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February 10th, 2060 (February 10 2060)EventPaul of Tarsus journeys to Rome, but is shipwrecked at Malta. He stays on Malta for three months and converts the Roman governor Publius. The exact date is not known, however, the feast is celebrated on this day.
February 10th, 2008 (February 10 2008)EventThe 2008 Namdaemun fire severely damages Namdaemun, the first National Treasure of South Korea.
February 10th, 2008 (February 10 2008)DeathRoy Scheider, American Actor (born in 1932)
February 10th, 2008 (February 10 2008)DeathSteve Gerber, American comics writer (born in 1947)
February 10th, 2007 (February 10 2007)EventBarack Obama announces his candidacy in the 2008 United States Presidential ElectionBarack Obama Quotes
February 10th, 2007 (February 10 2007)DeathJung Da Bin, South Korean actress (born in 1980)
February 10th, 2007 (February 10 2007)DeathNed Austin, American character actor (born in 1925)
February 10th, 2006 (February 10 2006)DeathJ Dilla, American rapper/producer (born in 1974)
February 10th, 2006 (February 10 2006)DeathDick Harmon, American golf instructor (born in 1947)
February 10th, 2005 (February 10 2005)DeathArthur Miller, American playwright (born in 1915)Arthur Miller Quotes
February 10th, 2004 (February 10 2004)DeathGuy Provost, Quebec actor (born in 1925)
February 10th, 2003 (February 10 2003)EventFrance and Belgium break the NATO procedure of silent approval concerning the timing of protective measures for Turkey in case of a possible war with Iraq.
February 10th, 2003 (February 10 2003)DeathEdgar de Evia, American photographer (born in 1910)
February 10th, 2003 (February 10 2003)DeathCurt Hennig, American professional wrestler (born in 1959)
February 10th, 2003 (February 10 2003)DeathClark MacGregor, United States Congressman from Minnesota (born in 1922)
February 10th, 2003 (February 10 2003)DeathAl Ruffo, Mayor of San Jose, California (born in 1908)
February 10th, 2003 (February 10 2003)DeathRon Ziegler, press secretary to Richard Nixon (born in 1939)
February 10th, 2002 (February 10 2002)DeathTraudl Junge, Adolf Hitler s secretary (born in 1920)Traudl Junge Quotes
February 10th, 2002 (February 10 2002)DeathDave Van Ronk, American folk singer/songwriter (born in 1936)
February 10th, 2001 (February 10 2001)DeathAbraham Beame, Mayor of New York City (born in 1906) Abraham Quotes
February 10th, 2001 (February 10 2001)DeathGeorge Holmes Tate, American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist (born in 1913)
February 10th, 2000 (February 10 2000)DeathJim Varney, American actor (born in 1949)
February 10th, 1998 (February 10 1998)EventVoters in Maine repeal a gay rights law passed in 1997 becoming the first U.S. state to abandon that law.
February 10th, 1997 (February 10 1997)BirthChloe Moretz, American actress
February 10th, 1997 (February 10 1997)DeathMatthew Eappen of Newton Massachusetts (born in 1996)
February 10th, 1996 (February 10 1996)EventThe IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov for the first time.Garry Kasparov Quotes
February 10th, 1994 (February 10 1994)BirthMakenzie Vega, American actress
February 10th, 1993 (February 10 1993)DeathFred Hollows, New Zealand ophthalmologist (born in 1929)
February 10th, 1992 (February 10 1992)DeathAlex Haley, American author (born in 1921)Alex Haley Quotes
February 10th, 1991 (February 10 1991)BirthEmma Roberts, American actress
February 10th, 1989 (February 10 1989)EventRon Brown is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee becoming the first African American to lead a major American political party.
