On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1788

Famous Birthdays

  • Augustin-Jean Fresnel, optics pioneer/physicist
  • Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, German queen (d. 1819)
1788 Highlights

About May 10, 1788

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 232 years, 2 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus