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.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 1306In front of the high altar of Greyfriars Church in Dumfries, Robert the Bruce murders John Comyn, his leading political rival, sparking revolution in the Scottish Wars of Independence
- 1763French and Indian War: The 1763 Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Quebec to Great Britain.
- 1798Louis Alexandre Berthier invades Rome, proclaims a Roman Republic on February 15 and then on February 20 takes Pope Pius VI prisoner.
- 1906HMS Dreadnought is launched.
- 1920Jozef Haller de Hallenburg performs symbolic wedding of Poland to the sea, celebrating restitution of Polish access to open sea.
- 1923Texas Tech University is founded as Texas Technological College in Lubbock, Texas.
- 1947Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia.
- 1994New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Dog in Chinese astrology.
- 1998Voters in Maine repeal a gay rights law passed in 1997 becoming the first U.S. state to abandon such a law.
- 2009The communication satellites Iridium 33 and Kosmos-2251 collide in orbit, destroying both.
Who were born on February 10?
- 1868Prince Waldemar of Prussia, son of Emperor Frederick III (d. 1879)
- 1905Walter A. Brown, American professional sports team owner and executive (d. 1964)
- 1947Butch Morris, American jazz cornetist and composer
- 1960Robert Addie, British actor (d. 2003)
- 1964Francesca Neri, Italian actress
- 1964Glenn Beck, American author, radio and television host
- 1966Daryl Johnston, American football player
- 1976Vedran Runje, Croatian footballer
- 1980Enzo Maresca, Italian footballer
- 1983James Ryan, New Zealand rugby player
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