10 February History: India and World History of Major Events

February 10th bears significance in both Indian and world history. It marks various events that have shaped civilizations, cultures, and politics over the centuries. From ancient contributions to modern milestones, this date resonates with historical significance. February 10th is not merely a date on the calendar but a tapestry of stories woven through time, reflecting the diversity, struggles, and triumphs of humanity. As we commemorate these events, we honor the legacies that have shaped our past and continue to inspire our future.

February 10 is the 41st day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. There are still 324 days left in the year (325 in leap years).

Major Events of February 10

1257 – Halgu Khan and the Mongols burned Baghdad, the political and cultural capital of Islam. With this the caliphate of Abbasids came to an end.
1913 – Delhi became the capital of India.
1947- Paris Peace Treaty. After the Second World War, the Paris Peace Treaty was signed between the Allies and Italy, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and Finland.
2010-
160 people were killed in an avalanche in the Salang mountain pass that connects Afghanistan’s capital Kabul to the city of Mazar-e-Sharif.
In protest against the plan to impose filters on porn sites, hackers on Wednesday hacked and disabled the websites of many government offices including the Australian Parliament. Hackers argue that no government has the right to prevent access to information through filters.
The death toll from last month’s devastating earthquake in Haiti has increased to 2 lakh 17 thousand.

World History and Events of February 10

1306: Robert the Bruce, King of Scotland, assassinates John Comyn, sparking the Wars of Scottish Independence.

1502: Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, on his second voyage to India, further solidifying European trade routes to the East.

1763: The Treaty of Paris is signed, formally ending the Seven Years’ War between France and Great Britain, with significant implications for North America and India.

2004: A Fokker 50 aircraft crashes near Sharjah International Airport in the United Arab Emirates, tragically claiming the lives of 43 people.

2009: Two communication satellites, Iridium 33 and Kosmos 2251, collide in orbit, resulting in the destruction of both.

February 10th is observed as National Deworming Day in India, aiming to improve child health by administering medication to eliminate parasitic worms.

It’s also World Pulses Day, raising awareness about the nutritional benefits and sustainability of incorporating pulses (legumes) into diets around the world.

Births

1685: Aaron Hill, English author

1890: Boris Pasternak, Nobel Prize-winning author

1894: Harold Macmillan became Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

1922: Arpad Gantz, President of Hungary

1950: Mark Spitz, American swimmer

Deaths

1162: Baldwin III, King of Jerusalem.

1242: Shijo, Emperor of Japan

1829: Pope Leo XII

1837: Alexander Pushkin, Russian writer

1918: Abdul Hamid II, Ottoman emperor

1939: Pope Pius XI

1992: Alex Haley, American author

Date Wise More Events of February Month

1 February17 February
2 February18 February
3 February19 February
4 February20 February
5 February21 February
6 February22 February
7 February23 February
8 February24 February
9 February25 February
10 February26 February
11 February27 February
12 February28 February
13 February29 February
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FAQs

Why is February 10th significant in history?

February 10th marks various important events, including significant milestones in Indian and world history.

What led to the partition of India?

The partition of India was primarily a result of religious and political tensions between Hindus and Muslims.

How did Nelson Mandela’s release impact the world?

Nelson Mandela’s release symbolized the end of apartheid in South Africa and inspired freedom movements worldwide.