Today in India and World History: April 10

April is the fourth month of the year in our modern-day Gregorian calendar. It was originally the second month of the year in the Roman calendar and named Martius

According to Gregory calendar, the day number 365 in a year and if it is a leap year then the day number is 366. April 10 has its own special significance in India and world history.

April is the fourth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar and its predecessor, the Julian calendar. Its name is derived from the latin word aperit, which means to open.

It is also believed that the month’s name is named after the Greek goddess, Aphrodite (Aphros).

Here you will find some important events that happened today in Indian and world History on April 10. Read on to know more about this day.

List of Important Historical events of 10 April:

  • 1710: First law regulation copyright issued in Great Britain.
  • 1741: War of Austrian Succession: Persia defeated Austria at the Battle of Molwitz.
  • 1790: The United States established the patent system.
  • 1802: The Great Trigonometric Survey of India began with the measurement of a baseline near Madras.
  • 1814: The Duke of Wellington wins the Battle of Toulouse.
  • 1816: The federal government of the United States approved the establishment of a second bank there.
  • 1816: The federal government of the United States approved the establishment of a second bank there.
  • 1821: Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople is hanged by Trump from the main gate of Putish and his body is thrown into the Bosphorus.
  • 1825: First hotel opened in Hawaii.
  • 1827: George Cannon is elected as British Prime Minister in place of Lord Liverpool.
  • 1868: In Ethiopia, British and Indian Army defeated the army of Tewodroz II and 700 Ethiopians were killed in this war, while only two British-Indian soldiers were martyred.
  • 1869: Congress outnumbered Supreme Court judges 7 to 9.
  • 1874: 14th British Golf Open: Munge Park shot 159 at Musselburgh Link.
  • 1875: Swami Dayanand Saraswati founded Aryasamaj.
  • 1875: Arya Samaj was founded in Mumbai by Swami Dayanand Saraswati.
  • 1889: Ram Chandra Chatterjee became the first Indian to fly in a hot balloon.
  • 1925: French Prime Minister Edouard Harriet resigns.
  • 1926: Egyptian King Fuad inaugurates the Egyptian Parliament
  • 1939: The Italian army captured Albania.
  • 1953: The Melbourne Knights are established in Melbourne as Croatia SC.
  • 1963: 119 US sailors killed by submarine USS Thrasher sinking at sea.
  • 1964: Polo Grounds Sports Stadium disbanded in New York City.
  • 1971: Giants Stadium opened in Philadelphia.
  • 1972: The 44th annual Academy Awards are held at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.
  • 1973: Pakistan repeals the old constitution.
  • 1982: Successful launch of India’s multi-purpose satellite INSAT-1A.
  • 1985: Madonna begins her first Virgin Tour concert tour from New York City.
  • 1988: The Great Seto Bridge opened to traffic in Japan.
  • 1993: African National Congress worker Chris Hani is assassinated in South Africa.
  • 1995: Death of famous freedom fighter and sixth Prime Minister of the country Morarji Desai.
  • 1999: The two top industrial associations of India and Pakistan duly formed the India-Pakistan Chambers of Commerce.
  • 2000: India’s proposal to expel Pakistan from the Nirgut organization is accepted at the Conference of Foreign Ministers of Non-Aligned Countries.
  • 2001: Tehran Declaration signed between India and Iran.
  • 2005: Women’s Cricket World Cup: Australia defeated India by 98 runs.
  • 2008: The Supreme Court declared constitutional 27% reservation for students from Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in central educational institutions and educational institutions aided by the central government.
  • 2014: 88 civilian aircraft are killed by bombs in Aleppo, Syria.
  • 2016: Around 110 people were killed and over 300 injured in a huge fire at Puttalinga temple in Kollam district of Kerala.

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