February 10: Day of the Week
February 10, 2019 was the 41st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 324 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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
- 1355The St. Scholastica’s Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.
- 1840Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
- 1870The YWCA is founded in New York City.
- 1920Jozef Haller de Hallenburg performs symbolic wedding of Poland to the sea, celebrating restitution of Polish access to open sea.
- 1936Second Italo-Abyssinian War: Italian troops launched the Battle of Amba Aradam against Ethiopian defenders.
- 1964Melbourne-Voyager collision: The aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne collides with the destroyer HMAS Voyager off the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.
- 2005North Korea announces that it possesses nuclear weapons.
- 2009The communication satellites Iridium 33 and Kosmos-2251 collide in orbit, destroying both.
- 2024New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Wood Dragon in Chinese astrology.
Who were born on February 10?
- 1920Alex Comfort, British physician and writer (d. 2000)
- 1926Danny Blanchflower, Northern Irish footballer (d. 1993)
- 1929Jerry Goldsmith, American composer (d. 2004)
- 1959John Calipari, American basketball coach
- 1960Robert Addie, British actor (d. 2003)
- 1963Lenny Dykstra, American baseball player
- 1964Victor Davis, Canadian swimmer (d. 1989)
- 1970Nobushige Kumakubo, Japanese racing driver
- 1975Kool Savas, German rapper
- 1981Andrew Johnson, English footballer
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