September 10 holidays in 2024

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 Ants on a Log Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Children´s Day Honduras Observance
Teachers' Day China 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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