September 10 holidays in 2017

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Knabenschiessen
Switzerland (Zurich) Observance
European Heritage Days (Day of the Open Monument)
Germany Observance
Day of the Homeland
Germany Observance
St. George's Caye Day
Belize Public Holiday
Teachers' Day
China Observance
Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector
Turkmenistan Observance
Turkmen Bakhshi Day
Turkmenistan Observance
Gibraltar Day
Gibraltar Public Holiday
Repression Victims' Day
Mongolia Observance
National Grandparents Day
United states Observance
World Suicide Prevention Day
- International
Fathers' Day
Multiple [Show] Observance
Children´s Day
Honduras Observance
Swap Ideas Day
- Weird
National Swap Ideas Day
- Weird
National TV Dinner Day
- Weird

Historical Events on September 10

  • 1608: In the colony of Jamestown, Virginia, John Smith is put into office as council president.
  • 1776: During the American Revolutionary War, Nathan Hale agrees to spy in service of the Continental Army.
  • 1813: During the War of 1812, the British fleet is defeated at the Battle of Lake Erie by the U.S.
  • 1846: The patent for the sewing machine is awarded to Elias Howe.
  • 1858: The asteroid 55 Pandora is discovered by George Mary Searle.
  • 1897: During what would later be dubbed the Lattimer Massacre, 19 unarmed immigrant miners who were on strike in Lattimer, Pennsylvania were killed by a sheriff’s posse.
  • 1919: The Allies and Austria sign the Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye; This treaty recognized the independence of Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland and Yugoslavia.
  • 1939: Canada declares war on Germany. This puts them on the side of the Allies – which at the time included Poland, France, the U.K., Australia and New Zealand.
  • 1942: An amphibious landing is undertaken on Madagascar by British forces.
  • 2001: The mayor of Campinas, Brazil – Antonio da Costa Santos – is assassinated on this date.
  • 2002: Switzerland joins the U.N.
  • 2008: The largest super collider in the world – the Large Hadron Collider at CERN – is fired up for the first time in Geneva, Switzerland.

Famous Birthdays on September 10

  • American actor Robert Wise is born in 1914.
  • American actor Edmond O’Brien is born in 1915.
  • American singer-songwriter Roy Brown is born in 1925.
  • American golfer Arnold Palmer is born in 1929.
  • American poet Mary Oliver is born in 1935.
  • American biologist, author and geographer Jared Diamon is born in 1937.
  • American football player Buck Buchanan is born in 1940.
  • American news talk show host and author Bill O’Reilly is born in 1949.
  • American songwriter and guitarist Joe Perry is born in 1950.
  • American golfer Bill Rogers is born in 1951.
  • American journalist Trace Gallagher is born in 1961.
  • American drummer and songwriter Bill Stevenson is born in 1963.
  • American rapper, actor and producer Big Daddy Kane is born in 1968.
  • English director, screenwriter and producer Guy Ritchie is born in 1968.
  • American singer-songwriter Paula Kelley is born in 1970.

Labor Day

Grandparents Day

Autumnal Equinox

Leif Erikson Day

Black Friday

Cyber Monday

Giving Tuesday