March 10: Day of the Week
March 10, 2019 was the 69th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 296 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 March calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Pisces is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Aquamarine is the modern birthstone for this month. Jade is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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March 10 Historical Event(s)
- 1814Napoleon I of France is defeated at the Battle of Laon in France.
- 1816Crossing of the Andes: A group of royalist scouts is captured during the Action of Juncalito.
- 1830The KNIL also known as the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army is created.
- 1861El Hadj Umar Tall seizes the city of Ségou, destroying the Bambara Empire of Mali.
- 1891Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the Strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.
- 1909By signing the Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, Thailand relinquishes its sovereignty over the Malay states of Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Terengganu, which become British protectorates.
- 1959Tibetan uprising: Fearing an abduction attempt by China, 300,000 Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama’s palace to prevent his removal.
- 1968Vietnam War: Battle of Lima Site 85, concluding the 11th with largest single ground combat loss of United States Air Force members (12) during that war.
- 1969In Memphis, Tennessee, James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating Martin Luther King Jr. He later retracts his plea.
- 1975Vietnam War: North Vietnamese troops attack Ban Me Thuot, South Vietnam, on their way to capturing Saigon.
Who were born on March 10?
- 1846Edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (d. 1850)
- 1929Huey P. Meaux, American record producer (d. 2011)
- 1946Hiroshi Fushida, Japanese racing driver
- 1960Lance Burton, American stage illusionist
- 1963Jeff Ament, American musician (Pearl Jam)
- 1967Daichi Suzuki, Japanese swimmer
- 1981Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian footballer
- 1983Reena Virk, Canadian murder victim (d. 1997)
- 1986JC de Vera, Filipino actor
- 1988Ivan Rakitić, Croatian footballer
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