February 10th, 1987 (February 10 1987)BirthChoi Si Won, Korean singer (Super Junior)
February 10th, 1987 (February 10 1987)DeathSyed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi, Pakistani painter, calligrapher and artist (born in 1930)
February 10th, 1986 (February 10 1986)BirthYui Ichikawa, Japanese actress and model
February 10th, 1985 (February 10 1985)BirthAnette Sagen, Norwegian ski jumper
February 10th, 1985 (February 10 1985)DeathJohnny Mokan, baseball player (born in 1895)
February 10th, 1984 (February 10 1984)BirthAlex Gordon, American baseball player
February 10th, 1984 (February 10 1984)BirthKim Hyo-jin, South Korean actress
February 10th, 1984 (February 10 1984)DeathDavid Von Erich, professional wrestler (born in 1958)
February 10th, 1982 (February 10 1982)BirthKeith Dunne, Irish footballer
February 10th, 1982 (February 10 1982)BirthJustin Gatlin, American sprinter
February 10th, 1982 (February 10 1982)BirthIafeta Paleaaesina, New Zealand rugby league player
February 10th, 1981 (February 10 1981)EventA fire at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino kills eight and injures 198.
February 10th, 1981 (February 10 1981)BirthNatasha St-Pier, Canadian singer
February 10th, 1981 (February 10 1981)BirthAndrew Johnson, English footballerAndrew Johnson Quotes
February 10th, 1981 (February 10 1981)BirthHolly Willoughby, British TV presenter
February 10th, 1981 (February 10 1981)BirthTholomew Plague, drummer (Avenged Sevenfold)
February 10th, 1980 (February 10 1980)BirthCesar Izturis, Venezuelan baseball player
February 10th, 1980 (February 10 1980)BirthMike Ribeiro, Canadian ice hockey player
February 10th, 1980 (February 10 1980)BirthSteve Tully, English footballer
February 10th, 1979 (February 10 1979)BirthDaryl Palumbo, American musician
February 10th, 1979 (February 10 1979)BirthRoss Powers, American snowboarder
February 10th, 1978 (February 10 1978)BirthLorna Bailey, English ceramic designer
February 10th, 1978 (February 10 1978)BirthDon Omar, Puerto Rican singer
February 10th, 1977 (February 10 1977)BirthSalif Diao, Senegalese footballer
February 10th, 1976 (February 10 1976)BirthLance Berkman, American baseball player
February 10th, 1976 (February 10 1976)BirthKev Brown, American rapper/producer
February 10th, 1975 (February 10 1975)BirthAmber Frey, American witness in the Scott Peterson case
February 10th, 1975 (February 10 1975)BirthKool Savas, German rapper
February 10th, 1975 (February 10 1975)BirthHiroki Kuroda, Japanese born baseball player
February 10th, 1975 (February 10 1975)DeathNikos Kavvadias, Greek poet and writer (born in 1910)
February 10th, 1974 (February 10 1974)BirthElizabeth Banks, American actress
February 10th, 1974 (February 10 1974)BirthTy Law, American football player
February 10th, 1974 (February 10 1974)BirthTanoai Reed, American stunt performer
February 10th, 1971 (February 10 1971)BirthLouie Spicolli, American wrestler (died in 1998)
February 10th, 1971 (February 10 1971)BirthLisa Marie Varon, American professional wrestler
February 10th, 1970 (February 10 1970)BirthAlberto Castillo, Dominican baseball player
February 10th, 1970 (February 10 1970)BirthNobushige Kumakubo, Japanese racing driver
February 10th, 1970 (February 10 1970)BirthNoureddine Naybet, Moroccan footballer
February 10th, 1970 (February 10 1970)BirthMyrea Pettit, British illustrator
February 10th, 1970 (February 10 1970)BirthAsne Seierstad, Norwegian journalist
February 10th, 1970 (February 10 1970)BirthJanne Sundstrom, Swedish systemdeveloper
February 10th, 1969 (February 10 1969)BirthJoe Mangrum, American artist
February 10th, 1969 (February 10 1969)BirthLaurie Dhue, American television personality
February 10th, 1968 (February 10 1968)BirthPeter Popovic, Swedish ice hockey player
February 10th, 1968 (February 10 1968)BirthAtika Suri, Indonesian television newscaster
February 10th, 1967 (February 10 1967)EventThe 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution ratified.
