10 July significance of the day: In World and Indian History

10 July significance of the day: July 10th holds various significances in India, marked by historical events, cultural celebrations, and notable occurrences. While specific events can vary from year to year, here are some general themes and occurrences associated with this date:

July 10: What happened on this day in India?

On July 10, 1800, Fort William College was founded by Lord Wellesley in Calcutta (now Kolkata), India. This institution was established with the aim of promoting the study of languages and cultures prevalent in India at the time.

 July 10, 1806, the Vellore Mutiny broke out in Vellore, a town in present-day Tamil Nadu, India. This mutiny was a significant uprising against the British East India Company’s rule, primarily led by Indian sepoys (soldiers) stationed at the garrison in Vellore Fort.

1949 – Sunil Gavaskar was born on July 10, 1949. He is an Indian cricket commentator and former cricketer. He is one of the greatest batsmen and one of the best opening batsmen in Test cricket history. During his career, he set world records for the most Test runs and most Test centuries scored by any batsman.

In 1950, Parveen Sultana, the renowned Indian classical singer, was born. She was born in Assam, India,

2009 – K. K. Srinivasan died on July 10, 2009. His full name is Kushalnagar Krishnaswamy Srinivasan. He was an Indian radar officer who established a pre-school for deaf children.

Other events in the 10th July: (10 July significance)

1376 – English “Good Parliament” ends. It was the longest-sitting parliament at that time.

1460 – Wars of Roses: In this war, Richard of York defeated King Henry VI at Northampton.

1520 – The Treaty of Calais, also known as the Treaty of Ardres, was a significant diplomatic agreement signed between England and France on July 10.

1568 – Battle on Eems: In this battle, the Dutch Water garrison defeated the Spanish.

1609 – Catholic League was formed by the Catholic German monarchy.

1652 – First Anglo-Dutch War begins in which England declared war on the Netherlands.

1690 – Battle of Beachy Head in which the French fleet defeated the Anglo-Dutch fleet under Cornelis Evertsen.

1796 – Carl Friedrich Gauss discovered that every positive integer is representable as a sum of at most three triangular numbers.

1862 – Central Pacific Railroad construction began in the US.

1890 – Wyoming becomes the 44th state of the US first with female suffrage.

1912 – Hannes Kolehmainen runs world record 5000m (14:36.6)

1919 – Dutch 1st Chamber approves woman suffrage.

1919 – Woodrow Wilson, US President personally delivers Treaty of Versailles to Senate.

1925 – USSR’s official news agency TASS formed.

1933 – First police radio system operated, Eastchester Township, NY.

1940 – Battle of Britain begins as Nazi forces attack shipping convoys in the English Channel.

1949 – First practical rectangular TV tube announced in Toledo, Ohio.

1958 – First parking meters installed in England (625 installed).

1962 – 1st geosynchronous communications satellite namely Telstar launched.

1962 – At Christmas island, the US performs an atmospheric nuclear test.

1967 – Uruguay becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

1969 –  Chilean Association of Librarians established.

1978 – On this day in night World News premieres on ABC with Max Robinson the first black anchor on a network newscast in the US.

1981 – Nuclear test was performed by the US at Nevada Test Site.

1985 – Coca-Cola Co announces that it will resume selling old formula Coke.

1992 – Suri Pop VII, Suriname Popular Song Festival-

2019 – Outside Africa, the earliest evidence of modern humans found with a 210,000-year-old skull from Apidima Cave, southern Greece published in “nature”.

2019 –  Taylor Swift named the world’s highest-paid entertainer by Forbes earning $185 million in 2018.


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