Check out below, what today in history India 10 August marks. On this day in history 10 August, you are likely to find birthdays, events, death anniversaries and more…
What is today in history India 10 August
Famous people that have birthdays on this day in history 10 August
1975 – Hemant Soren is the current CM of Jharkhand. He also previously served as the CM of Jharkhand from July 2013 to December 2014. He is also the president of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha political party.
1979 – Shabir Ahluwalia is a television actor and host who is majorly known for portraying the role of ‘Abhishek Mehra’ in ‘Kumkum Bhagya’.
1992 – B. Sai Praneeth is a badminton player who became the first Indian male shuttler in 36 years to win a bronze medal in the BWF World Championships in 2019 after Prakash Padukone in 1983. He was honored with the Arjun Award in 2019.
2005 – Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa is a chess prodigy. He is the 4th youngest person to achieve the title of ‘Grandmaster’, behind Sergey Karjakin, Gukesh D, and Javokhir Sindarov.
Today in history India 10 August – Famous people that had birthdays on this day in history 10 August
1860 – Pandit Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande was a musicologist who wrote the first modern treatise on Hindustani classical music.
1894 – VV Giri, short for Varahagiri Venkata Giri, was the 4th president of India.
1917 – Prem Adib was a film actor who was acclaimed as one of the top Bollywood actors of the 1940s. He is best remembered for his roles as Lord Rama in Bharat Milap and Ram Rajya.
1938 – Fateh Singh Rathore was a tiger conservationist. He joined the Indian Forest Service in 1960 and was part of the first Project Tiger team. He worked for over 50 years in wildlife conservation.
1963 – Phoolan Devi, also known as “Bandit Queen”, was an Indian bandit and member of the parliament.
1991 – Pratyusha Banerjee was a television actress who appeared in numerous television and reality shows. She first gained recognition from ‘Balika Vadhu’ in which she played the role of ‘Anandi’.
Today in history India 10 August – Famous people that have death anniversaries on this day in history 10 August
1977 – Shyamlal Gupta, popularly known as Parshad, was an Indian poet and lyricist.
1995 – Harishankar Parsai was a noted Hindi writer, satirist, and humorist of modern Hindi literature. He is best known for his simple and direct style.
1999 – Baldev Upadhyaya was a Hindi, Sanskrit scholar, literary historian, essayist and critic who wrote numerous books, collections of essays, and a historical outline of Sanskrit literature.
2011 – PC Alexander, short for Padinjarethalakal Cherian Alexander, was an IAS officer from the 1948 batch. He served as the Governor of Tamil Nadu from 1988 to 1990 and as the Governor of Maharashtra from 1993 to 2002. He was also considered as a candidate for the post of the President of India in 2002.
Today in history India 10 August – Events that took place on this day in history 10 August
1741 – The battle of colachel was fought between the kingdom of Travancore and the Dutch East India Company. Travancore, under Raja Marthanda Varma defeated the Dutch East India Company.
2008 – An anti-AIDS vaccine was successfully tested in the Tuberculosis Research Centre in Chennai.