February 10th, 1967 (February 10 1967)BirthLaura Dern, American actress
February 10th, 1967 (February 10 1967)BirthJacky Durand, French cyclist
February 10th, 1967 (February 10 1967)BirthArmand Serrano, Filipino animator
February 10th, 1966 (February 10 1966)BirthDaryl Johnston, American football player
February 10th, 1966 (February 10 1966)DeathBilly Rose, American composer and band leader (born in 1899)
February 10th, 1965 (February 10 1965)BirthMario Jean, Quebec comedian and television actor
February 10th, 1964 (February 10 1964)EventMelbourne-Voyager collision: The aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne collides with the destroyer HMAS Voyager off the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.
February 10th, 1964 (February 10 1964)BirthGlenn Beck, American radio and television hostGlenn Beck Quotes
February 10th, 1964 (February 10 1964)BirthVictor Davis, Canadian swimmer (died in 1989)
February 10th, 1964 (February 10 1964)BirthArthur Lenk, Israeli diplomat
February 10th, 1964 (February 10 1964)BirthFrancesca Neri, Italian actress
February 10th, 1964 (February 10 1964)DeathEugen Sanger, Austrian aerospace engineer (born in 1905)
February 10th, 1963 (February 10 1963)BirthLenny Dykstra, American baseball player
February 10th, 1962 (February 10 1962)EventCaptured American spy pilot Francis Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel.
February 10th, 1962 (February 10 1962)BirthCliff Burton, American musician (died in 1986)
February 10th, 1962 (February 10 1962)BirthBobby Czyz, American boxer
February 10th, 1962 (February 10 1962)BirthPiero Pelu, Italian singer and song-writer (Litfiba)
February 10th, 1961 (February 10 1961)BirthAlexander Payne, American film director
February 10th, 1961 (February 10 1961)BirthGeorge Stephanopoulos, American political commentator
February 10th, 1960 (February 10 1960)BirthRobert Addie, British actor (died in 2003)
February 10th, 1960 (February 10 1960)DeathAloysius Stepinac, Croatian cardinal (born in 1898)
February 10th, 1959 (February 10 1959)BirthDennis Gentry, American football player
February 10th, 1959 (February 10 1959)BirthLisa McPherson, Former Scientologist (died in 1995)
February 10th, 1958 (February 10 1958)BirthMichael Weiss, American musician
February 10th, 1957 (February 10 1957)DeathLaura Ingalls Wilder, American author (born in 1867)
February 10th, 1955 (February 10 1955)BirthChris Adams, British pro wrestler and judoka (died in 2001)
February 10th, 1955 (February 10 1955)BirthJim Cramer, American television personality
February 10th, 1955 (February 10 1955)BirthGreg Norman, Australian golfer
February 10th, 1954 (February 10 1954)EventPresident Dwight Eisenhower warns against United States intervention in Vietnam.
February 10th, 1954 (February 10 1954)BirthLarry McWilliams, baseball player
February 10th, 1952 (February 10 1952)BirthLee Hsien Loong, Prime Minister of Singapore
February 10th, 1952 (February 10 1952)DeathHenry Drysdale Dakin, British-American biochemist, known for the Dakin-West reaction (born in 1880)
February 10th, 1951 (February 10 1951)BirthRobert Iger, American entertainment executive
February 10th, 1950 (February 10 1950)BirthMark Spitz, American swimmer
February 10th, 1950 (February 10 1950)DeathMarcel Mauss, French sociologist (born in 1872)
February 10th, 1949 (February 10 1949)BirthJim Corcoran, Quebec singer and songwriter
February 10th, 1949 (February 10 1949)BirthMaxime Le Forestier, French singer
February 10th, 1949 (February 10 1949)BirthNigel Olsson, British musician
February 10th, 1949 (February 10 1949)BirthHarold Sylvester, American actor
February 10th, 1948 (February 10 1948)BirthLuis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician (died in 1994)
February 10th, 1947 (February 10 1947)EventItaly cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia.
