February 10 Today in Indian History

Historical Events

  • 1846 British defeat Sikhs in battle of Sobraon, India

The Indian Mutiny

1859 General Horsford defeats Begum of Oude and Nana Sahib in Indian Mutiny

Mutineers are executed by the Bengal Horse Artillery, in a painting by Orlando Noire

Historic Event

1914 In accordance with the understanding reached by General J.C. Smuts and Mahatma Gandhi, 60 passive resistance prisoners released from Pietermaritzburg Prison; 40 passive resisters released in Durban, 8 in Newcastle, 11 in Port Elizabeth

Mahatma Gandhi
Pacifist and Spiritual Leader Mahatma Gandhi
  • 1931 New Delhi becomes the capital of India

Election of Interest

1952 India holds its first general election: Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru remains in power

Jawaharlal Nehru
1st Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru
  • 2013 36 people are killed and 39 are injured in a stampede at a train station in Allahabad, India

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