On This Day 10 October

Important Days

World Day Against the Death Penalty


World Mental Health Day

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1902 – K. Shivaram Karanth, Indian journalist, author, and activist (d. 1997)

1906 – R. K. Narayan, Indian author (d. 2001)

1912 – Ram Vilas Sharma, Indian poet and critic (d. 2000)

1954 – Rekha, Indian actress

1990 – Rakul Preet Singh, Indian actress

Death/ Death Anniversary

1997 – Michael J. S. Dewar, Indian-born American theoretical chemist who developed the Dewar–Chatt–Duncanson model (b. 1918)

2011 – Jagjit Singh, Indian singer-songwriter (b. 1941)

2015 – Manorama Indian (Tamil) actress (b. 1937)