March 10

March 10

Hote Matsuri
(Shiogama, Japan)
Tibetan Uprising Day
(Tibetan independence supporters)

March 10 : World Kidney Day
World Kidney Day, celebrated on March 10 every year, aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide

Events March 10

1629 – Charles I of England dissolves the Parliament, beginning the eleven-year period known as the Personal Rule.
1876 – Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call by saying "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you."
1891 – Almon Strowger, an undertaker in Topeka, Kansas, patents the Strowger switch, a device which led to the automation of telephone circuit switching.
1909 – By signing the Anglo-Siamese Treaty of 1909, Thailand relinquishes its sovereignty over the Malay states of Kedah, Kelantan, Perlis and Terengganu, which become British protectorates.
1933 – An earthquake in Long Beach, California kills 115 people and causes an estimated $40 million dollars in damage.
1945 – The U.S. Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting firestorm kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians.
1959 – Tibetan uprising: Fearing an abduction attempt by China, 300,000 Tibetans surround the Dalai Lama's palace to prevent his removal.
1977 – Rings of Uranus: Astronomers discover rings around Uranus.
2000 – The NASDAQ Composite stock market index peaks at 5132.52, signaling the beginning of the end of the dot-com boom.
2006 – The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter arrives at Mars.

 

 

 

 

 



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