December 10: The day celebrated as International Human Rights Day, know today’s history
New Delhi. December 10 has special significance in terms of human rights protection. This day is celebrated as International Human Rights Day. The United Nations declared December 10 as Human Rights Day in 1950, with the aim of making people around the world aware of the importance of human rights and giving a message to be aware of its observance.
A series of other important events recorded on the date of December 10 in the history of the country and the world
1878 : Mohammad Ali Johar, one of the founders of Jamia Millia Islamia, was born in Rampur.
1878 : Birth of Chakravarti Rajagopalachari.
1896 : Nobel Prize founder Alfred Bernhard Nobel passed away.
1898 : The Spanish-American War ended after the Treaty of Paris.
1902 : Women got the right to vote in Tasmania.
1950 : This date was declared by the United Nations as International Human Rights Day.
1992 : Country’s first hovercraft service launched in Gujarat.
2001 : Veteran actor Ashok Kumar passed away.
2007 : Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner became the first female President of Argentina.
2016 : 38 people killed in two explosions near a football stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.
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