Important Events of 10 February
- World Pulses Day
- National Umbrella Day
- Queen Victoria’s Marriage
- Tom and Jerry Debut
World Pulses Day
The day of 10 February is being observed as World Pulses Day every year. this day was designated by The United Nations in 2018.
- In 2019, this day was celebrated the first time on February 10.
- The main purpose of this day is to recognize the importance of pulses (dry beans, lentils, dry peas, chickpeas, lupins) as a global food.
- “Nutritious Seeds for a Sustainable Future”.
National Umbrella Day
Every year, National Umbrella Day is held on 10 February across the world.
Important facts about umbrella
- The word umbrella comes from the Latin word umbra which has a meaning shade or shadow.
- Brolly is a slang word for umbrella and this word is used in Britain, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.
Queen Victoria’s Marriage
Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom got married to Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg Gotha on 10 February 1840.
Queen Victoria Biography
- Born – 24 May 1819
- Died – 22 January 1901
- Father -Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn
- Mother – Princess Victoria of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld
Tom and Jerry Debut
Tom and Jerry is an American animated franchise and series of comedy short films which was created on 10 February 1940 by William Hanna and Joseph Barbera.