This Day in History on 10 September

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

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)

Futher Reading

Month-wise This Day in History