This Day in History on 10 June
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 June. The students can refer them while preparing for all competitive exams and banking exams.
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1246: Allauddin Masood Shah, Sultan of Dehli, was thrown off the throne.
1830: Sunday introduced as a weekly holiday.
1891: Gandhiji called to the Bar.
1942: 77 Mountain Brigade was raised at Sagar, Madhya Pradesh.
1946: Gandhiji refused to enthuse over allied victory as it was not a “”victory of truth over false-hoo
1984: Top army commander killed in Bihar; Sikh troops desert unit.
1997: Three Indians – Kumaramangalam Birla, Ratan Tata and Dhirubhai Ambani – figure in the list of Asia’s top 100 super rich.
1997: 18 persons were killed and 10 wounded by suspected National Liberation Front of Tripura militants at Thalchhara near Agartala.
Birthday / Anniversary:
1832: Edwin Arnold, English writer (Light of India), was born.
1833: Azad Muhammad Jussain, the Urdu poet, an
d educationalist was born.
1888: Balraj Bhalla, revolutionary, was born.
1900: Jayantnath Chaudhary, the former General of Indian Army General, was born.
1908: Mary Clubwala Jadhav, the politician and social worker, was born.
1928: Papan Ramchand Panjabi, cricket test umpire for 7 tests from 1978-81, was born in Mumbai.
1955: Prakash Padukone, internationally famous Badminton player, was born.
1938: Rahul Bajaj, Indian businessman, and politician
1938: Vasanti N. Bhat-Nayak, Indian mathematician and academic
Death / Death Anniversary:
1957: Bhai Vir Singh, great Punjabi poet, novelist, social reformer, musician, humanitarian and Padma Bhushan awardee, died.
1959: Tyagmurti Goswami Ganeshdutt, the social worker, died near Hardwar.
1966: MIG aeroplanes were designed at Nashik.
1987: Jeevan, the famous Hindi film actor, died.