History – 10 January 2019

  • 1616 – Sir Thomas Row, British Ambassador, met Jahangir in Ajmer.
  • 1623 – The world’s first newspaper, Gazette, was published in Venice, Italy.
  • 1824 – British chemist Josef Aspirian made cement. Their achievement is considered to be significant progress in the field of construction.
  • 1836 – Professor Madhusudan Gupta, together with his four students, studied the internal structure for the first time by dissection of the human body.
  • 1839 – Indian tea reached England.
  • 1863 – Starting the service of the world’s first underground railroad in London.
  • 1910- First Air Meat Occurred.
  • 1912 – British King George V and Queen Mary left India.
  • 1916 – During the First World War, Russia defeated the Ottoman Empire.
  • 1920 – The League of Nations formally started its work in Geneva. This organization came into existence after World War I.
  • 1920 – The Warsaw Pact came to an end officially after World War I ended.
  • 1920 – National Association was established.
  • 1946 – In the first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly in London, 51 representatives from 51 countries participated.
  • 1954 – Britain’s Comet Jet crashed in the Mediterranean, killing all 35 people on board. Comet was the world’s first jet plane that Britain had built.
  • 1963 – Government of India introduced the Gold Control Scheme. Under which the restrictions on jewelry above 14 carats were banned.
  • 1963 – Two people named Switzerland, titled Solwell and titus, succeeded in making an electronic watch. There was no need to fill the keys in this clock.
  • 1972 – Sheikh Mujibur Rahman arrives in Bangladesh after being imprisoned for more than nine months in Pakistan.
  • 1991 – United Nations Secretary-General Javier Perez arrives in Baghdad, Iraq’s capital, as part of his last attempt to avoid the Gulf War.
  • 1996 – Shah Hussain of Jordan, on his first public visit, reached the country’s largest city, Tel Aviv.
  • 2001 – Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee reached Indonesia, due to administrative negligence towards Medacau disease, two German ministers resign, Russian President Vladimir Putin reached Azerbaijan for the first time after the Soviet dissolution.
  • 2002 – British Prime Minister Tony Blair arrives in Pakistan.
  • 2002 – Israel Foreign Minister Shimon Peres arrives in India on a three-day visit.
  • 2002 – Period supported India’s membership in the United Nations Security Council and NATO, United States asked for an answer from Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for illegal arms caught in Red Sea.
  • 2003 – North Korea removed from nuclear non-proliferation treaty.
  • 2005 – Bangladesh won the first cricket match of their cricket history by defeating Zimbabwe by 226 runs in a Test match played at Chittagong.
  • 2006 – Prime Minister Manmohan Singh announced on January 10 the anniversary of World Hindi Day.
  • 2008 – Tata Motors, the leading automaker of car manufacturing, has introduced a one lakh rupee car ‘Nano’.
  • 2008 – In the case of land acquisition for foreign rail projects, the proposal to amend the Railway Act, 1989 was approved.
  • 2008 – Ecuadorian Tuganharo volcanoes reach the brink of horrific bursts.
  • 2009- Ashok Kajaria takes over as Senior Vice President of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • 2010- American Food Security Expert of Indian origin Rajiv Shah has taken over the responsibility of head of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), a subordinate organization of the US State Department. Along with that, he became the Indian who took over the supreme position in Barack Obama’s administration.
  • 2013 – In Pakistan several bomb blasts killed 100 people, 270 injured.

Born on 10th January

  • 1886 – John Mathai, educationist of India, economist and jurist.
  • 1894 – P. Lakshmikantam – poet and writer.
  • 1908 – Padmanarayan Rai – Principal and literary figure of Hindi Ch.
  • 1933 – Gurdial Singh, Punjabi Literature Awarded by Gyanpeeth Award
  • 1940 – K. J. Yesudas – Indian playback singer and classical composer
  • 1949 – Allu Arvind, Film Producer.
  • 1974 – Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor.

Death on January 10

  • 1692 – Jak Charnok – Founder of Calcutta.
  • 1967 – Radhabinod Pal – Tokyo, Japan was an Indian judge in the War Criminal Tribunal.
  • 1969-Samhapuranand-famous politician and writer.
  • 1994 – Girijakumar Mathur – famous poet and playwright.
  • 1996 – Nadia – Famous Indian actress.

Important Events and Festivals of January 10

  • Taqshand Agreement Day
  • World Hindi Day