May 10 is the 130th day of the Gregorian calendar (131st in leap years).
28 BC - Sunspots were observed by Chinese astronomers of the dynasty, making it one of the oldest observations of sunspots in China.
752 - Immediately after the completion of the Great Buddha at Dongdaesa Temple in Japan, a delegation of 700 envoys including Prince Han Ah-chan and Kim Tae-ryeom was sent to Japan from Silla.
1534 - Jacques Cartier visits the island of Newfoundland.
1776 - Louis XVI becomes king of France.
1857 - Sephoy uprising in India.
1941 - Rudolf Hess arbitrarily crosses to England and is arrested for proposing peace, and he is subsequently imprisoned in England until his death.
1948 - The first general election to form the Constitutional Assembly of the Republic of Korea is held.
1966 - Kim Doo-han, who was arrested for conspiracy to revolt by the Korean Independence Party, was acquitted at trial.
1994 - Nelson Mandela becomes the first black person to be elected president of South Africa
2017 - Moon Jae-in is inaugurated as the 19th President of the Republic of Korea.
2018 - Mahathir bin Mohammat inaugurated as Malaysia's new Prime Minister
Yoon Seok-yeol was inaugurated as the 20th President of the Republic of Korea.
The presidential residence was relocated and the Blue House was turned into a park and opened to the public.
1824 - The National Gallery opens in London.
1869 - North America's first transcontinental railroad is laid.
1975 - Sony videocassette recorder is released.
2002 - The last section of Daegu Metro Line 1 opened at Daegok Station.
2013 - One World Trade Center becomes the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
2016 - KNN Love FM opens.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 was held in Turin, Italy.
Seoul SK Knights defeated Anyang KGC Ginseng Corporation 86-62 in Game 5 of the KBL Championship in Korea Professional Baseball, and achieved their 3rd championship in 4 years since 2018 with a series record of 4 wins and 1 loss.
210 – Claudius Goticus, emperor of the Roman Empire
1265 - Emperor Fushimi, 92nd Emperor of Japan
1697 – Jean-Marie Leclair, composer and founder of the French Violin School (d.
1727 – Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, French statesman and economist (b.
1886 – Karl Barth, Swiss neo-orthodox theologian (d.
1899 – Fred Astaire, an American actor.
1905 – Hong-gyu Lee, a Korean lawyer during the Japanese colonial period.
Soviet politician Heydar Aliyev.
German jurist Arthur Kaufmann.
1942 – Ji Jae-ryong, a North Korean diplomat (b.
1943 – Kim Haeng-ja, South Korean politician (b.
1946 – Baek Gun-woo, South Korean pianist (b.
1950 – Andrzej Sharmach, Polish football manager (b.
1952 – Van derlei Lusemburgo, Brazilian football manager (b.
1959 – Tatsuo Komatsu, Japanese baseball player (b.
Korean trot singer Donghoo.
Lee Kyu-min, South Korean politician.
William Regal, American baseball player.
1969 – Denis Bergkamp, Dutch football player and current football coach.
South Korean actor Kim Nam-joo.
Natsumi Yanase is a Japanese voice actress.
1972 – Eun Young-sun, a South Korean voice actress.
Sylvain Wiltord, French footballer.
Im Hyung-jun, a South Korean actor.
Shin Jeong-hwan, a South Korean broadcaster.
1979 – Hyori Lee, South Korean singer-songwriter (b.
1980 – Lee Moo-saeng, a South Korean actor.
Boom, a South Korean broadcaster.
Hong Hyeon-hee, a South Korean comedian.
1987 – Seo Hyo-won, South Korean table tennis player (b.
1989 – Noeul, South Korean singer
Japanese singer Haruka Katayama.
Salvador Perez, American baseball player.
MACO - Japanese female singer-songwriter
1993 – Mirai Shida, Japanese actress (b.