According to Gregory calendar, on May 10, the day number in a year is 131 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 132. May 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.

Important Historical Events of 10 May in the World ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1503Christopher Columbus and his crew became the first European to envisage the islands, he was named by Las Tortugas after several turtles there.
1503Italian explorer and sailor Columbus discovered the island of Kayman.
1655In 1655 a British expedition under Admiral Sir William Penn and General Robert Venables captured Jamaica and began to expel the Spanish, a task which was completed within five years.
1744Louis became 16th King of France after the death of Louis 15th.
1752Benjamin Franklin investigated electric conductors with his kite-flying experiment.
1768John Wilkes was imprisoned for writing an article for "The North Briton" in which King George III was severely criticized. This action led to riots in London.
1774Louis XVI became King of France after the death of his grandfather, Louis XV.
1775The American revolutionary war-representative met thirteencolonies in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the second to call the Congress, which would serve as the real nationalization of the future United States.
1796Napoleon defeated Austria in the Battle of Lodi Bridge.
1801Pasca of Tripoli declared war on the United States after hanging on the consulate.
1810Rev. Henry Duncan opened the world's first commercial savings bank in Ruthwell, Scotland.
1823The first steamboat to navigate the Mississippi River came on fitting snowing.
1824The National Gallery was opened to the public in London, Collector John Julius Angrstein's Informer Townhouse.
1833Le Wan Khoi got out of jail and rebel Emperor Minh M. Revolt against NG, mainly to avenge the change of the grave of the former Vicearayoy of Vietnam of his adopted father Le Wan Van Duti
1833Lê Van Khôi kicked out of jail to start the rebellion. Vietnamese Emperor Minh, mainly to avenge the slander of his adopted father Lê van duy's grave
1833The Le Van Khoi rebellion began against Emperor Minh and Vietnam.
1837In New York City, banks suspended the payment, triggering the uneven year's recession in the United States.
1837The Panic Battle of 1837) began in New York City.
1849A private dispute in New York City between actor Edwin Forest and Williamke turned into a riot, injuring at least 25dead and more than 120.
1857The first battle of freedom struggle started from the cantonment of Meerut.
1869In the United States, the Golden Spikes ceremony was held at the Promontinent Summit of Utah to commemorate the completion of the first transcontinental railroad between the Missouri and Sacramento rivers.
1872Victoria Woodhul became the first woman to be nominated as the President of the United States.
1893The Imperial Institute opened in London.
1908Mother's Day was first celebrated on May 10, 1908 in Philadelphia, the United States. However, it is now celebrated in other countries on the second Sunday of May, which was established by Anna Jarvis.
1908The first Mother's Day was celebrated during Church Service in Grafton, West Virginia.
1916Ernest Shekalton and five comrades completed one of Theruston's largest small boat journey when reached Southgoria after a trip to 800-notical-mile (1,500 km) in a lifehouse.
1922Kingman Reef, named US captain W.E. Kingman, on May 10, 1922, formally came to the United States. It is located in the Northern Pacific Ocean and was discovered by US captain Edmund Fanning on 14 June 1798.
1924J. The Edgar became the director of the Hoover Bureau of Investigation, which later became the US Federal Bureau of Investigation.
1924J. Edgar Hoover was appointed the head of the Bureau of Investigation.
1925New Zealand Prime Minister William Masi died in office.
1933On May 10, 1933, Paraguay announced a war on Bolivia. This conflict is also known as Chacko War to control the northern part of Gran Chacko of South America between the two countries, which are considered rich in oil.
1934Revenue Act issued in the United States.
1936Manuel Azana becomes the new President of Spain.
1937The 8th Imperial Conference began in London.
1940British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlane resigned and recommended Winston Churchill as his successor.
1941World War II leader Rudolf Hes claimed to be on a peace mission in Scotland.
1941World War II Nazi leader Rudolf Hes, in an attempt to hold peace talks with the United Kingdom in Scotland.
1960United States Navy Nuclear Poward Radar Picket Submarine USS Triton completed Operation Sandblast on 10 May 1960. It was the world's first submergence enclosure in history.
1979Federated States of Micronesia formed their constitutional government on 10 May 1979. Prior to 1979 it was a part of the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands under the US administration and became an independent state on 3 November 1986.
1981François Mitrand was elected the first socialist President of the French Fifth Republic.
1993Santosh Yadav became the world's first female climber to reach Everest, the world's highest mountain peak twice.
1994American serial killers John Wayne Gessi were killed by fatal action for the killings of twelve teenage boys and youths on charges of killings between 1972 and 1978.
1994Nelson Mandela was inaugurated as the first black president of South Africa.
1994Nelson Mandela was sworn in as the first black president of South Africa.
1996A telecom and multi-level marketing organization, Excel Communication, became the youngest company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange on May 10, 1996, trading under the Prateek (ECI).
1997Maeslantkering, a storm growth barrier, was inaugurated by Queen Beatrix on 10 May 1997. It is one of the largest moving structures on Earth, which can be closed automatically when needed because it is connected to weather and sea level data in a computer system and operates through software.
1997A 7.3 MW earthquake occurred in Iran's Khorasan province, killing 1,567 people, injured over 2,300, 50,000 homeless, and over 15,000 houses damaged Ordestering in more than 15,000 houses.
2001More than 120 spectators died in a stampede during a football match in Ghana.
2002Former US Federal Bureau of Investigation Agent Robert Philip Henson was sentenced on May 10, 2002 to 15 consecutive life imprisonment in a prison without parole to sell American mystery and diamonds. He was spying against the United States for Soviet and Russian intelligence services from 1979 to 2001.
2002The famous Urdu poet Kaifi Azmi died.
2012The International Committee of Red Cross suspended all humanitarian works in Pakistan on 10 May 2012. This suspension was the result of the murder of Khalil Rasje Dell, who was a 60 -year -old ICRC staff member, who was abducted in Balochistan four months ago.
201255 people were killed and 370 others injured in two bomb blasts in Damascus, the capital of Southwest Asian Syria.
2013Establishment of the final component of the peak of the skyscraper on 10 May 2013. The architectural height of this building is 1,776 feet which makes it the fourth longest skyscraper in the world. It has built at the same place where the Northern Twin Tower was destroyed by a terrorist group on 9/11, hence it is often called Freedom Tower. One World Trade Center became the highest skyscraper in Western Hemisphere
28The first recorded observation of Sunspot was done by Handinasty astronomers during the reign of Emperor Cheng of Han.

Important Historical Events of 10 May in India ⚡

Event YearIncident/Event
1526Babur entered the erstwhile capital of India (Akbarabad Agra) after victory in the first battle of Panipat.
1857The constable rebellion against the company rules by the British EastIndia Company began.
1857Indian Rebellion of 1857: Indian fighters started rebellion in Delhi from British East India Company.
1946Jawaharlal Nehru was elected the leader of the Congress party in India.

Important Days of 10 May National & International Days 🏁

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Famous People's Birthdays on 10 May 😀

Birth YearName/Category/Country
1855Yukteswar Giri / Educator / India
1927Nayantara Sahgal / Author / India
1932K. Sivathamby / Teacher / India
1934Neil O"Brien / Politician / India
1951Vijay Kumar Singh / Soldier / India
1957Naina Lal Kidwai / Banker / India
1971Monisha Kaltenborn / Lawyer / India
1975Amar Babaria / Actor / India
1980Yogendra Singh Yadav / Soldier / India

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