On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1857

Historical Events

The 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
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Famous Birthdays

  • Hendrik Zwaardemaker, Dutch physiologist (olfactometer)
1857 Highlights

About May 10, 1857

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 164 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus