This Day in History on 10 July

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

Important Days

Nikola Tesla Day

Important Events

1499 – The Portuguese explorer Nicolau Coelho returns to Lisbon after discovering the sea route to India as a companion of Vasco da Gama.

1806 – The Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1923 – G. A. Kulkarni, Indian author and academic (d. 1987)

1940 – Meghnad Desai, Baron Desai, Indian-English economist and politician

1949 – Sunil Gavaskar, Indian cricketer and sportscaster

1951 – Rajnath Singh, Indian Politician and Union Home Minister of India

Death/ Death Anniversary

2000 – Vakkom Majeed, Indian journalist and politician (b. 1909)

2013 – Gokulananda Mahapatra, Indian author and academic (b. 1922)

2014 – Zohra Sehgal, Indian actress, dancer, and choreographer (b. 1912)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History