All About October 10th

All About October 10th

Holidays, Horoscope and History

October 10th Holidays

October 10th Horoscope

  • Date range: September 23 – October 22
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  • Element: Air
  • Quality: Cardinal
  • Color: Pink, Green
  • Ruler: Venus
  • Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
  • Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
  • Famous Libras: Neve Cambell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Effron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Surandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.

October 10th History

  • 1780 – The Great Hurricane of 1780 kills 20,000–30,000 in the Caribbean.
  • 1845 – In Annapolis, Maryland, the Naval School (later the United States Naval Academy) opens with 50 students.
  • 1846 – Triton, the largest moon of the planet Neptune, is discovered by English astronomer William Lassell.
  • 1871 – Chicago burns after a barn accident lasting from October 8–10.
  • 1920 – The #1 movie in the US was The Round-Up.
  • 1940 – The #1 movie in the US was Strike Up the Band.
  • 1941 – The #1 song in the US was Piano Concerto in B Flat by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra.
  • 1954 – David Lee Roth, American vocalist and member of the band Van Halen, was born in Bloomington, IN.
  • 1957 – The Windscale fire results in Britain’s worst nuclear accident.
  • 1958 – Tanya Tucker, American country musical artist was born in Seminole, TX.
  • 1967 – The Outer Space Treaty comes into force.
  • 1967 – The #1 movie in the US was Bonnie and Clyde.
  • 1969 – Brett Favre, Football quarterback was born in Gulfport, MS.
  • 1971 – The #1 song in the US was Maggie May by Rod Stewart.
  • 1973 – Mario Lopez, American actor was born in San Diego, CA.
  • 1974 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. American race car driver was born in Kannapolis, NC.
  • 1979 – Mýa, American singer-songwriter was born in Washington, D.C.
  • 1981 – The #1 movie in the US was Chariots of Fire.
  • 1981 – The #1 song according to playback.fm was Endless Love by Diana Rossand Lionel Richie.
  • 1990 – Rakul Preet Singh, Indian film actress was born in New Delhi, India.
  • 2006 – The #1 movie was, “The Grudge 2.”
  • 2018 – Hurricane Michael makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle as a Category 5, killing 57 people in the United States,  and causes an estimated $25.1 billion in damage.

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