March 10: Day of the Week
March 10, 2021 is the 69th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 296 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 298Roman Emperor Maximian concludes his campaign in North Africa against the Berbers, and makes a triumphal entry into Carthage.
- 1831The French Foreign Legion is established by King Louis-Philippe to support his war in Algeria.
- 1876Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call by saying “Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.”
- 1952Fulgencio Batista leads a successful coup in Cuba and appoints himself as the “provisional president”.
- 1959Tibetan uprising: Fearing an abduction attempt by China, 300,000 Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama’s palace to prevent his removal.
- 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.
- 1970Vietnam War: Captain Ernest Medina is charged by the U.S. Military with My Lai war crimes.
- 1975Vietnam War: North Vietnamese troops attack Ban Me Thuot, South Vietnam, on their way to capturing Saigon.
- 1980Madeira School headmistress Jean Harris shoots and kills Scarsdale diet doctor Herman Tarnower
- 2005Tung Chee Hwa resigns from his post as the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong after widespread public dissatisfaction of his tenure.
Who were born on March 10?
- 1749Lorenzo Da Ponte, Italian librettist (d. 1838)
- 1810Samuel Ferguson, Irish poet (d. 1886)
- 1846Edward Baker Lincoln, son of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (d. 1850)
- 1887Toshitsugu Takamatsu, Grandmaster of Ninjutsu (d. 1972)
- 1905Betty Amann, German-American actress. (d. 1990)
- 1915Harry Bertoia, Italian artist (d. 1978)
- 1952Morgan Tsvangirai, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
- 1962Jasmine Guy, American actress
- 1971Timbaland, American rapper
- 1988Ivan Rakitić, Croatian footballer
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