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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on June 10, the day number in a year is 161 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 162. June 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.

June 10 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1190The Third Crusade-Frederick I Barbarossa drowned in theSaleph River in Anatolia.
1246Naseeruddin Muhammad Shah I became the ruler of Delhi.
1719Battle of Glen Sheel: British forces defeated Yakub and his Spanish allies.
1760The first effective law for medical practice was enacted in New York.
1786An earthquake in China's Sijuan province broke the dam on the Dadu River, killing one million people.
1811A volcanic eruption forms in Sabrina Island Azores).
1829The first boat race competition between the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford took place. This competition became a tradition followed by both universities. The race took place on the River Thames of London in England.
1829The first boat race competition took place at Oxford and the University of Cambridge.
1838More than 25 Australian Aborigines were massacred nearInverell, New South Wales.
1865Richard Wagner's revolutionary Tristan und Isolde received itspremiere in Munich.
1871Nine days after Korean shore batteries attacked two Americanwarships, an American punitive expedition landed and captured severalforts on Ganghwa Island.
1890Sunday declared as a holiday in India by British. The Christianity considers Sunday as the day of prayer .This day is being observed by them as weekly holiday. Hence the British imposed the concept of Sunday holiday, where ever they ruled (their Colonies) the practice is still continuing all over, including India.
1908Mary Clubwala Jadhav was born. She was a renowned politician and social worker. She founded a large number NGO’S in India and is often credited with setting up the oldest organized social work bodies in India. She was awarded by Padma Shree.
1918First World War - Italian torpedo boats sank the Austro-Hungarian dreadnought SMS Szent István off the Dalmatian coast.
1924Rome's Italian socialist leader Giacomo Mattotti kidnapped and murdered.
1925The United Church of Canada, the country's largest Protestant church, held its inaugural service in Toronto's Mutual Street Arena.
1925The United Church of Canada was inaugurated in the city of Mutual Street Arena in Toronto.
1931Norway occupied eastern Greenland.
1933The Barter Theater was inaugurated in Abingdon City, Virginia.
1935American physician Bob Smith had his last alcoholic drink,marking the traditional founding date of Alcoholics Anonymous.
1940Norway surrendered before German Nazi Forces during 2nd World War. German forces attacked Norway by sea and air as Operation Weserübung was put into action. Unprepared Norwegian forces failed to resist the powerful attack and officially surrendered before Germany.
1940Italy declared a fight against France and Britain during World War II.
1944Six hundred and forty people including men, women and children were killed in the city of Oradour-sur-Glane during the World War II. Oradour-sur-Glane was a city in France which was attacked by German forces. This incident is known as Oradur-sur-Glane Massacre.
1944The German army killed 218 Greeks during World War II.
1946Italy became a republican nation after the end of the monarchy.
1946Italy was declared a republic.
1947In Sweden, the Saab company built its first automobile.
1955Internationally known Indian Badminton player Prakash Padukone was born. He was the first Indian who became world number one in international badminton rankings. His achievements include gold in Commonwealth games, world grand prix and world cup.
1957Led by John Diefenbaker, the Progressive Conservative Party wona plurality of the seats in the Canadian House of Commons in the federalelection, bringing an end to 22 years of Liberal Party rule.
1966Indian version of MIG Fighter Aircraft designed at Nashik. This was originated from Russia. MIG Fighter Aircrafts played a major role during 1971 Indo-Pak war and Kargil war. These planes were extensively used by Indian Air force.
1967Argentina became a member of Berne Convention copyright Treaty. Usually known as the Berne Convention Copyright treaty in reality known as The Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, is an international agreement governing copyright, which was first accepted in Berne, Switzerland, in 1886.
1967The Soviet Union ended diplomatic relations with Israel.
1971The US ended China's 21-year trade ban.
1971The United States concluded its trade agreement with China.
1977The Apple 2 one of the first personal computers goes on sale. It was the first consumer product sold by the Apple Computers .It was a compact computer designed for personal use and became one of the most hi-tech computers of that times.
1977Sales of the first Apple II series computer began.
1991Eleven-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard was kidnapped in South Lake Tahoe, California; she remained a captive until 2009.
2001Barlusconi was appointed Prime Minister of Italy.
2002Pakistan renamed the world's second highest peak K-2 to 'Chogori' or 'Shahgori'.
2003Spirit rover was launched by NASA for Mission Mars. It was the beginning of mars expedition program conducted by the space agency NASA of USA. Spirit rover was a robotic vehicle sent to surface of mars for collecting information and became the first to land on surface of Planet Mars.
2003NASA's Mangalyaan rover launched.
2008War in Afghanistan-An air strike by the United States resulted in the deaths of eleven paramilitary troops of the Pakistan Army Frontier Corps and eight Taliban fighters in Pakistan's tribal areas.
2008The 54th National Film Awards were announced, 'Lage Raho Munnabhai' being voted the best popular film.

Famous Birthdays of June 10:

YearName / Profession / Country
1825Sondre Norheim / Skier / United States of America
1804Hermann Schlegel / Ornithologist / Germany
1972Eric Upashantha / Cricketer / Sri Lanka
940Abū al-Wafā' Būzjānī / Mathematician / Prussia
1975Henrik Pedersen / Footballer / Denmark
1976Hadi Saei / Martial Artist / Iran
1958Yu Suzuki / Producer / Japan
1959Eliot Spitzer / Politician / United States of America
1969Kate Snow / Journalist / United States of America
1968The D.O.C. / Rapper / United States of America
1923Paul Brunelle / Singer / Canada
1863Louis Couperus / Poet / Netherlands
1982Tara Lipinski / Figure Skater / United States of America
1899Stanisław Czaykowski / Racing Car Driver / Poland
1938Rahul Bajaj / Politician / India
1912Jean Lesage / Politician / Canada
1832Nikolaus Otto / Engineer / Germany
1968Bill Burr / Actor / United States of America
1980Dmitri Uchaykin / Ice Hockey Player / Russia
1847John Beresford / Polo Player / Ireland
1880André Derain / Painter / France
1970Katsuhiro Harada / Director / Japan
1832Stephen Mosher Wood / Politician / United States of America
1964Tony Martin / Actor / Australia
1975Altiyan Childs / Writer / Australia
1905Arunima Sinha / Volleyball Player / India
1925James Salter / Writer / United States of America
1940John Stevens / Drummer / United Kingdom
1916William Rosenberg / Entrepreneur / United States of America
1962Anderson Bigode Herzer / Poet / Brazil

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