33 fun facts for September, 10

Discover dozens of fun facts for this special day. Read the summary for a quick recap on what happened.
On September 10th, the world celebrates National Swap Ideas Day and World Suicide Prevention Day, while notable events such as the first working integrated circuit demonstration, the start of the Large Hadron Collider, and the release of iconic albums like Nirvana's "In Utero" and Björk's "Post" all took place. Other highlights include the birth of famous figures like Carl Zeiss and Arthur Ashe, and the introduction of gasoline-powered taxis in London.
33 Fun facts
  1. September 10 is National Swap Ideas Day, which encourages people to exchange creative thoughts and concepts with others to gain new perspectives and inspiration.
  2. On September 10, 1846, Elias Howe received a patent for the sewing machine, transforming the textile industry and vastly improving the efficiency of making clothes.
  3. In 1897, gasoline-powered taxi cabs were introduced on this day in London, a significant milestone in the evolution of transportation.
  4. Carl Zeiss, the founder of the renowned German optical instrument company Zeiss, was born on September 10, 1816.
  5. September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day, raising awareness of the global issue of suicide and the importance of supporting mental health.
  6. On September 10th, 1993, the popular sci-fi television series "The X-Files" premiered on FOX, launching a cultural phenomenon and lasting for eleven seasons.
  7. In 1960, on this day, the Summer Olympic Games were held in Rome, Italy, the first time the Games were held in the city since 76 AD.
  8. American tennis champion Arthur Ashe was born on September 10, 1943; he was the first Black tennis player to win Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open.
  9. On September 10, 2008, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) began operation in Switzerland, allowing for groundbreaking research in particle physics.
  10. Rapper Big Daddy Kane, born Antonio Hardy, was born on September 10, 1968, widely considered one of the most influential and skilled MCs in hip-hop history.
  11. On September 10, 1984, Jeopardy! began its syndication with Alex Trebek as the host, becoming a beloved quiz show for millions of viewers.
  12. On this day in 1955, Gunsmoke, a popular American Western television series, premiered on CBS.
  13. American singer-songwriter and musician José Feliciano was born on September 10, 1945, best known for his hit songs "Light My Fire" and "Feliz Navidad."
  14. Actor Ryan Phillippe, known for his roles in films such as Cruel Intentions and I Know What You Did Last Summer, was born on September 10, 1974.
  15. On September 10, 1898, Empress Elisabeth of Austria was assassinated by an Italian anarchist, an event that shocked Europe.
  16. American football player and sportscaster Dan Fouts was born on this day in 1951; he is a Hall of Fame quarterback and was part of the famous "Air Coryell" San Diego Chargers offense.
  17. On September 10, 1961, the classic children's television show "Mister Ed," featuring a talking horse, premiered on CBS.
  18. In 1958, Jack Kilby demonstrated the first working integrated circuit, a foundational technology for modern electronics, on September 10th.
  19. Legendary American golfer Arnold Palmer won his first professional golf tournament on September 10, 1955.
  20. Amy Winehouse's critically acclaimed album "Back to Black" was released in the United States on September 10, 2007.
  21. On September 10, 1990, the sitcom "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," starring Will Smith, premiered on NBC.
  22. In 1869, a French national convention decided on this day to adopt the metric system, leading to standardization of weights and measures in the country.
  23. September 10 is the official "Sewing Machine Day" in the United States, a tribute to Elias Howe's patent received on this day in 1846.
  24. On this day in 1951, President Harry Truman formally announced a ceasefire in the Korean War, potentially saving lives and ceasefire negotiations.
  25. On September 10, 1933, engineer François Bleicher made the first flight of the Airspeed AS.6 Envoy, a British twin-engine light transport aircraft.
  26. On this day in 1977, the last execution by guillotine took place in France, marking the end of the country's use of this notorious method of capital punishment.
  27. On September 10, 2001, acclaimed novelist and essayist Michael Chabon won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay."
  28. Johnny Depp's film "Don Juan Demarco," also starring Marlon Brando and Faye Dunaway, was released on September 10, 1995.
  29. In 1993, Nirvana's award-winning album "In Utero" was released on this day.
  30. In 1966, the Beatles' song "Yellow Submarine" debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on September 10th.
  31. On September 10, 1964, the African country of Malawi adopted a constitution and declared itself a republic.
  32. On this day in 2006, Cristiano Ronaldo was named the captain of Portugal's national football team, marking a new era for the team's leadership.
  33. Icelandic singer-songwriter Björk released her groundbreaking and influential album, "Post," on September 10, 1995.