Thursday, December 10, 2020

History Of 10 December | On This Day In World

History Of 10 December | On This Day In World

In the history of the World, some other important events recorded on the date of 10 December are as follows: -

➧ 1799: France becomes the first country in the world to adopt the metric system.

➧ 1870: Famous historian Yadunath Sarkar was born.

➧ 1878: Second Governor General of independent India and first Indian Governor General, writer, politician and philosopher Chakravarti Rajagopalachari was born.

➧ 1878: Maulana Muhammad Ali Johar, the famous freedom fighter, journalist and educationist of India, was born.

➧ 1902: Women are given the right to vote in Tasmania.

➧ 1903: Pierre Curie and Marie Curie were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.

➧ 1950: Today is declared as Human Rights Day. Its purpose is to draw the attention of people around the world to human rights, so that everyone in every country and community is seen with one eye.

➧ 1960: Albert Luthely, leader of the banned African National Congress, awarded the Nobel Prize, has called for an end to apartheid in South Africa.

➧ 1992: First hovercraft service of the country started in Gujarat.

➧ 1994: Yasir Arafat, Vitzak Rabin and Simeon Peres were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

➧ 1998: Amartya Sen was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize for Economics in Stockholm.

➧ 2000: Nawaz Sharif is exiled from Pakistan for ten years.

➧ 2001: Dada Muni (Ashok Kumar), one of the stalwarts of Indian cinema, said goodbye to the world.

➧ 2002: United Airlines, the second largest airline company in America, goes bankrupt.

➧ 2004: Anil Kumble became the first Indian to take the most wickets in Test cricket, leaving behind Kapil Dev in the Dhaka Test.

➧ 2009: US President Barack Obama accepts Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo.

➧ 2010: Chinese human rights activist Liu Xiaobo was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony in Stockholm while he was imprisoned in China.

➧ 2013: Mary Barra of General Motors becomes the first female CEO of a major automotive company.

➧ 2016: Bob Dillon was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature at a ceremony and did not appear in Stockholm.

➧ 2019: Australian carmaker Holden announced the cessation of Commodore production after 41 years.

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