March 10: Day of the Week
March 10, 2023 is the 69th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 296 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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.
- 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.
- 1864American Civil War: The Red River Campaign begins as Union troops reach Alexandria, Louisiana.
- 1933An earthquake in Long Beach, California kills 115 people and causes an estimated $40 million dollars in damage.
- 1944Greek Civil War: The Political Committee of National Liberation is established in Greece by the National Liberation Front.
- 1945The U.S. Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting firestorm kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians.
- 1959Tibetan uprising: Fearing an abduction attempt by China, 300,000 Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama’s palace to prevent his removal.
- 1980Formation of the Irish Army Ranger Wing
- 2008The New York Times reveals that Governor of New York Eliot Spitzer had patronized a prostitution service.
Who were born on March 10?
- 1787William Etty, English painter (d. 1849)
- 1847Kate Sheppard, New Zealand suffragist (d. 1934)
- 1920Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur (d. 2007)
- 1928James Earl Ray, American assassin (d. 1998)
- 1946Mike Hollands, Australian animator
- 1970Michel van der Aa, Dutch composer
- 1972Paraskevi Tsiamita, Greek athlete
- 1978Neil Alexander, Scottish footballer
- 1983Reena Virk, Canadian murder victim (d. 1997)
- 1984Nikos Arabatzis, Greek footballer
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