in the world Panchang for this 10th May There are several important examples that mark the history of humanity: in 1994 Nelson Mandela, who spent 27 years in prison for fighting against racial segregation in South Africa, was sworn in as the first black president in the country’s history.
1508.- Miguel Angel Buonarroti begins to paint the Sistine Chapel of the Vatican.
1534.- The explorer Jacques Cartier arrived on the island of Newfoundland.
1824.- The National Gallery in London opens to the public.
1850.- The Treaty of Recognition, Peace and Friendship has been signed between Spain and the Republic of Costa Rica.
1869.- In the United States, near the Great Salt Lake (Utah), the railroad between East and West provides coast-to-coast service through a symbolic golden nail.
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1871.- Franco-Prussian War: France and Germany signed a peace treaty in Frankfurt.
1877.- Romania declared its independence after declaring war on Turkey.
1891.- The first issue of the illustrated magazine “Blanco y Negro” founded by Torcuato Luca de Tena is published.
1911.- Revolution in Mexico. Ciudad Juárez fell to the power of the rebels led by Francisco Madero.
1921.- Denmark declared Greenland as its sovereign territory.
1933.- The Nazi regime in Berlin burned 20,000 books of authors who were on its blacklist.
1940.- World War II: German troops invade Belgium and Holland.
.- Winston Churchill has been appointed Prime Minister of the United Kingdom following the resignation of Neville Chamberlain.
1943.- A fire broke out in the National Library of Peru.
1957.- A coup d’état deposed Gustavo Rojas as head of the presidency of Colombia. A military junta takes control of the government.
1973.- The Polisario Front was founded by young Saharawi nationalists under the leadership of Mustafa El Uli and Mohamed Abdelaziz.
1981.- Socialist François Mitterrand has been elected President of France in the second round with 51.8 percent of the votes.
1984.- HP launched its first laptop HP 110.
1989.- Polish trade unionist Lech Wasa received the 1989 Human Rights Prize awarded by the Council of Europe.
1997.- An earthquake in eastern Iran has killed more than 1,560 people and left 50,000 people homeless.
2001.- The ECB makes a surprise cut of a quarter to the official value of money for the euro area in the first reduction in two years.
2007.- Nicolas Sarkozy has been declared elected President of France.
2011.- Microsoft announced the purchase of Skype, the most popular Internet telephony service, for $8,500 million.
2012.- IACHR condemns overcrowding, corruption and lack of control mechanisms in Latin American prisons.
2013.- Former Guatemalan dictator José Efrain Ríos Montt (1982–1983) has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for the genocide committed during his administration against the Ixil indigenous ethnic group.
2014.- The government of Mexico legalizes and supplies weapons to self-defense groups in Michoacán.
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2015.- Cuban President Raul Castro praised Pope Francis, whom he met at the Vatican.
2017.- Argentine music and comedy group Les Luthiers has been awarded the Princess of Asturias Award for Communications and Humanities.
2020.- Colombian airline Avianca asked to benefit from United States bankruptcy law due to the COVID crisis.
Who was born on 10th May?
1843.- Benito Pérez Galdos, Spanish novelist.
1899.- Fred Astaire, American actor and dancer.
1926.- Hugo Banjar, soldier and politician, former President of Bolivia.
1931.- Ettore Scola, Italian filmmaker.
1938.- Manuel Santana, Spanish tennis player.
1960.- Paul David Hewson, “Bono”, Irish singer, leader of the group U2.
1965.- Linda Evangelista, Canadian model.
Who died on 10th May?
1774.- Louis XV, King of France.
1904.- Henry Morton Stanley, English journalist and explorer.
1977.- Joan Crawford, American actress.
1982.- Peter Weiss, German writer of Swedish nationality.
1990.- Walker Percy, American author and philosopher.