This Day in History on 10th February

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 10th February. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.

Important Days


Important Events

1502 – Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, on his second voyage to India.

1763 – French and Indian War: The Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Quebec to Great Britain.

2013 – Thirty-six people are killed and 39 others are injured in a stampede in Allahabad, India, during the Kumbh Mela festival.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1995 – Carolane Soucisse, Canadian ice dancer[8]
1996 – Emanuel Mammana, Argentinian footballer
1997 – Lilly King, American swimmer
1997 – Chloë Grace Moretz, American actress
1997 – Nadia Podoroska, Argentinian tennis player
2000 – Yara Shahidi, American actress and model

Death/ Death Anniversary

2016 – Fatima Surayya Bajia, Indian-Pakistani author and playwright (b. 1930)


2017 – Mike Ilitch, American businessman (b. 1929)
2019 – Carmen Argenziano, American actor (b. 1943)
2019 – Jan-Michael Vincent, American actor (b. 1944)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History