Events, Births, Deaths occured on December 10

Historical Events

1888 - Henry Charles Keith Petty-Fitzmaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne has became the Viceroy and Governor-General of India.

Famous Births

1878 - Mohammad Ali Jouhar was born. He was an Muslim leader, activist, scholar, journalist and poet, and was the leaders of the Khilafat Movement. He was the President of Indian National Congress and one of the founders of the All India Muslim League and was also the president of the All India Muslim League.

1878 - Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (Rajaji or C. Rajagopalachari) was born. He was a lawyer, freedom fighter, politician, and writer. He was the last Governor-General of India. He also held the positions of Premier of the Madras Presidency, Governor of West Bengal, Minister for Home Affairs and Chief Minister of Madras state. He was awarded Bharat Ratna.

Famous Deaths

1953 - Abdullah Yusuf Ali died. He was an Islamic scholar who translated the Quran into English. His translation of the Quran is one of the most widely known and used in the English-speaking world.

2001 - Ashok Kumar (Kumudlal Ganguly, also known as Dadamoni) died at the age of 90 in Mumbai. He was a famous Bollywood actor. He received Dadasaheb Phalke Award and Padma Bhushan Award.

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