10 May

10 May

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

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

Global Celebrations

  • World Lupus Day.
  • International Day Of Argania.
  • Mother Ocean Day
  • One Day Without Shoes Day
  • National Clean Up Your Room Day

Historic Events

1994: Nelson Mandela becomes South Africa’s first black president in 1994.

1951: Motorists stop to watch a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser cross a taxiway bridge at New York International Airport aka Idlewild (now JFK) in 1951.

Motorists stop to watch a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser cross a taxiway bridge at New York International Airport aka Idlewild (now JFK) in 1951.

1942: Night witches. Women of the 46th “Taman” Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment. Nina Gorelkina, regiment armaments master, Nadezhda Studilina, 46th air regiment navigator, Nina Buzina, senior armament squadron technician, 10/5/1942 (Colorized)

Night witches. Women of the 46th “Taman” Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment. Nina Gorelkina, regiment armaments master, Nadezhda Studilina, 46th air regiment navigator, Nina Buzina, senior armament squadron technician, 10/5/1942 (Colorized)

1940: The Battle of France began during World War II 1940.

1933: In Germany, Nazis start burning books considered to be un-German in 1933.

1930: A desperate man during the Great Depression 1930

A desperate man during the Great Depression 1930

1913: Both Union and Confederate veterans shake hands over the Angle, the location where Pickett’s Charge took place. (1913)

Both Union and Confederate veterans shake hands over the Angle, the location where Pickett’s Charge took place. (1913)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sid Vicious was born.
  • John Wilkes Booth was born.
  • Mark David Chapman was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths

  • Louis XV of France died.
  • Thomas Young died.
  • Pandit Shivkumar Sharma died.

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