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Tuesday October 10, 2023

October 10: Day of the Week

October 10, 2023 is the 283rd day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 82 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

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

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Zodiac & Birthstone

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

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October 10 Historical Event(s)

  • 680
    Battle of Karbala: Hussain bin Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, is decapitated by forces under Caliph Yazid I. This is commemorated by Muslims as Aashurah.
  • 732
    Battle of Tours: Near Poitiers, France, the leader of the Franks, Charles Martel and his men, defeat a large army of Moors, stopping the Muslims from spreading into Western Europe. The governor of Cordoba, Abdul Rahman Al Ghafiqi, is killed during the battle.
  • 1580
    After a three-day siege, the English Army beheads over 600 Irish and Papal soldiers and civilians at Dún an Óir, Ireland.
  • 1631
    A Saxon army takes over Prague.
  • 1920
    The Carinthian Plebiscite determines that the larger part of Carinthia should remain part of Austria.
  • 1945
    The Chinese Communist Party and the Kuomintang signed a principle agreement in Chongqing about the future of post-war China. Later, the pact is commonly referred to as the Double-Ten Agreement.
  • 1957
    U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower apologizes to the finance minister of Ghana, Komla Agbeli Gbdemah, after he is refused service in a Dover, Delaware restaurant.
  • 1972
    The 1972 Chicago commuter rail crash, killing 48, occurs due to foggy conditions. The accident’s response pushes for changes in Chicago commuter rail, such as brightly colored ends on the cars.
  • 2006
    The Greek city of Volos floods in one of the prefecture’s worst recorded floods.
  • 2010
    The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved as a country.

Who were born on October 10?

  • 1830
    Queen Isabella II of Spain (d. 1904)
  • 1863
    Louis Cyr, French Canadian strongman (d. 1912)
  • 1929
    Herb Levinson, American actor
  • 1930
    Eugenio Castellotti, Italian race car driver (d. 1957)
  • 1948
    Ed Volker, American musician
  • 1964
    Quinton Flynn, American voice actor
  • 1968
    Marinos Ouzounidis, Greek footballer and football manager
  • 1979
    Ahn Chil Hyun (Kangta), lead singer of the former South Korean group H.O.T.
  • 1984
    Paul Posluszny, American football player
  • 1993
    Jayden Stockley, English footballer

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