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Wednesday January 10, 2018

January 10: Day of the Week

January 10, 2018 was the 10th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 355 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.

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

January 2018
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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.

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January 10 Historical Event(s)

  • 49 BC
    Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war.
  • 1776
    Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense.
  • 1810
    Napoleon divorces his first wife Joséphine.
  • 1863
    The London Underground, the world’s oldest underground railway, opens between London Paddington station and Farringdon station.
  • 1922
    Arthur Griffith is elected President of the Irish Free State.
  • 1946
    The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the moon and receiving the reflected signals.
  • 1954
    BOAC Flight 781 A de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1 explodes into the Tyrrhenian Sea killing 35 people.
  • 1962
    Apollo 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.
  • 1999
    Sanjeev 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.
  • 2003
    Illinois 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?

  • 1538
    Louis of Nassau, Dutch general (d. 1574)
  • 1573
    Simon Marius, German astronomer (d. 1624)
  • 1849
    Robert Crosbie, Canadian theosophist (d. 1919)
  • 1913
    Mehmet Shehu, Albanian politician (d. 1981)
  • 1918
    Arthur Chung, President of Guyana (d. 2008)
  • 1922
    Billy Liddell, Scottish Footballer (d. 2001)
  • 1953
    Bobby Rahal, American racing driver and team owner
  • 1959
    Bernhard Hoff, East German athlete
  • 1965
    Butch Hartman, American animator
  • 1974
    Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor

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