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Monday August 10, 2020

August 10: Day of the Week

August 10, 2020 was the 223rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 143 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 10: This Day in History

The term ‘the 10th of August’is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the 10th of August, 1792, the effective end of the French monarchy until it is restored in 1814.

August 10 Historical Event(s)

  • 1270
    Yekuno Amlak takes the imperial throne of Ethiopia, restoring the Solomonic dynasty to power after a 100-year Zagwe interregnum.
  • 1519
    Ferdinand Magellan’s five ships set sail from Seville to circumnavigate the globe. The Basque second in command Sebastian Elcano will complete the expedition after Magellan’s death in the Philippines.
  • 1792
    French Revolution: Storming of the Tuileries Palace – Louis XVI of France is arrested and taken into custody as his Swiss Guards are massacred by the Parisian mob.
  • 1809
    Quito, now the capital of Ecuador, declares independence from Spain. This rebellion will be crushed on August 2, 1810.
  • 1948
    Candid Camera makes its television debut after being on radio for a year as Candid Microphone.
  • 1961
    First use in Vietnam War of the Agent Orange by the U.S. Army.
  • 1969
    A day after murdering Sharon Tate and four others, members of Charles Manson’s cult kill Leno and Rosemary LaBianca.
  • 1990
    More than 127 Muslims are killed in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitary troops.
  • 1993
    An earthquake measuring 7.0 on the Richter Scale hits the South Island of New Zealand.
  • 2003
    Yuri Malenchenko becomes the first person to marry in space.

Who were born on August 10?

  • 1296
    King John of Bohemia (d. 1346)
  • 1923
    Fred Ridgway, English cricketer
  • 1937
    Anatoly Sobchak, Russian politician
  • 1945
    Harriet Miers, American lawyer and White House Counsel
  • 1952
    Diane Venora, American actress
  • 1959
    Rosanna Arquette, American actress
  • 1962
    Alan Muraoka, American actor
  • 1970
    Brendon Julian, Australian cricketer
  • 1972
    Christofer Johnsson, Swedish guitarist and vocalist (Therion)
  • 1977
    Matt Morgan, British comedian

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