February 10th, 1947 (February 10 1947)BirthLouise Arbour, Canadian judge
February 10th, 1947 (February 10 1947)BirthButch Morris, American jazz cornetist and composer
February 10th, 1947 (February 10 1947)BirthNicholas Owen, English newsreader
February 10th, 1945 (February 10 1945)DeathAnacleto Diaz, Filipino jurist (born in 1878)
February 10th, 1944 (February 10 1944)BirthPeter Allen, Australian singer and actor (died in 1992)
February 10th, 1944 (February 10 1944)BirthFrank Keating, American politician
February 10th, 1944 (February 10 1944)BirthRufus Reid, American musician
February 10th, 1944 (February 10 1944)BirthVernor Vinge, American novelist
February 10th, 1944 (February 10 1944)BirthFrances Moore Lappe, American writer and activist
February 10th, 1944 (February 10 1944)DeathEugene Michel Antoniadi, Greek astronomer, a crater on Mars and the Antoniadi crater on the Moon were named in his honor (born in 1870)
February 10th, 1943 (February 10 1943)BirthBill Laskey, American football player
February 10th, 1941 (February 10 1941)BirthMichael Apted, British director
February 10th, 1940 (February 10 1940)BirthMary Rand, British athlete
February 10th, 1939 (February 10 1939)BirthAdrienne Clarkson, 26th Governor General of Canada
February 10th, 1939 (February 10 1939)DeathPope Pius XI (born in 1857)
February 10th, 1937 (February 10 1937)BirthRoberta Flack, American singer
February 10th, 1935 (February 10 1935)BirthJohn Alcorn (artist), American designer and illustrator (died in 1992)
February 10th, 1934 (February 10 1934)BirthFleur Adcock, New Zealand poet
February 10th, 1933 (February 10 1933)EventThe New York City-based Postal Telegraph Company introduces the first singing telegram.
February 10th, 1933 (February 10 1933)EventIn round 13 of a boxing match at New York City s Madison Square Garden, Primo Carnera knocks out Ernie Schaaf, killing him.
February 10th, 1933 (February 10 1933)EventAdolf Hitler takes a speech in Sportpalast, Berlin10 days after he became Reichskanzler on January 30th.Adolf Hitler Quotes
February 10th, 1933 (February 10 1933)BirthRichard Schickel, American film critic
February 10th, 1932 (February 10 1932)DeathEdgar Wallace, English novelist and screenwriter (born in 1875)Edgar Wallace Quotes
February 10th, 1931 (February 10 1931)EventNew Delhi becomes the capital of India.
February 10th, 1931 (February 10 1931)BirthThomas Bernhard, Austrian author (died in 1989)
February 10th, 1931 (February 10 1931)BirthDoug Young, American voice actor
February 10th, 1930 (February 10 1930)BirthRobert Wagner, American actor
February 10th, 1929 (February 10 1929)EventMsgr. Stephen Alencastre, SS.CC., dedicates the beautiful Romanesque church of Saint Patrick in Honolulu.Saint Patrick Quotes
February 10th, 1929 (February 10 1929)BirthJerry Goldsmith, American composer (died in 2004)
February 10th, 1927 (February 10 1927)BirthLeontyne Price, American soprano
February 10th, 1927 (February 10 1927)BirthBrian Priestman, British conductor
February 10th, 1926 (February 10 1926)BirthDanny Blanchflower, Northern Irish footballer (died in 1993)
February 10th, 1924 (February 10 1924)BirthBud Poile, Canadian hockey player and executive (died in 2005)
February 10th, 1923 (February 10 1923)DeathWilhelm Rontgen, German physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1845)
February 10th, 1920 (February 10 1920)EventJozef Haller de Hallenburg performs symbolic wedding of Poland to the sea, celebrating restitution of Polish access to open sea.
