10 March

10 March

March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 296 days remain until the end of the year.

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about March 10th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about March 10th in history!

Table of Contents

  1. Global Celebrations
  2. Historic Events
  3. Famous Birthdays
  4. Heartbreaking Deaths

Global Celebrations

  • World Kidney Day.
  • International Day Of Awesomeness.
  • National Pack Your Lunch Day
  • International Day of Awesomeness
  • National Mario Day
  • National Blueberry Popover Day
  • International Bagpipe Day
  • International Wig Day
  • Skirt Day

Historic Events

What Happened On This Day – March 10

2000: The dotcom bubble bursts when the NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks at 5408.60

The dotcom boom, which started in 1997, accompanied the advent of countless new Internet-based companies. When the speculative bubble burst, many small investors were affected.

1959: A revolt erupts in Lhasa, sparking the Tibetan uprising,

Fearing the Dalai Lama’s abduction by China, 300,000 Tibetans surrounded his palace.

1952: Fulgencio Batista assumes power in Cuba after a coup

The dictator was overthrown by rebels under the command of Che Guevara in 1959.

1945: The most destructive bombing raid in history hits Tokyo

About 100,000 Tokyo citizens died in the fires caused by the U.S. airforce’s incendiary bombs.

1876: The first telephone call is made

Alexander Graham Bell transmitted the words “Mr. Watson, come here — I want to see you” to his assistant, Thomas A. Watson, who was in the next-door room.

1947: “Good houses, well-maintained courtyard for Socialist Moscow! ” by M.A. Nesterov-Berzin. USSR, 1947 year

“Good houses, well-maintained courtyard for Socialist Moscow! ” by M.A. Nesterov-Berzin. USSR, 1947 year

1928: The Kennedy family children, 1928. The Kennedy family is an American political family that has long been prominent in American politics.

The Kennedy family children, 1928. The Kennedy family is an American political family that has long been prominent in American politics.

1927: Third Plenum of the Kuomintang Central Executive Committee.Mao is third from the right in the second row.10 March 1927

Third Plenum of the Kuomintang Central Executive Committee.Mao is third from the right in the second row.10 March 1927

1915: Henry Moseley, the inventor of the periodic table and the atomic number, was killed by a Turkish sniper in the Gallipoli battle, in 1915. (colorized)

Henry Moseley, the inventor of the periodic table and the atomic number, was killed by a Turkish sniper in the Gallipoli battle, in 1915. (colorized)

Tragic Incidents

  • An avalanche hit the British royal party including Prince Charles!
  • US President approves more troops for Iraq and Afghanistan!
  • A deadly earthquake of magnitude 6.3 at Long Beach, California, kills an estimated 140 people!

Famous Birthdays

Births On This Day, March 10

1958: Sharon Stone, American actress, producer

1957: Osama bin Laden, Saudi Arabian terrorist, founded al-Qaeda

1952: Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwean politician, 2nd Prime Minister of Zimbabwe

1940: Chuck Norris, American actor, martial artist

1903: Bix Beiderbecke, American pianist, composer

Osama Bin Laden was born.

Olivia Wilde was born.

Jon Hamm was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

Deaths On This Day, March 10

2012: Jean Giraud, French author, illustrator

1992: Giorgos Zampetas, Greek bouzouki player, songwriter

1988: Andy Gibb, English/Australian singer

1948: Zelda Fitzgerald, American author

1913: Harriet Tubman, American nurse, activist

Claudius Nero died.

Theodor Zwinger died.

Michiel Coxcie died.


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