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 254th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 112 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 28, 2020 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 26,661,600 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 ‘dihectapentacontatetragon’ day.

Lovelife today Hey! How’s your lovelife today? Get a free love reading with the most frank answers. Start to seize love opportunities in your life! Did I mention it’s F-R-E-E? (Sponsored link; 18+ only)

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 155 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 2,820 days since this fabled cataclysmic event.

My Famous Birthday Ninja Do people and celebrities interest you? Discover all the September 10 famous birthdays who share your special day. Learn some fun facts about your birthday! (Sponsored link)

September 10 Historical Events

  • 506
    The bishops of Visigothic Gaul meet in the Council of Agde.
  • 1419
    John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy is assassinated by adherents of the Dauphin, the future Charles VII of France.
  • 1776
    American Revolutionary War: Nathan Hale volunteers to spy for the Continental Army.
  • 1798
    At the Battle of St. George’s Caye, British Honduras defeats Spain.
  • 1823
    Simón Bolívar is named President of Peru.
  • 1898
    Empress Elizabeth of Austria is assassinated by Luigi Lucheni.
  • 1937
    Nine nations attend the Nyon Conference to address international piracy in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • 1939
    World War II: Canada declares war on Nazi Germany, joining the Allies – France, the United Kingdom, New Zealand and Australia.
  • 2002
    Switzerland, traditionally a neutral country, joins the United Nations.
  • 2008
    The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland.

Who were born on September 10?

  • 1624
    Thomas Sydenham, English physician (d. 1689)
  • 1852
    Alice Brown Davis, Seminole chief (d. 1935)
  • 1890
    Franz Werfel, Austrian-Bohemian novelist (d. 1945)
  • 1896
    Robert Taschereau, Canadian judge and politician (d. 1970)
  • 1941
    Gunpei Yokoi, Japanese inventor and video game designer (d. 1997)
  • 1953
    Yannis Bezos, Greek actor
  • 1956
    Johnny Fingers, Irish musician The Boomtown Rats
  • 1956
    Johnny Hickman, American musician
  • 1968
    Big Daddy Kane, American rapper
  • 1988
    Coco Rocha, Canadian fashion model

Who died on September 10?

  • 1842
    William Hobson, first Governor of New Zealand (b. 1792)
  • 1898
    Elisabeth of Austria (assassinated) (b. 1837)
  • 1905
    Pete Browning, American baseball player (b. 1861)
  • 1931
    Dmitri Egorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1869)
  • 1954
    Peter Anders, German operatic tenor (b. 1908)
  • 1961
    Leo Carrillo, American actor (b. 1880)
  • 1995
    Yasutomo Nagai, motorbike driver (b.1965)
  • 2004
    Brock Adams, American politician (b. 1927)
  • 2006
    King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV of Tonga (b. 1918)
  • 2007
    Ted Stepien, former basketball team owner (b. 1925)

MyFirstName.Rocks What no one tells you about your first name’s personality. Are there hidden powers in your moniker? Check out Holly’s personality and get smart about names today. (Sponsored links)