September 10 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
St. George's Caye Day Belize Public Holiday
Repression Victims' Day Mongolia Observance
World Suicide Prevention Day - International (Awareness & Cause, Health & Body)
Gibraltar Day Gibraltar Public Holiday
National Swap Ideas Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action, Education & Reading)
National TV Dinner Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Pet Memorial Day - Unofficial (Animals)
National Hug Your Hound Day - Unofficial (Animals)
Children´s Day Honduras Observance
National Grandparents Day United States Observance
Teachers' Day China Observance
Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector Turkmenistan Observance
Turkmen Bakhshi Day Turkmenistan Observance
Day of the Homeland Germany Observance
Fathers' Day Multiple [Show] Observance
Knabenschiessen Switzerland (Zurich) Observance

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.

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