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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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)
- 69Lucius Calpurnius Piso Licinianus is appointed by Galba to deputy Roman Emperor.
- 1645Archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London.
- 1861American Civil War: Florida secedes from the Union.
- 1863The London Underground, the world’s oldest underground railway, opens between London Paddington station and Farringdon station.
- 1923Lithuania seizes and annexes Memel.
- 1941World War II: The Greek army captures Kleisoura.
- 1946The United States Army Signal Corps successfully conducts Project Diana, bouncing radio waves off the moon and receiving the reflected signals.
- 1954BOAC Flight 781 A de Havilland DH.106 Comet 1 explodes into the Tyrrhenian Sea killing 35 people.
- 1990Time Warner is formed from the merger of Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc.
- 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?
- 1834Lord Acton, British historian (d. 1902)
- 1922Hannelore Schroth, German actress (d. 1987)
- 1945Jennifer Moss, English Actress (d. 2006)
- 1948Mischa Maisky, Latvian cellist
- 1950Roy Blunt, American politician
- 1951Nicolas Philibert, French film director
- 1963David Dewayne Johnson, American convicted murderer (d. 2000)
- 1967Maciej Śliwowski, Polish footballer
- 1980Nelson Cuevas, Paraguayan footballer
- 1984Nando Rafael, Angolan-German footballer
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