This Day in History on 10 ऑक्टोबर The historical events hold a lot of value for aspirants who are sitting for UPSC competitive exams including that of the IAS Exam. On this page, we will list all historical events that have occurred on 10 ऑक्टोबर. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History