What happened this day in history March 10

What are the important events that happened on March 10? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

March 10: Facts & Myths About This Day

March 10 is the 69th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 296 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is February 25, 2023 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 27,973,440 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hexacontaenneagon’ day.

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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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 337 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

The ancient Maya civilization believes that the end of the world will happen on December 21, 2012. There are now 3,731 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

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March 10 Historical Events

  • 298
    Roman Emperor Maximian concludes his campaign in North Africa against the Berbers, and makes a triumphal entry into Carthage.
  • 1607
    Susenyos defeats the combined armies of Yaqob and Abuna Petros II at the Battle of Gol in Gojjam, making him Emperor of Ethiopia.
  • 1735
    An agreement between Nadir Shah and Russia is signed near Ganja and Russian troops are withdrawn from Baku.
  • 1848
    The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo is ratified by the United States Senate, ending the Mexican-American War.
  • 1909
    By signing the Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, Thailand relinquishes its sovereignty over the Malay states of Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Terengganu, which become British protectorates.
  • 1933
    An earthquake in Long Beach, California kills 115 people and causes an estimated $40 million dollars in damage.
  • 1959
    Tibetan uprising: Fearing an abduction attempt by China, 300,000 Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama’s palace to prevent his removal.
  • 1966
    Military 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.
  • 1969
    In Memphis, Tennessee, James Earl Ray pleads guilty to assassinating Martin Luther King Jr. He later retracts his plea.
  • 2000
    The NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks at 5132.52, signaling the beginning of the end of the dot-com boom.

Who were born on March 10?

  • 1845
    Tsar Alexander III of Russia (d. 1894)
  • 1888
    Barry Fitzgerald, Irish actor (d. 1961)
  • 1892
    Gregory La Cava, American director (d. 1952)
  • 1919
    Marion Hutton, American singer (d. 1987)
  • 1947
    Paul Condon, Baron Condon, former police commissioner
  • 1960
    Anne MacKenzie, journalist and broadcaster
  • 1971
    Jon Hamm, American actor
  • 1983
    Che'Nelle, Malaysian Australian singer
  • 1985
    Casey Dienel, American singer-songwriter
  • 1993
    Jeffrey Scaperrotta, American actor

Who died on March 10?

  • 1588
    Theodor Zwinger, Swiss scholar (b. 1533)
  • 1669
    John Denham, English poet (b. 1615)
  • 1832
    Muzio Clementi, Italian composer (b. 1752)
  • 1898
    Marie-Eugénie de Jésus, Founder of the Religious of the Assumption (b. 1817)
  • 1940
    Mikhail Bulgakov, Russian writer (b. 1891)
  • 1977
    E. Power Biggs, English-born organist (b. 1906)
  • 1988
    Andy Gibb, English-born singer (b. 1958)
  • 1999
    Oswaldo Guayasamin, Ecuadorian painter and sculptor (b. 1919)
  • 2008
    Richard Fran Biegenwald, American serial killer (b. 1940)
  • 2008
    Vangelis Kazan, Greek actor (b. 1936)

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