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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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)
- 1407the lama Deshin Shekpa visits the Ming Dynasty capital at Nanjing. He is awarded with the title Great Treasure Prince of Dharma.
- 1500Ludovico Sforza is captured by the Swiss troops at Novara and is handed over to the French.
- 1864Archduke Maximilian of Habsburg is elected emperor of Mexico.
- 1887On Easter Sunday, Pope Leo XIII authorizes the establishment of The Catholic University of America.
- 1963129 people die when the submarine USS Thresher sinks at sea.
- 1970Paul McCartney announces that he leaves The Beatles for personal and professional reasons.
- 197220 days after he is kidnapped in Buenos Aires, Oberdan Sallustro is executed by communist guerrillas.
- 1973A British Vanguard turboprop crashes during a snowstorm at Basel, Switzerland killing 104.
- 1991A rare tropical storm develops in the South Atlantic Ocean near Angola; the first to be documented by satellites.
- 1991Italian ferry Moby Prince collides with an oil tanker in dense fog off Livorno, Italy killing 140.
Who were born on April 10?
- 1827Lew Wallace, American Civil War figure and novelist (d. 1905)
- 1868George Arliss, English actor (d. 1946)
- 1913Stefan Heym, German author (d. 2001)
- 1932Omar Sharif, Egyptian actor
- 1960Steve Bisciotti, American pro football team owner
- 1960Terry Teagle, American basketball player
- 1973Aidan Moffat, Scottish musician
- 1973Guillaume Canet, French actor and film director
- 1979Shemekia Copeland, American singer
- 1980Kasey Kahne, American race-car driver
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