February 10: Day of the Week
February 10, 2020 is the 41st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 325 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
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Here’s the February calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Aquarius is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Amethyst is the modern birthstone for this month. Bloodstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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February 10 Historical Event(s)
- 1763French and Indian War: The 1763 Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Quebec to Great Britain.
- 1814Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Champaubert
- 1870The YWCA is founded in New York City.
- 1910New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Metal Dog in Chinese astrology.
- 1933In round 13 of a boxing match at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, Primo Carnera knocks out Ernie Schaaf, killing him.
- 1942Japanese submarine bombards Midway Atoll.
- 1943World War II: Attempting to completely lift the Siege of Leningrad, the Soviet Red Army engages German troops and Spanish volunteers in the Battle of Krasny Bor.
- 1981A fire at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino kills eight and injures 198.
- 1989Ron Brown is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee becoming the first African American to lead a major American political party.
- 2005North Korea announces that it possesses nuclear weapons.
Who were born on February 10?
- 1847Nabinchandra Sen, famous Bengali poet (d. 1909)
- 1890Fanny Kaplan, Russian political revolutionary and attempted assassin of Vladimir Lenin (d. 1918)
- 1905William Henry “Chick” Webb, American drummer and swing band leader (d. 1939)
- 1924Bud Poile, Canadian hockey player and executive (d. 2005)
- 1934Fleur Adcock, New Zealand poet
- 1960Robert Addie, British actor (d. 2003)
- 1964Glenn Beck, American author, radio and television host
- 1979Ross Powers, American snowboarder
- 1980Bruno Sundov, Croatian basketball player
- 1987Choi Siwon, South Korean singer (Super Junior)
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