February 10th, 1920 (February 10 1920)BirthAlex Comfort, British physician and writer (died in 2000)
February 10th, 1918 (February 10 1918)DeathAbdul Hamid II Ottoman Sultan (born in 1842)
February 10th, 1918 (February 10 1918)DeathErnesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate (born in 1833)
February 10th, 1917 (February 10 1917)DeathJohn William Waterhouse, Italian-born artist (born in 1849)
February 10th, 1914 (February 10 1914)BirthLarry Adler, American musician (died in 2001)
February 10th, 1912 (February 10 1912)DeathJoseph Lister, British surgeon (born in 1827)
February 10th, 1910 (February 10 1910)BirthGeorges Pire, Nobel Prize Laureate (died in 1969)
February 10th, 1906 (February 10 1906)EventHMS Dreadnought (1906) is launched
February 10th, 1906 (February 10 1906)BirthLon Chaney Jr., American actor (died in 1973)
February 10th, 1906 (February 10 1906)BirthErik Rhodes, American actor (died in 1990)
February 10th, 1906 (February 10 1906)DeathEzra Butler Eddy, Canadian businessman (E.B. Eddy Company) and politician (born in 1827)
February 10th, 1904 (February 10 1904)EventThe Russo-Japanese War over Korea and Manchuria begins after the Battle of Port Arthur.
February 10th, 1904 (February 10 1904)BirthJohn Farrow, American film director (died in 1963)
February 10th, 1904 (February 10 1904)DeathJohn A. Roche, Mayor of Chicago (born in 1844)
February 10th, 1903 (February 10 1903)BirthWaldemar Hoven, German physician (died in 1948)
February 10th, 1903 (February 10 1903)BirthMatthias Sindelar, Austrian footballer (died in 1939)
February 10th, 1902 (February 10 1902)BirthWalter Houser Brattain, Nobel Prize Laureate (died in 1987)
February 10th, 1901 (February 10 1901)BirthStella Adler, American actress (died in 1992)
February 10th, 1898 (February 10 1898)BirthBertolt Brecht, German author (died in 1956)Bertolt Brecht Quotes
February 10th, 1898 (February 10 1898)BirthJoseph Kessel, French journalist and novelist (died in 1979)
February 10th, 1897 (February 10 1897)BirthJudith Anderson, Australian actress (died in 1992)
February 10th, 1897 (February 10 1897)BirthJohn Franklin Enders, Nobel Prize Laureate (died in 1985)
February 10th, 1894 (February 10 1894)BirthHarold Macmillan, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died in 1986)
February 10th, 1893 (February 10 1893)BirthJimmy Durante, American actor/comedian (died in 1980)Jimmy Durante Quotes
February 10th, 1893 (February 10 1893)BirthBill Tilden, American tennis player (died in 1953)
February 10th, 1892 (February 10 1892)BirthAlan Hale Sr., American actor (died in 1950)
February 10th, 1891 (February 10 1891)DeathSofia Kovalevskaya, Russian mathematician (born in 1850)
February 10th, 1890 (February 10 1890)BirthBoris Pasternak, Nobel Prize Laureate (died in 1960)
February 10th, 1890 (February 10 1890)BirthFanny Kaplan, failed assassin of Vladimir Lenin. (died in 1918)Vladimir Lenin Quotes
February 10th, 1884 (February 10 1884)BirthFrederick Hawksworth, GWR Chief mechanical engineer. (died in 1976)
February 10th, 1870 (February 10 1870)EventThe YWCA is founded (New York City).
February 10th, 1865 (February 10 1865)DeathHeinrich Lenz, German physicist (born in 1804)
February 10th, 1863 (February 10 1863)EventThe world-famous dwarfs General Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren get married in New York City.
