What are the important events that happened on September 10? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.
September 10: Facts & Myths About This Day
September 10 is the 253rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 112 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 28, 2019 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?
When this day started, 26,134,560 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 ‘dihectapentacontatrigon’ day.
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Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 137 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 2,454 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.
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September 10 Historical Events
The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.
Elias Howe is granted a patent for the sewing machine.
George Mary Searle discovers the asteroid 55 Pandora.
Russian Civil War: The Red Army captures Kazan.
The New York City Subway’s third competing subway system, the municipally-owned IND, is opened.
The people of Gibraltar vote to remain a British dependency rather than becoming part of Spain.
The United States suffers its first loss of an international basketball game in a disputed match against the Soviet Union at Munich, Germany.
Hamida Djandoubi, convicted of torture and murder, is the last person to be executed by guillotine in France.
Charles Ingram cheats his way into winning one million pounds on a British version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire.
Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.
Who were born on September 10?
Maria Theresa of Spain, queen of Louis XIV of France (d. 1683)
Sir John Soane, English neo-classical architect (d. 1837)
Marie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (d. 1881)
Tommy Leonetti, American songwriter, actor (d. 1979)
Yevgeny Khrunov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2000)
Yannis Bezos, Greek actor
Randy Johnson, American baseball player
Jayam Ravi, Indian Actor
Laurent Koscielny, French footballer
Hiroki Uchi, Japanese singer and actor
Who died on September 10?
Federico da Montefeltro, Italian Renaissance condottiero and arts patron (b. 1422)
William Morgan, Welsh Bible translator (b. 1545)
Elisabeth of Austria (assassinated) (b. 1837)
Wilhelm Fritz von Roettig, German soldier (b. 1888)
Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver (b. 1928)
Father Divine, American religious leader (b. 1880)
Felix Bloch, Swiss-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
Yasutomo Nagai, motorbike driver (b.1965)
Hans List, Austrian scientist and inventor (b. 1896)
Carl Forgione, British actor (b. 1944)
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