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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, 2007 (February 10 2007)EventBarack Obama announces his candidacy in the 2008 United States Presidential ElectionBarack Obama Quotes
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, 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, 1996 (February 10 1996)EventThe IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov for the first time.Garry Kasparov Quotes
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, 1981 (February 10 1981)EventA fire at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino kills eight and injures 198.
February 10th, 1967 (February 10 1967)EventThe 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution ratified.
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, 1962 (February 10 1962)EventCaptured American spy pilot Francis Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel.
February 10th, 1954 (February 10 1954)EventPresident Dwight Eisenhower warns against United States intervention in Vietnam.
February 10th, 1947 (February 10 1947)EventItaly cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia.
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, 1931 (February 10 1931)EventNew Delhi becomes the capital of India.
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, 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, 1906 (February 10 1906)EventHMS Dreadnought (1906) is launched
February 10th, 1904 (February 10 1904)EventThe Russo-Japanese War over Korea and Manchuria begins after the Battle of Port Arthur.
February 10th, 1870 (February 10 1870)EventThe YWCA is founded (New York City).
February 10th, 1863 (February 10 1863)EventThe world-famous dwarfs General Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren get married in New York City.
February 10th, 1846 (February 10 1846)EventFirst Anglo-Sikh War: Battle of SobraonBritish defeat Sikhs in final battle of the war
February 10th, 1840 (February 10 1840)EventQueen Victoria of the United Kingdom marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
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, 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, 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, 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.

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