January 10: Day of the Week
January 10, 2019 was the 10th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 355 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 49 BCJulius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war.
- 1072Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo.
- 1901The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
- 1920The Treaty of Versailles takes effect, officially ending World War I.
- 1922Arthur Griffith is elected President of the Irish Free State.
- 1941World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.
- 1954BOAC Flight 781 A de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1 explodes into the Tyrrhenian Sea killing 35 people.
- 1962Apollo Project: NASA announces plans to build the C-5 rocket launch vehicle. It became better known as the Saturn V Moon rocket, which launched every Apollo Moon mission.
- 1981Salvadoran Civil War: The FMLN launches its first major offensive, gaining control of most of Morazán and Chalatenango departments
- 2003Illinois Governor George Ryan commutes the death sentences of 167 prisoners on Illinois’ death row based on the Jon Burge scandal.
Who were born on January 10?
- 1607Isaac Jogues, French missionary (d. 1646)
- 1721Johann Philipp Baratier, German scholar (d. 1740)
- 1865Mary Ingalls, sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder (d. 1928)
- 1918Arthur Chung, President of Guyana (d. 2008)
- 1943Jim Croce, American singer (d. 1973)
- 1959Bernhard Hoff, East German athlete
- 1972Brian Lawler, American wrestler
- 1974Akari Kaida, Japanese composer
- 1980Nelson Cuevas, Paraguayan footballer
- 1986Kenneth Vermeer, Dutch footballer
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