On This Day 10 September

Important Days

World Suicide Prevention Day

Important Events

2007 – Former Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif returns to Pakistan after seven years in exile, following a military coup in October 1999.

2008 – The Large Hadron Collider at CERN, described as the biggest scientific experiment in history, is powered up in Geneva, Switzerland.

2017 – Hurricane Irma makes landfall on Cudjoe Key, Florida as a Category 4, after causing catastrophic damage throughout the Caribbean. Irma resulted in 134 deaths and $64.76 billion (2017 USD) in damage.

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1872 – Ranjitsinhji, Indian cricketer (d. 1933)

1887 – Govind Ballabh Pant, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (d. 1961)

1895 – Viswanatha Satyanarayana, Indian poet and author (d. 1976)

1912 – Basappa Danappa Jatti, Indian lawyer and politician, 5th Vice President of India (d. 2002)

1989 – Manish Pandey, Indian cricketer

Death/ Death Anniversary

1915 – Bagha Jatin, Indian philosopher and author (b. 1879 )

1923 – Sukumar Ray, Indian poet and playwright (b. 1887)

2000 – Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Indian-Pakistani journalist and author (b. 1921)