May 10th Holidays
- National Clean Up Your Room Day
- National Shrimp Day
- National Small Business Day
- Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day
- Trust Your Intuition Day
- World Lupus Day
May 10th Zodiac Sign is Taurus
Taurus is the second astrological sign in the present zodiac. The Sun is in the sign of Taurus.
Time period: April 20 – May 21
Ruling planet: Venus
Zodiac quality: Fixed
Birthstones: Emerald, Diamond, Sapphire, Garnet, Rose quartz
Famous Tauruses: Dwayne Johnson, Queen Elizabeth II, Megan Fox, George Clooney, Adele, Mark Zuckerberg, Shakespeare, David Beckham, Princess Charlotte of Cambridge
May 10th Trivia
- 1508 – Michelangelo Begins Work on Sistine Chapel Ceiling .
- 1818 Paul Revere b. 1735 American soldier, hero of the American Revolution dies at the age of 83, at his home on Charter Street in Boston.
- 1863 – Stonewall Jackson b. 1824 , Confederate Civil War general. He was shot by friendly fire. His injuries required the amputation of his left arm. He died eight days later from dpneumonia.
- 1899 – Fred Astaire d. 1987 (Frederick Austerlitz), American dancer whose career spanned six decades was born.
- 1933 – John Dillinger The notorious criminal is released from prison after a petition of 188 signatures was presented to the governor. He had served nine and a half years for armed robbery; his victim was one of the petition signers. Dillinger’s stepmother became ill just before he was released from the prison, and died before he could see her. He immediately began his famous crime spree using skills he learned in prison, robbing his first bank the following month. [Source]
- 1960 – Bono, singer from the band, U2, was born today in Dublin, Ireland.
- 1977 Joan Crawford b. 1904 (Lucille LeSueur), American actress. Film: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? dies.
- 1994 – John Wayne Gacy, Jr b. 1942 American serial killer, aka “Killer Clown.” was executed. He confessed to raping and killing 33 young men and boys between 1972 and 1978 – He buried 28 of his victims in the crawl space under his house.
- 2003 – features for its “photo of the day” what would become an Internet classic. ” Eye of God NASA” which is the Helix Nebula, which is the closest known example of a planetary nebula created at the end of the life of a Sun-like star. It lies about 650 light-years away. [Source]
- 2016 – Ryan and Romney refuse to endorse Trump. [Source]
- 2017 – President Trump fire FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday over his handling of the investigation into the private email server Hillary Clinton used when she was secretary of state. [Source]