On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1838

Famous Birthdays

  • James, 1st Viscount Bryce, historian/statesman

Person of interestJohn Wilkes Booth

John Wilkes Booth, American stage actor and assassin of US President Abraham Lincoln, born in Bel Air, Maryland (d. 1865)

1838 Highlights

About May 10, 1838

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 182 years, 6 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus