January 10th - Basic Facts:
- January 10 is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar.
- There are 355 days remaining until the end of the year (356 in leap years).
- The preceding day is January 9.
- Next day is January 11.
January 10th Deaths (Here)
January 10th Events:
49 BC – Julius Caesar crosses the Rubicon, signaling the start of civil war.
1072 – Robert Guiscard conquers Palermo.
1475 – Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire (Battle of Vaslui).
1645 – Archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London.
1776 – Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense.
1806 – Dutch settlers in Cape Town surrender to the British.
1810 – The marriage Between Napoleon & Josephine is annulled.
1861 – Florida secedes from the Union (American Civil War).
1863 – The London Underground opens between London Paddington station & Farringdon station.
1870 – John D. Rockefeller incorporates Standard Oil.
1901 – The first great Texas oil gusher is discovered at Spindletop in Beaumont, Texas.
1920 – The League of Nations holds its first meeting, & ratifies the Treaty of Versailles, ending World War I.
1922 – Arthur Griffith is elected President of the Irish Free State.
1923 – Lithuania seizes & annexes Memel.
1941 – Lend-Lease is introduced in the U.S. Congress.
1941 – The Greek army captures Kleisoura (World War II).
1946 – First General Assembly of the United Nations opens in London (51 nations represented).
1962 – NASA announces plans to build the C-5 rocket booster (Apollo Project).
1972 – Sheikh Mujibur Rahman returns as president to the newly independent Bangladesh.
1984 – The United States & the Vatican establish full diplomatic relations (after 117 years).
1990 – Time Warner is formed from merger of Time Inc. & Warner Communications Inc.
2001 – Large section of the chalk cliff at Beachy Head collapses into the sea.
2005 – A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, California, killing 10 people.
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