What happened this day in history September 10

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

  • 506
    The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.
  • 1846
    Elias Howe is granted a patent for the sewing machine.
  • 1858
    George Mary Searle discovers the asteroid 55 Pandora.
  • 1918
    Russian Civil War: The Red Army captures Kazan.
  • 1932
    The New York City Subway’s third competing subway system, the municipally-owned IND, is opened.
  • 1967
    The people of Gibraltar vote to remain a British dependency rather than becoming part of Spain.
  • 1972
    The United States suffers its first loss of an international basketball game in a disputed match against the Soviet Union at Munich, Germany.
  • 1977
    Hamida Djandoubi, convicted of torture and murder, is the last person to be executed by guillotine in France.
  • 2001
    Charles Ingram cheats his way into winning one million pounds on a British version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire.
  • 2007
    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?

  • 1638
    Maria Theresa of Spain, queen of Louis XIV of France (d. 1683)
  • 1753
    Sir John Soane, English neo-classical architect (d. 1837)
  • 1801
    Marie Laveau, American Voodoo practitioner (d. 1881)
  • 1929
    Tommy Leonetti, American songwriter, actor (d. 1979)
  • 1933
    Yevgeny Khrunov, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 2000)
  • 1953
    Yannis Bezos, Greek actor
  • 1963
    Randy Johnson, American baseball player
  • 1980
    Jayam Ravi, Indian Actor
  • 1985
    Laurent Koscielny, French footballer
  • 1986
    Hiroki Uchi, Japanese singer and actor

Who died on September 10?

  • 1482
    Federico da Montefeltro, Italian Renaissance condottiero and arts patron (b. 1422)
  • 1604
    William Morgan, Welsh Bible translator (b. 1545)
  • 1898
    Elisabeth of Austria (assassinated) (b. 1837)
  • 1939
    Wilhelm Fritz von Roettig, German soldier (b. 1888)
  • 1961
    Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver (b. 1928)
  • 1965
    Father Divine, American religious leader (b. 1880)
  • 1983
    Felix Bloch, Swiss-born physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1905)
  • 1995
    Yasutomo Nagai, motorbike driver (b.1965)
  • 1996
    Hans List, Austrian scientist and inventor (b. 1896)
  • 1998
    Carl Forgione, British actor (b. 1944)

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