March 10: Day of the Week
March 10, 2021 was the 69th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 296 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 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)
- 1607Susenyos defeats the combined armies of Yaqob and Abuna Petros II at the Battle of Gol in Gojjam, making him Emperor of Ethiopia.
- 1816Crossing of the Andes: A group of royalist scouts is captured during the Action of Juncalito.
- 1848The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is ratified by the United States Senate, ending the Mexican-American War.
- 1906The Courrières mine disaster, Europe’s worst ever, kills 1099 miners in Northern France.
- 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.
- 1917Batangas is formally founded as one of the Philippines’s earliest encomiendas.
- 1959Tibetan uprising: Fearing an abduction attempt by China, 300,000 Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama’s palace to prevent his removal.
- 1975Vietnam War: North Vietnamese troops attack Ban Me Thuot, South Vietnam, on their way to capturing Saigon.
- 1980Formation of the Irish Army Ranger Wing
- 2006The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars.
Who were born on March 10?
- 1888Barry Fitzgerald, Irish actor (d. 1961)
- 1905Richard Haydn, English actor (d. 1985)
- 1940David Rabe, American playwright and screenwriter
- 1958Sharon Stone, American actress
- 1960Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen, German keyboardist and songwriter
- 1965Rod Woodson, American football player
- 1973Dan Swanö, Swedish musician
- 1981Samuel Eto'o, Cameroonian footballer
- 1984Olivia Wilde, American actress
- 1988Michael Dunlop, Northern Irish motorbike racer
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