This Day in History on 10th March

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

Important Days

Important Events

1862: Paper currency notes were introduced in the United States.

1876: Alexander Graham Bell communicated with his colleague Thomas Watson over the phone for the first time.

1922: Mahatma Gandhi sentenced to six years for making a provocative speech.

1972: Sakharam Binder, produced by Welcome Theater, written by Vijay Tendulkar and directed by Kamlakar Sarang, premiered at Shivaji Temple, Dadar.

1977: Astronomers discovered the rings of Uranus.

1985: Ravi Shastri was named the Champion of Champions by the Indian cricket team.

1998: Indian chess player Viswanathan Anand won the Linares Super Grandmaster Chess Tournament.

Birthday / Anniversary

1873: Maulana Shaukat Ali, an Indian Muslim leader of the Khilafat Movement.

1929: Mangesh Padgaonkar, a Marathi poet from Maharashtra, India.

1932: Udupi Ramachandra Rao, Indian physicist and engineer

1939: Asghar Ali Engineer, an Indian reformist-writer and social activist.

1945: Madhavrao Scindia, an Indian politician.

1957: Osama bin Ladin, a founder of the pan-Islamic militant organization al-Qaeda.

1970: Omar Abdullah, an Indian politician.

1974: Biz Stone, an American entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Twitter.

Death / Death Anniversary

1872: Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary.

1897: Savitribai Phule, an Indian social reformer, educationalist, and poet from Maharashtra.

1940: Mikhail Bulgakov, a Russian writer, medical doctor, and playwright.

1971: Appasaheb Patwardhan, Known as Gandhi of Konkan.

1985: Konstantin Chernenko, a Soviet politician.

1999: Vi Va Shirvadkar, pen name Kusumagraj, an eminent Marathi poet, playwright, novelist, and short-story writer.

Further Reading

Month-wise This Day in History

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