This was 10th day of the year and 355 days remained in the year.

January 10 Birthdays

George Foreman
1949–, American boxer

John Root
architect (1850)

Robinson Jeffers
poet (1887)

Dame Barbara Hepworth
sculptor (1903)

Donald Knuth
mathematician and computer scientist (1938)

Rod Stewart
singer (1945)

Donald Fagen
pop musician (1948)

Shawn Colvin
folk singer (1956)

January 10 in History


Thomas Paine's Common Sense, which greatly influenced the authors of the Declaration of Independence, was published.


The first underground passenger railway, the Metropolitan, opened in London.


The League of Nations came into existence.


The first General Assembly of the United Nations convened in London.


The first African-American senator elected by popular vote, Edward Brooke of Massachusetts, took his seat.


The U.S. and the Vatican reestablished diplomatic relations after a 117-year break.


North Korea announced that it was withdrawing from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

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