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

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

According to Gregory calendar, on September 10, the day number in a year is 253 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 254. September 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.

September 10 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1509An estimated 10,000 people died in Constantinople due to anearthquake so strong it was known as 'the Lesser Judgement Day'.
1547Anglo-Scottish Wars-English forces defeated the Scots at theBattle of Pinkie Cleugh near Musselburgh, Lothian, Scotland.
1570A party of ten Jesuit missionaries landed on the VirginiaPeninsula to establish the short-lived Ajacán Mission.
1785The North European historical state of Prussia signed a trade agreement with the US.
1785Prussia signed a trade agreement with the US.
1794The University of Tennessee was founded in Knoxville.
1813War of 1812-American forces led by Oliver Hazard Perry defeated the British on Lake Erie near Put-in-Bay, Ohio.
1823Simón Bolívar nominated as Peru's President.
1846The famous scientist Elias Howe patented the sewing machine.
1847The United States opened the first theater in the Hawaiian Islands, located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
1858George Marie Sarle discovered the asteroid 55 Pandora.
1880Pierre de Brazza signed a treaty with the Congo king Makaoka.
1887Govind Vallabh Pant, the famous freedom fighter of India and the first Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, was born at a place called Khot in Almora district.
1889Albert Honoré Charles Grimaldi Albert I was made prince of Monaco.
1894London taxi driver George Smith was fined for drunk driving for the first time.
1897A peaceful labor demonstration made up of mostly Polish and Slovak anthracite coal miners in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, US, wasfired upon by a sheriff's posse in the Lattimer massacre.
1898In an act of 'propaganda of the deed', Italian anarchist LuigiLucheni fatally stabbed Empress Elisabeth of Austria in Geneva,Switzerland.
1914The war between the armies of Germany and Russia started near the lake called Mesuri.
1919The St. German agreement was signed between the victorious countries of the First World War and the Austrian Hungry regime.
1923The Irish Free State joined the League of Nations.
1937Led by the United Kingdom and France, nine nations met in the Nyon Conference to address international piracy in the Mediterranean Sea.
1938Miss Ohio Marilyn Macek won the 1938 Miss America title.
1939Canada with England and France declare war on Germany.
1939Canada declared war against Germany in the Second World War.
1940Germany bombed Buckingham Palace.
1942The Italian aircraft ship Arno was torpedoed by British aircraft and hit the equator.
1943The German army occupied Rome and took the security of Vatican City.
1945Mike the Headless Chicken was decapitated in a farm in Colorado; he survived another 18 months as part of sideshows before choking to death in Phoenix, Arizona.
1946While riding a train to Darjeeling, Sister Teresa Bojaxhiu,later Mother Teresa, experienced what she later described as 'the callwithin the call', directing her 'to leave the convent and help the poorwhile living among them'.
1954An earthquake in the southwestern region of the African country of Algeria killed the 1,400 people.
1960Mickey Mantle hit what was originally thought to be the longesthome run in major league baseball, an estimated 643 feet (196 m).
1961At the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, German driver Wolfgang vonTrips's car collided with another, causing it to become airborne andcrash into a side barrier, killing him and 15 spectators.
1961The Soviet Union conducted a nuclear test in the Novaya Gemalia region.
1961Alak Apla Kondayamba Vijayaram Palace opened in Sainik School Korukonda.
1966The Indian Parliament today recognized the formation of the states of Punjab and Haryana.
1970General Motors Chevrolet Vega was launched.
1970The third Non-Aligned Movement Summit ended in Lucca, Zambia.
1974The Republic of Guinea, a country in West Africa, gained independence from Portugal.
1976The collision of 2 passenger jets, British Airways Flight 476 and an Inex charter airline flight over Zagreb caused by the errors of air traffic controllers led to the death of 176 people.
1989Norway's ruling Labor Party lost eight seats in the parliamentary election.
1990The first Pizza Hut opened in the Soviet Union.
2000The space shuttle Atlantis which blasted off on 7thSeptember with 5 US astronauts and 2 Soviet cosmonauts has landed with the International Space Station for arrangements for its first long-stay occupants, that is due to arrive at the beginning of November.
2000Operation Barras successfully freed six British soldiers held captive for over two weeks and contributed to the end of the Sierra Leone Civil War.
2002Switzerland becomes a part of the United Nations making it the 190th member.
2002The European country Switzerland became a member of the United Nations.
2002Switzerland, a traditionally neutral country, was merged with the United Nations.
2007According to CNN reports, the former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif has arrived in Pakistan after seven years in isolation.
2007Nawaz Sharif, the current Prime Minister of Pakistan, returnedto the country after being ousted in a coup and exiled eight yearsearlier.
2008CERN's Large Hadron Collider, the world's largest and highest-energy particle accelerator, was first powered up beneath the Franco-Swiss border near Geneva.
2009In a stampede that took place in the Indian capital, New Delhi around five girls are killed and 30 other students wounded.
2011In Cairo, demonstrators protest outside the Israeli embassy and force the Israeli ambassadors in Egypt to abscond.
2012An agreement permitting the completion of the US National September 11 Memorial & Museum on the World Trade Center site in New York City has been sanctioned.
2013Apple reveals the iPhone 5c and 5s.
2014Barack Obama approves $25 million for 'immediate military assistance' to be provided to the Iraqi government and Kurdistan Regional Government.

Famous Birthdays of September 10:

YearName / Profession / Country
1951Bill Rogers / Golfer / United States of America
1948Margaret Trudeau / Actress / Canada
1885Carl Clinton Van Doren / Critic / United States of America
1933Yevgeny Khrunov / Colonel / Russia
1981Marco Chiudinelli / Tennis Player / Switzerland
1976Marty Holah / Rugby Player / New Zealand
1906Karl Wien / Academic / Germany
1930Aino Kukk / Chess Player / Estonia
1984Sander Post / Footballer / Estonia
1844Abel Hoadley / Candy Maker / United Kingdom
1892Arthur Compton / Academic / United States of America
1985James Graham / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1887Govind Ballabh Pant / Politician / India
1885Johannes de Jong / Cardinal / Netherlands
1976Gustavo Kuerten / Tennis Player / Brazil
1943Tezer Özlü / Writer / Turkey
1924Boyd K. Packer / Educator / United States of America
1974Mohammad Akram / Cricketer / Pakistan
1588Nicholas Lanier / Writer / United Kingdom
1982Javi Varas / Footballer / Spain
1960David Lowery / Writer / United States of America
1985Neil Walker / Baseball Player / United States of America
1955Pat Mastelotto / Drummer / United States of America
1876Hugh D. McIntosh / Business Man / Australia
1907Alva R. Fitch / General / United States of America
1974Ben Wallace / Basketball Player / United States of America
1965Atul Kulkarni / Actor / India
1949Bill O'Reilly / Author / United States of America
1971Joe Bravo / Jockey / United States of America
1949Babette Cole / Author / United Kingdom

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