Friday May 10, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

May 10: Day of the Week

May 10, 2024 is the 131st day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 235 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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Here’s the May calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Taurus is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Emerald is the modern birthstone for this month. Sapphire is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

May 10 Historical Event(s)

1291
Scottish nobles recognize the authority of Edward I of England.
1775
American Revolutionary War: A small Colonial militia led by Ethan Allen and Colonel Benedict Arnold captures Fort Ticonderoga.
1775
American Revolutionary War: Representatives from the Thirteen Colonies begin the Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
1824
The National Gallery in London opens to the public.
1872
Victoria Woodhull becomes the first woman nominated for President of the United States.
1941
World War II: The House of Commons in London is damaged by the Luftwaffe in an air raid.
1960
The nuclear submarine USS Triton completes Operation Sandblast, the first underwater circumnavigation of the earth.
1981
François Mitterrand wins the presidential election and becomes the first Socialist President of France in the French Fifth Republic.
1994
Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa’s first black president.
1997
A 7.3 Mw earthquake strikes Iran’s Khorasan Province, killing 1,567, injuring over 2,300, leaving 50,000 homeless, and damaging or destroying over 15,000 homes.

Who were born on May 10?

1916
Milton Babbitt, American composer (d. 2011)
1938
Dang Nhat Minh, Vietnamese film director
1952
Kikki Danielsson, Swedish singer
1968
William Regal (Darren Matthews), English professional wrestler
1970
Gina Philips, American actress
1975
Torbjørn Brundtland, Norwegian musician (Röyksopp)
1977
Henri Camara, Senegalese footballer
1979
Lee Hyori, South Korean singer
1987
Anej Lovrečič, Slovenian footballer
1987
Wilson Chandler, American basketball player

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