February 10: Day of the Week
February 10, 2020 was the 41st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 325 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 1258Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.
- 1355The St. Scholastica’s Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.
- 1870The YWCA is founded in New York City.
- 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.
- 1947Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia.
- 1954President Dwight Eisenhower warns against United States intervention in Vietnam.
- 1989Ron Brown is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee becoming the first African American to lead a major American political party.
- 1996The IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov for the first time.
- 2009The communication satellites Iridium 33 and Kosmos-2251 collide in orbit, destroying both.
- 2043New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Pig in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 10?
- 1824Samuel Plimsoll, British politician and social reformer
- 1894Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 1957-1963 (d. 1986)
- 1903Waldemar Hoven, German physician (d. 1948)
- 1920Neva Patterson, American actress (d. 2010)
- 1964Francesca Neri, Italian actress
- 1978Lorna Bailey, English ceramic designer
- 1980Mike Ribeiro, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1981Natasha St-Pier, Canadian singer
- 1991Emma Roberts, American actress
- 1995Haruna Kawaguchi, Japanese model and actress
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