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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on March 10, the day number in a year is 69 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 70. March 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.

March 10 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1607Susenyos defeated the combined armies of Yaqob and Abuna Petros II at the Battle of Gol in Gojjam, making him Emperor of Ethiopia.
1735An agreement was signed between Nadir Shah and Paul I of Russia and the withdrawal of Russian troops from Banja.
1801The first census was done in Great Britain.
1830The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army, the military forcemaintained by the Netherlands in its colony of the Dutch East Indies,was established by royal decree.
1831French Foreign Legion was established.
1847The first coin was minted in Hawaii.
1861Canada's female poet Mrs. Polin Johnson was born. She was born in the faction of the Rand Indian caste who had to migrate to Canada from the United States.
1872Maulana Ubaidullah Sindhi, a leader of India's independence movement, was born. He started the silk movement but this movement failed.
1876Alexander Graham Bell made his first successful bi-directional telephone call, saying, 'Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you.'
1876The American inventor Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, and to this day, the first successful telephone conversation took place between Graham Bell and his colleague Watson.
1897Social activist and famous poetess Savitri Bai Phule died.
19061,060 killed in a French coal mine explosion
1922Mahatma Gandhi was sent to jail for six years after his arrest in a sedition case.
1929The Egyptian government gave women limited divorce rights.
1937Jersey Airport opened in Channel Island.
1945During World War II, American warplanes heavily bombed Tokyo, the capital of Japan. Due to which about 1 lakh ordinary citizens of Tokyo were killed.
19461855 people died in a train accident in Brazil.
1952Forbidden by law to seek re-election, former Cuban PresidentFulgencio Batista staged a coup d'état to resume control.
1959An anti-Chinese uprising erupted in Lhasa, the capital ofTibet, as about 300,000 Tibetans surrounded the Potala Palace to preventthe 14th Dalai Lama from leaving or being removed by the ChinesePeople's Liberation Army.
1960Eight people were taken out of the Agadir wreck, 12,000 dead in Morocco, ten days after the deadly earthquake.
1965Thomas Playford, Premier of South Australia, leftoffice after 27 years, the longest term of any democratically electedleader in the history of Australia.
1966Military Prime Minister of South Vietnam Nguy?n Cao K? sacked rival General Nguy?n Chánh Thi, precipitating large-scale civil and military dissension in parts of the nation.
1968Vietnam War/Laotian Civil War-North Vietnamese and Pathet Laoforces overwhelmed the American, Laotian, Thai, and Hmong defenders ofLima Site 85.
1975Ho Chi Minh Campaign-North Vietnam began its final push forvictory over South Vietnam with an attack on Ban Me Thuot.
1977Astronomers using NASA's Kuiper Airborne Observatory, an observatory aboard a highly modified jet aircraft, discovered a faint planetary ring system around Uranus.
1985India won the Bension and Hedges Cricket World Cup.
2003North Korea test-fired the cruise missile.
2005Tung Chee Hwa, the first Chief Executive of Hong Kong,announced his resignation following widespread dissatisfaction with hisleadership.
2006NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter attained orbit around Mars.
200626 people were killed in a landmine blast in Quetta city of Pakistan.
2008Congress leader DD Lapang was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Meghalaya.
2010Three men are detained in relation to the theft of former Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos' corpse, December 11, 2009.
2011Lawmakers successfully pass the vote to remove nearly all collective bargaining from Wisconsin state employees.
2011The 14th Dalai Lama, head of the Tibetan exile movement, plans to retire within days.
2012French comic artist Jean Giraud, creator of 'Blueberry' and numerous influential science-fiction comics, dies at 73.
2012U.S. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney wins caucuses in the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, Guam and Wyoming.
2013The Former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela was released from hospital after routine check up with successful medical check up.
2013South Africa's former President Nelson Mandela is released from the hospital after having 'successful' medical tests; prior reports stated he was hospitalized for a routine check up.
2013Falkland Island residents complete the first day of a two day sovereignty referendum, determining whether the islands should remain a British overseas territory.
2014As the Irish fruit company Fyffes merges with US company Chiquita, the world’s greatest banana company is created. The new company, Chuquita Fyffes, will trade on the New York Stock Exchange.



Famous Birthdays of March 10:

YearName / Profession / Country
1939Hugh Johnson / Author / United Kingdom
1788Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff / Poet / Germany
1926Marques Haynes / Basketball Player / United States of America
1971Ryu Fujisaki / Manga Artist / Japan
1995Zach LaVine / Basketball Player / United States of America
1955Gary Louris / Writer / United States of America
1709Georg Wilhelm Steller / Zoologist / Germany
1864Ādams Alksnis / Painter / Latvia
1870David Riazanov / Politician / Russia
1936Alfredo Zitarrosa / Singer / Uruguay
1988Josh Hoffman / Rugby Player / Australia
1981Ángel López / Footballer / Spain
1927Claude Laydu / Actor / France
1896Frederick Coulton Waugh / Painter / Britain
1932Marcia Falkender / Politician / United Kingdom
1888Barry Fitzgerald / Actor / Ireland
1867Hector Guimard / Architect / France
1983Janet Mock / Author / United States of America
1952Johanna Lindsey / Author / United States of America
1953Paul Haggis / Producer / Canada
1940David Rabe / Writer / United States of America
1652Giacomo Serpotta / Sculptor / Italy
1982Kwame Brown / Basketball Player / United States of America
1844Pablo de Sarasate / Violinist / Spain
1919Marion Hutton / Actress / United States of America
1962Seiko Matsuda / Actress / Japan
1961Usune Masatoshi / Manga Artist / Japan
1946Jim Valvano / Basketball Player / United States of America
1929Sam Steiger / Politician / United States of America
1993Alfred Duncan / Footballer / Ghana

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