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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
January 10 Historical Event(s)
- 69Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus is appointed by Galba to deputy Roman Emperor.
- 1072Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo.
- 1475Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
- 1810Napoleon divorces his first wife Joséphine.
- 1863The London Underground, the world’s oldest underground railway, opens between London Paddington station and Farringdon station.
- 1870John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
- 1941World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.
- 1981Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazán and Chalatenango departments
- 1990Time Warner is formed from the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc.
- 2003Illinois Governor George Ryan commutes the death sentences of 167 prisoners on Illinois’ death row based on the Jon Burge scandal.
Who were born on January 10?
- 1936Robert Woodrow Wilson, American physicist, radio astronomer, Nobel laureate
- 1938Frank Mahovlich, Canadian ice hockey player and politician
- 1944Frank Sinatra, Jr., American singer
- 1945Jennifer Moss, English Actress (d. 2006)
- 1952Scott Thurston, American musician
- 1967Jeremy Cumpston, Australian actor
- 1973Jakob Cedergren, Danish actor
- 1979Simone Cavalli, Italian footballer
- 1980Sarah Shahi, American actress and model
- 1990Mirko Bortolotti, Italian racing car driver
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