January 10: Day of the Week
January 10, 2021 was the 10th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 355 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is domingo.
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Here’s the January calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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January 10 Historical Event(s)
- 1810Napoleon divorces his first wife Joséphine.
- 1870John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
- 1901The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
- 1923Lithuania seizes and annexes Memel.
- 1946The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the moon and receiving the reflected signals.
- 1972Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns to the newly independent Bangladesh as president after spending over nine months in prison in Pakistan.
- 1984The United States and the Vatican establish full diplomatic relations after 117 years.
- 1990Time Warner is formed from the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc.
- 1999Sanjeev Nanda kills three policemen in New Delhi with his car, an act for which he was later acquitted, resulting in a sharp drop in public confidence in the Indian legal system.
- 20112010–2011 Queensland floods: Torrential rain in the Lockyer Valley region of South East Queensland, Australia causes severe flash flooding, killing 9 people.
Who were born on January 10?
- 1769Michel Ney, French marshal (d. 1815)
- 1849Robert Crosbie, Canadian theosophist (d. 1919)
- 1922Hannelore Schroth, German actress (d. 1987)
- 1935Sherrill Milnes, American baritone
- 1939William Levy, Dutch writer
- 1946Aynsley Dunbar, English musician
- 1972Mohammed Benzakour, Dutch writer
- 1973Jakob Cedergren, Danish actor
- 1974Steve Marlet, French footballer
- 1989Kyle Reimers, Australian rules footballer
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