On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1857

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Battle of InterestThe Indian Mutiny

Indian Mutiny against rule by the British East India Company begins with the revolt of the Sepoy soldiers in Meerut
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Mutineers are executed by the Bengal Horse Artillery, in a painting by Orlando Noire
Mutineers are executed by the Bengal Horse Artillery, in a painting by Orlando Noire

Famous Birthdays

  • Hendrik Zwaardemaker, Dutch physiologist (olfactometer)