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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.

January 10 Historical Event(s)

  • 1810
    Napoleon divorces his first wife Joséphine.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Florida secedes from the Union.
  • 1870
    John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
  • 1901
    The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
  • 1923
    Lithuania seizes and annexes Memel.
  • 1941
    World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.
  • 1946
    The first General Assembly of the United Nations opens in London. Fifty-one nations are represented.
  • 1954
    BOAC Flight 781 A de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1 explodes into the Tyrrhenian Sea killing 35 people.
  • 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.
  • 1984
    The United States and the Vatican establish full diplomatic relations after 117 years.

Who were born on January 10?

  • 1715
    Christian August Crusius, German philosopher and theologian (d. 1775)
  • 1887
    Robinson Jeffers, American poet (d. 1962)
  • 1917
    Jerry Wexler, American record producer (d. 2008)
  • 1927
    Otto Stich, Swiss politician
  • 1939
    Jared Carter, American poet
  • 1972
    Mohammed Benzakour, Dutch writer
  • 1974
    Clinton O'Brien, Australian rugby league player
  • 1986
    Chen Jin, Chinese badminton player
  • 1988
    Vladimir Zharkov, Russian ice hockey player
  • 1990
    Tao Li, Singaporean swimmer

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