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What happened in India today | Today’s Historical Events on 10 July
1800, 10th July: British government in India established Fort William College.
1940, 10th July: The Battle of Britain began.
1947, 10th July: Muhammad Ali Jinnah was recommended as the first Governor-General of Pakistan by the British Prime Minister, Clement Attlee.
1962, 10th July: Telstar, the world’s first communication satellite, was launched into orbit.
1963, 10th July: Foundation day of Bharat Vikas Parishad.
On this Day Famous Birthdays & Birth Anniversaries on July 10
1856: Nikola Tesla, a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist.
1921: Harvey Ball, an American commercial artist.
1947: Kota Srinivasa Rao, an Indian film actor.
1949: Sunil Gavaskar, an Indian cricket commentator, and former cricketer.
1950: Begum Parveen Sultana, an Indian Hindustani classical singer of the Patiala Gharana.
1951: Rajnath Singh, an Indian politician.
On this Day Death Anniversaries of famous people on July 10
1559: Henry II, King of France.
1971: Bhikari Thakur, an Indian Bhojpuri language poet, and playwright.
2000: Vakkom Majeed, an Indian freedom fighter, and politician.
2005: Jaywant Kulkarni, an Indian playback singer.
2013: Gokulananda Mahapatra, an Indian scientist, and science fiction writer.
2014: Zohra Sehgal, an Indian actress, dancer, and choreographer.
What happened in India on 10 July
Gandhiji arrives in London with the assistance of Lord Ampthill and works ceaselessly to educate influential British leaders and the public, and also to move Imperial authorities.
Johannes B van Heutsz, Governor General of Dutch Indies (1904-09), died at the age of 73.
Ganga Ram, great social reformer and founder of Ganga Ram Hospital in New Delhi, died in England while functioning as an active member of the Royal Commission on Agriculture. He was against dowry and child marriages and advocated widow re-marriage and also established institutions for vocational education and education for adults.
Sunil Manohar Gavaskar, great Indian cricket player (opener, 10,122 Test runs), was born in Bombay. He has received Arjun Award (1975) and Padma Bhushan (1980).
Bangalore University was established in Karnataka.
First NCC (National Cadet Corps) College for training girls started at Gwalior.
Kochin University was established in Kerala.
Herd of stampeding elephants kills 24 people in Chandka Forest, India.
The Planning Commission decides to introduce Rolling Plan concept.
‘Mahatma Phule Backward Class Development Corporation’ (Mahatma Phule Magaswarg Vikas Mahamandal) was established.
White Paper on Punjab released by Union Government.
Shivraj Patil of Congress elected Speaker of 10th Lok Sabha.
C. G. Pandit, famous scientist and Padmabhushan awardee, died.
Dr. Najma Heptulla re-elected Dy. Chairman of Rajya Sabha.
SROSS-C placed in orbit. Indian National Satellite (INSAT-2A), first indigenously-built satellite of second-generation INSAT series launched from Kourore. This is more operational multi-purpose communication and enhanced meteorology satellite. It is still in service.
P.Chidambaram,Union Minister, resigns owning responsibility for investing in ‘Fairgrowth’.
Ramrao Raghoba Rane, Paramveer Chakra awardee, died.
Budget session of Parliament begins.
Fijian Senate approves new Constitution that removes radical restrictions on political power of Indian community, which makes up almost half the population.
Malleswari earns India’s first gold medal in Asian weightlifting championship in Beijing.
Rafiq Sadiq, Congress(I) leader, escapes attempt on life when armed militants ambush motorcade near Achabal in South Anantnag, Kashmir valley.
India says it wont sign the CTBT unconditionally and invites Pakistan to join in disarmament efforts.
The Delhi police arrest Mohammad Javed alias Babu Bhai, an accused in the Jain Hawala case.
Pete Sampras wins his 7th singles Wimbledon title and his 13th Grand Slam title overtaking Roy Emerson’s 12 titles.