Today in History – 10 April

today in history 10 april

1317

Saint Gora Kumbhar passed away. (Samadhee)

1760

Gerard George Clifford, head of East-Indian Company, passed away at the age of 75.

1875

Swami Dayanand Saraswati established the Arya Samaj at Bombay and in 1877 in Lahore.

1886

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) is founded in New York City by philanthropist and diplomat Henry Bergh, 54.

1930

Police raid the headquarters of the Indian National Congress, Bombay.

1955

India and Vietnam affirm the Panchsheel.

1982

Mahatma Gandhi Road Bridge at Patna started by Indira Gandhi.

1982

Indian National Satellite (INSAT-1A) launched. First operational multi-purpose communication and meteorology satellite procured from USA. (Cape Canaveral)

1995

Morarji Ranchhodji Desai, first non-Congress Prime Minister of India (1977-79) and Chief Minister of Bombay, passed away at the age of 99. He was awarded with Bharat Ratna.

1996

The marketing of Salman Rushdie’s novel ‘The Moor’s Last Sigh’ in India was cleared by the Central govt.

1997

Announcement of UP’s 70th new district to be re-named after Jyotiba Phule.

1997

Kerala becomes the first state to have public telephones in all its villages, accessible over STD/ISD from any part of the world.

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