History of July 10 : Important events that you should know!

What all happened on this day?

Historical events are something which attracts everyone. The blog mainly represents the artistic influence that the leaders have engraved in the minds of people. Article mainly revolves around the Importance of History in today’s world. 

History- International 


1940, World War II, Vichy Government established in France.

The government of Germany defeated France during World War II. Vichy was a small town in France. Germans treated the Vichy government as puppets.

1947, Mohammad Ali Jinnah recommended as the Governor of Pakistan

On July 10, 1947, Mohammad Ali Jinnah was recommended by the British Prime Minister “Clement Attlee” to be the first Governor- General of Pakistan.

1962, Telstar, world’s first communication satellite

On July 10, 1962, the first Telstar satellite was completely experimental. Telstar 1 launched on top of a Thor-Delta rocket. It was operated by AT&T, a US based company.

1890, Wyoming is admitted as the 44th US State

On July 10, 1890, Wyoming was bordered by Montana. It is the 10th largest state by area. Cheyenne is the capital of the state.

1921, Belfast’s Bloody Sunday

On July 10, 1921, Belfast’s Bloody Sunday, sixteen people were killed and approximate 161 houses were destroyed by riots and gun battles.

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Births- International 

Mathematician Roger Cotes

Born on July 10, 1682, Roger Cotes was an English Mathematician who worked closely with Isaac Newton. His famous book was “the Principia”.

Judge William Blackstone

Born on July 10, 1723, William Blackstone was an English jurist and a judge in the court of London. He was mastered in Law and economics and hailed from London itself.

Inventor Nikola Tesla

Born on July 10, 1856, Nikola Tesla was an American Inventor and an Engineer with his command in electrical and mechanical works. He designed the modern alternating current electricity supply system.

Musician Jerry Miller

Born on July 10, 1943, Jerry Miller is an American songwriter, singer and a stage performer. He has a band on his name and he is best seen while playing “Buelah”.

History- Indian


1972, stampeding Elephants killed 24

On July 10, 1972, as the drought increased, a herd of stampeding elephants killed 24 in the Chandka forest, India

2005, suspected Naga rebels bombed an army convoy, Manipur

On July 10, 2005, Suspected Naga rebels knowingly bombed an army convoy where two soldiers were martyred in Manipur.

2011, Train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, 250+ casualties reported 

On July 10, 2011, Wreckage of fully packed express train, rescue operation was carried after the derailment of the train.

2015, Rivalries India and Pakistan agreed to eliminate terrorism.

On July 10, 2015, India and Pakistan the true rivalries signed a pact together involving both country Prime Ministers to eliminate terrorism in South Asia.

2016, Bond between India and Tanzania.

On July 10, 2016, Indian Prime Minister “Mr. Narendra Modi” met the Prime Minister of Tanzania “Mr. John Magufali” and signed a pact and agreed to cure the water scarcity problem of Zanzibar Island.

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Births- Indian

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Politician Rajnath Singh

Born on July 10, 1951, Rajnath Singh is an Indian politician and currently serving as the Defense Minister of India. He was the former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Former President of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP).

Cricketer Sunil Gavaskar

Born on July 10, 1949 Sunil Gavaskar, properly referred as Sunny Gavaskar was a former Indian/International cricketer. Gavaskar won multiple awards and was the most liked cricketer in the early 70’s.

Actor Alok Nath Jha

Born on July 10, 1956, Alok Nath is a popular figure of the Indian daily soaps and famous Bollywood movies. He is popularly known as Babuji and was well loved by the Indian Public. Nath was majorly seen in the movies by Director Sooraj Barjatya.

Anchor Raghav Juyal 

Born on July 10, 1991, Raghav Juyal is a dancer and an anchor. He hosted many dance and singing talent shows and was a part of series based movie Directed by Remo Fernandes

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