Wednesday April 10, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

April 10: Day of the Week

April 10, 2024 was the 101st day of the year 2024 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 Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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

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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.

April 10 Historical Event(s)

837
Halley’s Comet and Earth experienced their closest approach to one another when their separating distance equalled 0.0342 AU (3.2 million miles).
1856
The Theta Chi fraternity is founded at Norwich University.
1864
Archduke Maximilian of Habsburg is elected emperor of Mexico.
1912
The Titanic leaves port in Southampton, England for her first and only voyage.
1916
The Professional Golfers Association of America (PGA) is created in New York City.
1925
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is first published in New York City, by Charles Scribner’s Sons.
1941
World War II: The Axis Powers in Europe establish the Independent State of Croatia from occupied Yugoslavia with Ante Pavelić's Ustaše fascist insurgents in power.
1970
Paul McCartney announces that he leaves The Beatles for personal and professional reasons.
1972
Seventy-four nations sign the Biological Weapons Convention, the first multilateral disarmament treaty banning the production of biological weapons.
1992
The Maraghar Massacre, killing of ethnic Armenian civil population of the village Maraghar by Azerbaijani troops during the Nagorno-Karabakh War.

Who were born on April 10?

1847
Joseph Pulitzer, American journalist and publisher (d. 1911)
1865
Jack Miner, Canadian conservationist (d. 1944)
1930
Dolores Huerta, American labor activist
1930
Norma Candal, Puerto Rican actor and comedian (d. 2006)
1936
John Madden, American football coach and broadcaster
1951
David Helvarg, American journalist and environmental activist
1974
Petros Passalis, Greek footballer
1979
Peter Kopteff, Finnish footballer
1979
Rachel Corrie, American activist (d. 2003)
1990
Ben Amos, English footballer

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