January 10 in History – What happened on 10 January in Past

10 January - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, January 10 is the day number 10 in a given year. January 10 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

January 10 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
9The Western Han Dynasty of China ended after the throne wasusurped by Wang Mang, who founded the Xin Dynasty.
236Pope Fabian, who is said to have been chosen by the Holy Spirit By having a dove land on his head, began his papacy.
1475Moldavian–Ottoman Wars-Moldavian forces under Stephen the Great defeated an Ottoman attack led by Hadân Suleiman Pasha, the Beylerbeyi of Rumelia, near Vaslui in present-day Romania.
1623The world's first newspaper named Gazette was published in the city of Venice, Italy.
1692Jab Charnock, better known as the producer of Kolkata, died.
1731Charles Fernice was made king of Piacanza.
1776Common Sense, a pamphlet by Thomas Paine denouncing British Rule in the Thirteen Colonies, was published.
1824Britain's chemist Joseph Aspedian made cement. His achievement is considered significant progress in the field of construction.
1836Professor Madhusudan Gupta studied the internal structure of the human body for the first time.
1838Lloyd's Coffee House and Royal Exchange of London were destroyed by fire.
1840The Uniform Penny Post was launched in the United Kingdom.
1860The Pemberton Mill collapse in Lawrence Massachusetts, United States, killed 146 workers.
1863Service began on the Metropolitan Railway between Paddington And Farringdon Street, today the oldest segment of the London Underground.
1863The world's first underground rail service started in London.
1863The first underground railway opened in London.
1901The first great gusher of the Texas Oil Boom was discovered in the Spindletop oil field near Beaumont, Texas, US.
1901The Grand Opera House located in the city of Cincinnati was destroyed by fire.
1920The First World War ended with the Warsaw Pact officially coming into effect.
1923The last US Army left Rhineland Germany).
1927The science fiction film Metropolis, which is inscribed in UNESCO's Memory of the World Register, was released in Germany.
1929The Adventures of Tintin, a series of popular comic books created by Belgian artist Hergé, first appeared in a children's supplement to the Belgian newspaper Le Vingtième Siècle.
1940Noted singer, songwriter and actor K.J. Yesudas was born.
1941Greco-Italian War: The Greek army captured the strategically important Klisura Pass in Albania.
1946Representatives of 51 nations attended the first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in London.
1954BOAC Flight 781 suffered an explosive decompression at altitude and crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, killing everyone on board.
1954Britain's comet jet crashed in the Mediterranean, killing all 35 people on board the plane. Comet was the first jet aircraft in the world to be built by Britain.
1963The Government of India introduced the Gold Control Scheme. Under which the jewelery of more than 14 carats was banned.
1974Film actor Hrithik Roshan was born.
1985Sir Clive Sinclair launched the Sinclair C5 personal electric vehicle, 'one of the great marketing bombs of post war British industry',which later became a cult collector's item.
1993The Braer Storm, the strongest extratropical cyclone ever recorded in the North Atlantic, reached its peak intensity.
1996The Israel government sets free hundreds of Palestinian prisoners.
1996King Hussein of Jordan arrived in Tel Aviv, the country's largest city on his first public visit.
1997The 18th United Negro College raises its funds. This will be broadcasted on Jan 17th.
1997Arnoldo Aleman swears in as President of Nicaragua.
19971000 lire new coin released by Italy shows divided Germany on map.
2003After Chicago police detective Jon Burge was discovered to have forced confessions from more than 200 suspects, Governor of Illinois George Ryan commuted the death sentences of 167 prisoners and pardoned four more.
2004Helge Fossmo, the village priest of Knut, Sweden,orchestrated the murders of his wife and his neighbor, a crime that shocked the country.
2007A general strike, an attempt to force President Lansana Contéto resign which eventually resulted in the appointment of two new prime minister, began in Guinea.
2010China has become the world's largest exporter. It has surpassed Germany.
2011Pope Benedict XVI urges Pakistan to repeal its law. The law states that those who insulted Prophet Muhammad will receive death penalty.
2011Burma's new Parliament is to begin on 31st January.
2012The UK Secretary of State for Transport, Justine Greening has approved the HS2, a high speed rail line. This will link major cities in the UK to London.
2013An earth asteroid called 99942 Apophis passes close to Earth. The astronomers in Europe estimated 99942 apophis is larger than previously thought.
2013The US president announces the nomination Jack Lew as Treasury Secretary. He will to replace Timothy Geithner who is to step down from his post.
2013Several bomb blasts in Pakistan killed 100 people and injured 270 people.



Famous Birthdays of January 10:

YearName / Profession / Country
1953Bobby Rahal / Racing Car Driver / United States of America
1961Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg / Author / United States of America
1959Bernhard Hoff / Sprinter / Germany
1964Brad Roberts / Singer / Canada
1887Robinson Jeffers / Poet / United States of America
1910Jean Martinon / Composer / France
1959Chandra Cheeseborough / Sprinter / United States of America
1877Frederick Gardner Cottrell / Chemist / United States of America
1859Francesc Ferrer i Guàrdia / Academic / Spain
1986Ayesha Takia / Actress / India
1900Violette Cordery / Racing Car Driver / United Kingdom
1936Al Goldstein / Publisher / United States of America
1834John Dalberg-Acton / Politician / United Kingdom
1987Vicente Guaita / Footballer / Spain
1973Glenn Robinson / Basketball Player / United States of America
1960Gurinder Chadha / Director / United Kingdom
1913Gustáv Husák / Politician / Czechoslovakia
1960Brian Cowen / Politician / Ireland
1984Kalki Koechlin / Actress / India
1908Paul Henreid / Actor / United States of America
1954John Gidman / Footballer / United Kingdom
1926Musallam Bseiso / Politician / Palestine
1948Donald Fagen / Writer / United States of America
1945Rod Stewart / Writer / United Kingdom
1729Lazzaro Spallanzani / Biologist / Italy
1994Zoya Afroz / Actress / India
1931Peter Barnes / Writer / United Kingdom
1927Otto Stich / Politician / Switzerland
1903Barbara Hepworth / Sculptor / United Kingdom
1715Christian August Crusius / Philosopher / Germany

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Read in Hindi : 10 जनवरी की प्रमुख ऐतिहासिक घटनाएं

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