This Day in History on 10 December

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 December. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days

Human Rights Day (International)

On this day the United Nations (UN) adopted Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 and ever since then on this date we observe Human Rights Day across the world. Human Rights Day outline the FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS of all human beings that need to be protected universally.

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1870 – Jadunath Sarkar, Indian historian (d. 1958)

1878 – C. Rajagopalachari, Indian lawyer and politician, 45th Governor-General of India (d. 1972)

1948 – Jasuben Shilpi, Indian sculptor (d. 2013)

1957 – Prem Rawat, Indian-American guru and educator

Death/ Death Anniversary

1953 – Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Indian-English scholar and translator (b. 1872)

1963 – K. M. Panikkar, Indian historian and diplomat (b. 1894)

2001 – Ashok Kumar, Indian actor, singer, and producer (b. 1911)

2013 – Srikanta Wadiyar, Indian politician and the titular Maharaja of Mysore(b. 1946)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History