February 10th, 1859 (February 10 1859)BirthAlexandre Millerand, French President (died in 1943)Alex Miller Quotes
February 10th, 1857 (February 10 1857)DeathDavid Thompson, Canadian explorer (born in 1770)
February 10th, 1846 (February 10 1846)EventFirst Anglo-Sikh War: Battle of SobraonBritish defeat Sikhs in final battle of the war
February 10th, 1846 (February 10 1846)BirthCharles Beresford, British admiral and politician (died in 1919)
February 10th, 1846 (February 10 1846)BirthIra Remsen, American chemist (died in 1927)
February 10th, 1840 (February 10 1840)EventQueen Victoria of the United Kingdom marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
February 10th, 1837 (February 10 1837)DeathAleksandr Pushkin, Russian poet and novelist (born in 1799)Aleksandr Pushkin Quotes
February 10th, 1829 (February 10 1829)DeathPope Leo XII (born in 1760)
February 10th, 1814 (February 10 1814)EventNapoleonic Wars: Battle of Champaubert
February 10th, 1798 (February 10 1798)EventLouis Alexandre Berthier invaded Rome, on February 15 proclaimed a Roman Republic and then on February 20 take Pope Pius VI as a prisoner.
February 10th, 1795 (February 10 1795)BirthAry Scheffer, French painter (died in 1858)
February 10th, 1785 (February 10 1785)BirthClaude-Louis Navier, French physicist (died in 1936)
February 10th, 1783 (February 10 1783)BirthFyodor Petrovich Tolstoy, Russian painter (died in 1873)
February 10th, 1782 (February 10 1782)DeathFriedrich Christoph Oetinger, German theologian (born in 1702)
February 10th, 1775 (February 10 1775)BirthCharles Lamb, English essayist (died in 1834)Charles Lamb Quotes
February 10th, 1763 (February 10 1763)EventFrench and Indian War: The 1763 Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Quebec to Great Britain.
February 10th, 1758 (February 10 1758)DeathThomas Ripley, English architect
February 10th, 1755 (February 10 1755)DeathMontesquieu, French writer (born in 1689)
February 10th, 1722 (February 10 1722)DeathBartholomew Roberts, Welsh pirate (born in 1682)
February 10th, 1686 (February 10 1686)DeathWilliam Dugdale, English antiquarian (born in 1605)
February 10th, 1685 (February 10 1685)BirthAaron Hill, English writer (died in 1750)Aaron Hill Quotes
February 10th, 1609 (February 10 1609)BirthJohn Suckling, English poet (died in 1642)John Suckling Quotes
February 10th, 1606 (February 10 1606)BirthChristine Marie of France, regent of Savoy (died in 1663)
February 10th, 1576 (February 10 1576)DeathGuilielmus Xylander, German classical scholar (born in 1532)
February 10th, 1567 (February 10 1567)EventAn explosion destroys the Kirk o Field house in Edinburgh, Scotlandied in The second husband of Mary Queen of Scots, Lord Darnley is found strangled, in what many believe to be an assassination.
February 10th, 1542 (February 10 1542)EventQueen Catherine Howard of England is confined in the Tower of London to be executed three days later for treason (adultery).
February 10th, 1524 (February 10 1524)BirthAlbrecht Giese, German politician and diplomat (died in 1580)
February 10th, 1499 (February 10 1499)BirthThomas Platter, Swiss humanist (died in 1582)
February 10th, 1355 (February 10 1355)EventThe St. Scholastica s Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.
February 10th, 1278 (February 10 1278)DeathMargaret II of Flanders (born in 1202)
February 10th, 1242 (February 10 1242)DeathEmperor Shijo of Japan (born in 1231)
February 10th, 1162 (February 10 1162)DeathKing Baldwin III of Jerusalem (born in 1130)
February 10th, 1126 (February 10 1126)DeathWilliam IX, Duke of Aquitaine, poet (born in 1071)

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