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)
- 241 BCFirst Punic War: Battle of the Aegates Islands – The Romans sink the Carthaginian fleet bringing the First Punic War to an end.
- 298Roman Emperor Maximian concludes his campaign in North Africa against the Berbers, and makes a triumphal entry into Carthage.
- 1762French Huguenot Jean Calas, who had been wrongly convicted of killing his son, dies after being tortured by authorities; the event inspired Voltaire to begin a campaign for religious tolerance and legal reform.
- 1848The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is ratified by the United States Senate, ending the Mexican-American War.
- 1876Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call by saying “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.”
- 1917Batangas is formally founded as one of the Philippines’s earliest encomiendas.
- 1966Military Prime Minister of South Vietnam Nguyen Cao Ky sacked rival General Nguyen Chanh Thi, precipitating large-scale civil and military dissension in parts of the nation.
- 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?
- 1844Pablo de Sarasate, Spanish violinist (d. 1908)
- 1938Ieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens
- 1946Mike Hollands, Australian animator
- 1963Rick Rubin, American record producer
- 1964Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
- 1969Walter Schreifels, American musician (Gorilla Biscuits)
- 1970Matt Barlow, American singer (Iced Earth)
- 1975Lyne Bessette, Canadian bicycle racer
- 1978Neil Alexander, Scottish footballer
- 1993Jeffrey Scaperrotta, American actor
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