10 June in Indian and World History
10 June in Indian and World History is celebrated, observed, and remembered for various reasons. 10 June is the birth anniversary of General Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri, Rahul Bajaj, E.V.V Satyanarayana, Sundar Pichai, and Mika Singh.
10 June is also observed as the death anniversary of Ramanath Tagore, and Jeevan.
10 June in Indian history is celebrated as the birth anniversary of the following personalities:
General Jayanto Nath Chaudhuri (10 June 1908 – 6 April 1983), a General Officer in the Indian Army. He served as the 6th Chief of Army Staff from 1962 to 1966 and the Military Governor of Hyderabad State from 1948 to 1949. After his retirement from the Indian Army, he served as the Indian High Commissioner to Canada from 19 July 1966 until August 1969. He was born on 10 June 1908.
Rahul Bajaj, an Indian billionaire businessman, the chairman of the Indian conglomerate Bajaj Group, and a member of parliament. He split Bajaj Auto into three units – Bajaj Auto, finance company Bajaj Finserv and a holding company in 2008. Rahul was awarded Padma Bhushan the third-highest civilian award in 2001. He was born on 10 June 1938 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day Kolkata, West Bengal, India).
E.V.V Satyanarayana (10 June 1956 – 21 January 2011), an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer. He directed a total of 51 films in Telugu and Hindi and introduced many actors to Telugu cinema. He was well known for making comedy films, most of which were successful at the box office. Production company called E.V.V. Cinema is established by him in 2000. He was born on 10 June 1956 in Korumamidi, Andhra State, India.
Sundar Pichai, an Indian American business executive, a Senior Technology Executive, and the chief executive officer (CEO) of Alphabet Inc. and it’s subsidiary Google. He joined the world’s largest search company Google in 2004 and was selected for the company’s biggest position on the strength of his hard work and ability. Sundar Pichai joined Google in 2004 where he was entrusted with the work related to ‘Product Management’ and ‘New Discoveries and New Ideas’. Under this he installed Google Chrome, Chrome OS. and played a key role in the development of products such as Google Drive, Google Maps, and Gmail. Pichai was included in Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in 2016 and 2020. He was born on 10 June 1972 in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Mika Singh, an Indian rapper, singer and performer. He has a large collection of superhit songs including “Bas Ek King” (Singh Is Kinng), “Mauja Hi Mauja” (Jab We Met), “Ibn-e-Batuta” (Ishqiya), and “Dhanno” (Housefull), “Sawan Main Lag Gayi Aag” and many more. Mika was born on 10 June 1977 in Durgapur, West Bengal, India.
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10 June in Indian history is observed as the death anniversary of the following personalities:
Ramanath Tagore (26 October 1801 – 10 June 1877), one of the leading social figures in 19th-century Kolkata, British India. In his younger age, he was attracted towards the ideas of Ram Mohan Roy and was one of the original trustees of the Brahmo Samaj. He died on 10 June 1877 at the age of 75 in Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India.
Jeevan (24 October 1915 – 10 June 1987), an Indian actor who played Narad Muni in mythological films of the 1950s a total of 49 times. Later, he played the villain in popular Bollywood films of the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. He died on 10 June 1987 at the age of 71 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India.
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Notable events on 10 June in Indian and World history
10 June 1246 – Nasiruddin Muhammad Shah became the first ruler of Delhi.
10 June 1624 – The Anti-Spanish Treaty between Holland and France was signed on this day.
10 June 1907 – An agreement was signed between France and Japan to uphold the independence and integrity of China.
10 June 1931 – Norway occupied East Greenland.
10 June 1940 – Italy declared war on France and Britain during World War II.
10 June 1940 – Norway surrendered to the Nazis on this day.
10 June 1944 – During World War II, the German army killed 218 Greeks on this day.
10 June 1946 – After the end of the monarchy, Italy became a republican nation.
10 June 1957 – The 6-Day War ended with the signing of a ceasefire between Israel and Syria.
10 June 1960 – The production of the Russian warplane MiG began in Nashik in 1960.
10 June 1971 – The US ended China’s 21-year trade embargo.
10 June 1972 – The fully air-conditioned vessel Harshvardhan was commissioned from the Margao port of Mumbai.
10 June 1986 – India beat England by 5 wickets to register their first Test win at Lord’s.
10 June 1999 – A private international airport started operating in Kerala at Nedumbassery in Kochi city.
10 June 2002 – Pakistan changed the name of the world’s second-highest peak “K-2” to ‘Chogori’ or ‘Shahgori’.
10 June 2003 – NASA’s Mangalyaan rover was launched on this day.