April 10: Day of the Week
April 10, 2019 was the 100th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 265 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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Here’s the April calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aries is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Diamond is the modern birthstone for this month. Opal is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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April 10 Historical Event(s)
- 1500Ludovico Sforza is captured by the Swiss troops at Novara and is handed over to the French.
- 1741War of the Austrian Succession: Prussia defeats Austria in the Battle of Mollwitz.
- 1821Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople is hanged by the Ottoman government from the main gate of the Patriarchate and his body is thrown into the Bosphorus.
- 1856The Theta Chi fraternity is founded at Norwich University.
- 1912The Titanic leaves port in Southampton, England for her first and only voyage.
- 1944Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler escape from the Birkenau death camp.
- 1959Akihito, future Emperor of Japan, weds Michiko.
- 1970Paul McCartney announces that he leaves The Beatles for personal and professional reasons.
- 1971Ping Pong Diplomacy: In an attempt to thaw relations with the United States, the People’s Republic of China hosts the U.S. table tennis team for a weeklong visit.
- 1972Vietnam War: For the first time since November 1967, American B-52 bombers reportedly begin bombing North Vietnam.
Who were born on April 10?
- 1891Frank Barson, English footballer (d. 1968)
- 1932Omar Sharif, Egyptian actor
- 1961Joe Cole, American roadie (d. 1991)
- 1962Steve Tasker, American football player
- 1963Doris Leuthard, Swiss politician
- 1963Warren DeMartini, American musician
- 1971Al Reyes, Dominican baseball player
- 1979Rachel Corrie, American activist (d. 2003)
- 1979Tsuyoshi Domoto, Japanese artist
- 1986Ayesha Takia, Indian actress
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