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Tuesday August 10, 2021

August 10: Day of the Week

August 10, 2021 is the 222nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 143 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.

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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)

  • 1675
    The foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London is laid.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Battle of Wilson’s Creek – the war enters Missouri when a band of raw Confederate troops defeat Union forces in the southwestern part of the state.
  • 1913
    Second Balkan War: delegates from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, and Greece sign the Treaty of Bucharest, ending the war.
  • 1920
    World War I: Ottoman sultan Mehmed VI’s representatives sign the Treaty of Sèvres that divides up the Ottoman Empire between the Allies.
  • 1932
    A 5.1 kg chondrite-type meteorite breaks into at least seven pieces and lands near the town of Archie in Cass County, Missouri.
  • 1961
    First use in Vietnam War of the Agent Orange by the U.S. Army.
  • 1988
    Japanese American internment: U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, providing $20,000 payments to Japanese Americans who were either interned in or relocated by the United States during World War II.
  • 1990
    More than 127 Muslims are killed in North East Sri Lanka by paramilitary troops.
  • 1990
    The Magellan space probe reaches Venus.
  • 2003
    The highest temperature ever recorded in the United Kingdom – 38.5 °C in Kent. It is the first time the United Kingdom has recorded a temperature over 100 °F.

Who were born on August 10?

  • 1911
    A. N. Sherwin-White, English historian (d. 1993)
  • 1942
    Betsey Johnson, American fashion designer
  • 1945
    Laura Spurr, American Indian tribal chair (d. 2010)
  • 1954
    Peter Endrulat, German footballer
  • 1959
    Rosanna Arquette, American actress
  • 1968
    Michael Bivins, American singer (New Edition, Bell Biv DeVoe)
  • 1973
    Javier Zanetti, Argentinian footballer
  • 1977
    Matt Morgan, British comedian
  • 1979
    Ted Geoghegan, American filmmaker and author
  • 1983
    Chrisna Bootha, South African netballer

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