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10-August-1581

Akbar, great Mughal Emperor, won Kabul.

10-August-1755

Narayanrao Peshwa was born.

10-August-1758

Marathas won the Atak.

10-August-1855

Alladiya Khan, famous singer of Kolhapur court, was born.

10-August-1860

Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, the great architect of the renaissance of Hindustani music and who played a vital role in giving re-birth to North Indian classical music, was born at Balukeshwar, Maharashtra.

10-August-1894

Varahagiri Venkata Giri, the fourth former President of India, was born at Berhampur in Orissa. He was one of the patriarchs of Trade Union Movement of India.

10-August-1901

Narayan Pillai Gopala Pillai, great poet and educationist, was born in Quilon, Kerala.

10-August-1904

Japanese troups were defeated by the Russian Amry at Port Aurther.

10-August-1905

Sundarji Gokuldas Betard, modern Gujrathi poet, was born.

10-August-1927

Manali Kallat Vainu Bappu, first Indian astronomer, litterateur and Urdu poet, was born at Madras.

10-August-1930

In the 'Gandhi Cap Case' in Guntur, the magistrate prohibits wearing of Gandhi caps within a five-mile radius of the town.

10-August-1942

Manju Bala Patil was shot on the road at Mumbai by the British Police.

10-August-1948

Atomic Energy Commission established.

10-August-1963

The Kamraj Plan.

10-August-1979

Rohini Technology Payload (RTP) intended for measuring in-flight performance of first experimental flight of SLV-3, the first Indian Space launch vehicle, failed to be placed in orbit.

10-August-1982

Memorial of 201 martyrs from Maharashtra inaugurated.

10-August-1986

Gen. A.S. Vaidya, who was Chief of Army Staff, at the time of 'Operation Blue Star', was shot dead at Pune.

10-August-1988

Ramakrishna Hegde resigns as CM of Karnataka on moral grounds in connection with phone tapping issue.

10-August-1989

Panchayatraj' and 'Nagarpalika' bills were passed in Parliament's Lok Sabha.

10-August-1991

Delhi airport police foils an attempt by a Saudi national to smuggle out a minor girl named Ameena.

10-August-1992

Ram Niwas Mirdha appointed Chairman of the JPC on scam.

10-August-1992

P. P. Thorat, retired Lt and General, died.

10-August-1993

Election Commission withdrew controversial order. By-polls to be held before 10.

10-August-1993

Narayan Keshav Upasni, famous educationist, passed away.

10-August-1994

President's rule in J&K extended for another 6 months beginning 3rd Sept.

10-August-1995

Harishankar Parsai, famous Hindi litterateur, passed away.

10-August-1998

Sri Bhuteshanandji Maharaj, 97, president of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, died in Calcutta.

10-August-2000

Arjuna Ranatunga, former Sri Lankan cricket captain, retires from international cricket.

10-August-2000

Parliament approves the Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Bill to create a hilly state of Uttaranchal.

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