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 the IAS Exam.
On this page, we will list all historical events that occurred on 10th February. The students can refer to them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
1616: British ambassador Sir Thomas Roe visited Ajmer at the court of Mughal ruler Jahangir.
1763: End of French-Indian War by Treaty of Paris.
1818: Third and final battle between the British and Marathas was fought at Rampur.
1846: The British defeated the Sikhs at the Battle of Sobraon.
1918: Soviet leader Lian Trotsky announced that Russia withdrew from World War I.
1929: J. R. D. Tata became the first authorized Indian pilot.
1931: The Indian capital shifted from Kolkata to New Delhi.
1933: German dictator Hitler announced the end of Marxism.
1949: Vinayak Savarkar was acquitted of the Gandhi assassination charge.
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.
1803: Jagannath Shankarsheth Murkute, an Indian philanthropist and educationalist.
1894: Harold Macmillan, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
1910: Durga Bhagwat, an Indian scholar, socialist, and writer.
1945: Rajesh Pilot, an Indian politician.
1946: Sarah Joseph, an Indian novelist and short story writer in Malayalam.
1970: Kumar Vishwas, an Indian Hindi poet, politician, and lecturer.
1995: Carolane Soucisse, Canadian ice dancer
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
1865: Heinrich Friedrich Emil Lenz, a Russian physicist.
1912: Joseph Lister, a British surgeon and a pioneer of antiseptic surgery.
1923: Wilhelm Röntgen, a German mechanical engineer and physicist.
1953: N. Ayyangar Gopalaswami Ayyangar, Member of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution of India.
1957: Laura Ingalls Wilder, an American writer.
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)