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10th October - A Day in the life of India

Learn about the importance of 10th October in the history of India. Major historical events on this day in India. Famous Birthdays and death anniversaries on this day.

10th October in the History of India

  • 2019 - Jammu & Kashmir administration released three politicians under conditional bond, who has been under detention since August 5, 2019. They are Former PDP MLA Yawar Mir, Former Congress member Shoaib Lone and National COnference worker Noor Mohammed.
  • 2019 - Former Ranbaxy promoter Shivinder Singh, Sunil Godhwani arrested by Delhi Police EOW. Both, Shivinder Mohan Singh and Sunil Godhwani were arrested for alleged fraud to the tune of ₹740 crores.
  • 2019 - Jacqueline Fernandez becomes the first female star to feature in Saudi Arabia's Airport billboard.

Famous Birthdays on 10th October

  • 1973 - Koduri Srisaila Sri Rajamouli, professionally known as S. S. Rajamouli is an Indian film director and screenwriter known for his works primarily in Telugu cinema. He is best known for directing the fantasy action films Magadheera (2009) and Eega (2012), and the two-part epic action films Baahubali: The Beginning (2015) and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)
  • 1960 - Kumaravadivel Natarajan known professionally as Vadivelu, is an Indian film actor, comedian and playback singer. Since the 1990s, he has performed in supporting and lead roles as a comedian in Tamil films.
  • 1954 – Rekha, Bollywood actress
  • 1943 - P. Radhakrishan (Paramaswaran Radhakrishnan) is a veteran space scientist, author and speaker. He retired from the Indian Space Research Organisation as the Deputy Director of Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre.
  • 1913 - Ashoke Kumar Sen was an Indian barrister, a former Union Law Minister of India, and an Indian parliamentarian. He also holds the record for winning a Lok Sabha seat the most times and also the record for being not only an MP for the most years but also a cabinet minister – serving more than 7 prime ministers.
  • 1912 – Ram Vilas Sharma, Indian poet and critic (d. 2000)
  • 1906 – R. K. Narayan was an author and story writer, he got popular for his book Malgudi Days. He has been honoured with Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan. He also won Filmfare award for best story. (died on 13th May 2001)
  • 1902 – K. Shivaram Karanth, Indian journalist, author, and activist (d. 1997)
Death Anniversaries on October 10
  • 2015 – Manorama Indian (Tamil) actress (b. 1937)
  • 2011 – Jagjit Singh, Indian singer-songwriter (b. 1941)
  • 1997 – Michael J. S. Dewar, Indian-born American theoretical chemist who developed the Dewar-Chatt-Duncanson model (b. 1918)
Jacqueline Fernandez makes history as she featured on Saudi Arabia Airport
Jacqueline Fernandez makes history as she featured on Saudi Arabia Airport

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