Murali Nair, Indian film director
  • 1967
    Maciej Śliwowski, Polish footballer
  • 1974
    Bob Peeters, Belgian footballer

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