Wednesday January 10, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

January 10: Day of the Week

January 10, 2024 was the 10th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 356 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.

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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

January 2024

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Garnet is the modern birthstone for this month. Emerald is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

January 10 Historical Event(s)

49 BC
Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war.
Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
Napoleon divorces his first wife Joséphine.
American Civil War: Florida secedes from the Union.
John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
The Treaty of Versailles takes effect, officially ending World War I.
Arthur Griffith is elected President of the Irish Free State.
The United States and the Vatican establish full diplomatic relations after 117 years.
Sandinista Daniel Ortega becomes president of Nicaragua and vows to continue the transformation to socialism and alliance with the Soviet Union and Cuba; American policy continues to support the Contras in their revolt against the Nicaraguan government.

Who were born on January 10?

Simon Marius, German astronomer (d. 1624)
Ethan Allen, American military leader (d. 1789)
Issai Schur, German mathematician (d. 1941)
Max Roach, American musician and composer (d. 2007)
Elaine Devry, American actress
Ntare VI of Ankole, Omugabe of Nkole
Malcolm Dunford, New Zealand footballer
Brad Roberts, Canadian singer (Crash Test Dummies)
Andrey Korneyev, Russian swimmer
Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor

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