History of the Day

History of the Day

10th October

 
1906 – Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami, commonly known as R. K. Narayan was born, (10 October 1906 – 13 May 2001). He is the creator fictional South Indian town of Malgudi and narrated Malgudi Days. He was a leading author of early Indian literature in English.
 
1912 – The National Day of the Republic of China (Taiwan). With  Wuchang Uprising of 10 October 1911, which led to the end of the imperial Qing Dynasty and the establishment of the Republic of China.
 
1963 – The Partial Nuclear Test Ban Treaty came into effect.
 
1992 – The Vidyasagar Setu, the second bridge across the Hooghly river, was inaugurated.
 
2005 – Angela Merkel became Germany's first female chancellor.
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