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.

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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.
1475
Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui.
1810
Napoleon divorces his first wife Joséphine.
1861
American Civil War: Florida secedes from the Union.
1870
John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
1901
The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
1920
The Treaty of Versailles takes effect, officially ending World War I.
1922
Arthur Griffith is elected President of the Irish Free State.
1984
The United States and the Vatican establish full diplomatic relations after 117 years.
1985
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?

1573
Simon Marius, German astronomer (d. 1624)
1738
Ethan Allen, American military leader (d. 1789)
1875
Issai Schur, German mathematician (d. 1941)
1924
Max Roach, American musician and composer (d. 2007)
1930
Elaine Devry, American actress
1940
Ntare VI of Ankole, Omugabe of Nkole
1963
Malcolm Dunford, New Zealand footballer
1964
Brad Roberts, Canadian singer (Crash Test Dummies)
1974
Andrey Korneyev, Russian swimmer
1974
Jemaine Clement, New Zealand actor

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