Saturday, January 10, 2015

10th January date

10th January in history:
1645 – Archbishop William Laud is beheaded at the Tower of London.
1863 – The London Underground, the world's oldest underground railway, opens between London Paddington station and Farringdon station.
1999 – Sanjeev Nanda kills three policemen in New Delhi, India with his car, an act for which he was later acquitted, resulting in a sharp drop in public confidence in the Indian legal system.
2012 – A bombing in Khyber Agency, Pakistan, kills at least 30 people and 78 others injured.
2013 – More than 100 people are killed and 270 injured in several bomb blasts in Pakistan.

Birthdays you sharing with:
1741 – Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain (d. 1759)
1894 – Pingali Lakshmikantam, Indian poet (d. 1972)
1911 – Binod Bihari Chowdhury, Bangladeshi activist (d. 2013)
1940 – K. J. Yesudas, Indian singer-songwriter
1964 – Chitti Babu, Indian actor (d. 2013)
1974 – Hrithik Roshan, Indian actor

Festivals and celebrations:
Traditional Day (Benin)
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