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What Happened on February 10th This Day in History

Year Name
2018 19 people are killed and 66 injured when a Kowloon Motor Bus double decker on route 872 in Hong Kong overturns.
2016 South Korea decides to stop the operation of the Kaesong joint industrial complex with North Korea in response to the launch of Kwangmyŏngsŏng-4.
2013 Thirty-six people are killed and 39 others are injured in a stampede in Allahabad, India, during the Kumbh Mela festival.
2009 The communications satellites Iridium 33 and Kosmos 2251 collide in orbit, destroying both.
2007 Then Illinois senator Barack Obama announces his candidacy for president in the 2008 elections, which he later goes on to win.
2003 France 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.
1996 IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in chess for the first time.
1989 Ron Brown is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee becoming the first African American to lead a major American political party.
1984 Kenyan soldiers commit the worst ever human rights violation in the country by slaughtering an estimated 5000 ethnic Somali Kenyans in Wagalla in N.E.-Kenya.
1972 Ras Al Khaimah joins the United Arab Emirates, now making up seven emirates.
1967 The 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified.
1964 Melbourne-Voyager collision: The aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne collides with and sinks the destroyer HMAS Voyager off the south coast of New South Wales, Australia, killing 82.
1962 Cold War: Captured American U2 spy-plane pilot Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel.
1962 Roy Lichtenstein's first solo exhibition opened, and it included Look Mickey, which featured his first employment of Ben-Day dots, speech balloons and comic imagery sourcing, all of which he is now known for.
1954 U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower warns against United States intervention in Vietnam.
1947 The Paris Peace Treaties are signed by Italy, Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Finland and the Allies of World War II.
1947 Crowds gathered at shop windows in Paris to see Christian Dior's New Look fashion⿿longer skirts, nipped-in waists and padded shoulders.
1943 World War II: Attempting to completely lift the Siege of Leningrad, the Soviet Red Army engages German troops and Spanish volunteers in the Battle of Krasny Bor.
1942 World War II: Imperial Japanese Army capture Banjarmasin, capital of Borneo in Dutch East Indies.
1940 The Soviet Union begins mass deportations of Polish citizens from occupied eastern Poland to Siberia.
1940 Tom and Jerry make their debut with Puss Gets the Boot.
1939 Spanish Civil War: The Nationalists conclude their conquest of Catalonia and seal the border with France.
1936 Second Italo-Abyssinian War: Italian troops launched the Battle of Amba Aradam against Ethiopian defenders.
1933 In round 13 of a boxing match at New York City's Madison Square Garden, Primo Carnera knocks out Ernie Schaaf. Schaaf dies four days later.
1930 The Viỿt Nam Quỿc Dân Đảng launches the failed Yên Bái mutiny in hope to overthrow French protectorate over Vietnam.
1923 Texas Tech University is founded as Texas Technological College in Lubbock, Texas
1920 Józef Haller de Hallenburg performs symbolic wedding of Poland to the sea, celebrating restitution of Polish access to open sea.
1906 HMS Dreadnought, the first of a revolutionary new breed of battleships is christened and launched by King Edward VII.
1870 The YWCA is founded in New York City.
1862 American Civil War: A Union naval flotilla destroys the bulk of the Confederate Mosquito Fleet in the Battle of Elizabeth City on the Pasquotank River in North Carolina.
1861 Jefferson Davis is notified by telegraph that he has been chosen as provisional President of the Confederate States of America.
1846 First Anglo-Sikh War: Battle of Sobraon: British defeat Sikhs in the final battle of the war.
1840 Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
1814 Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Champaubert ends in French victory over the Russians and the Prussians.
1763 French and Indian War: The Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Quebec to Great Britain.
1712 Huilliches in Chiloé rebel against Spanish encomenderos.
1567 Lord Darnley, second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, is found strangled following an explosion at the Kirk o' Field house in Edinburgh, Scotland, a suspected assassination.
1502 Vasco da Gama sets sail from Lisbon, Portugal, on his second voyage to India.
1355 The St Scholastica Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.
1306 In front of the high altar of Greyfriars Church in Dumfries, Robert the Bruce murders John Comyn sparking the revolution in the Wars of Scottish Independence.
1258 Mongol invasions: Baghdad falls to the Mongols, bringing the Islamic Golden Age to an end.
Famous People Born on February 10

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Year Name
1927 Leontyne Price, American operatic soprano
1930 Robert Wagner, American actor and producer
1499 Thomas Platter, Swiss author and scholar (d. 1582)
1990 Choi Soo-young, South Korean singer-songwriter, actress, and dancer
1941 Michael Apted, English director and producer
1986 Jeff Adrien, American basketball player
1950 Mark Spitz, American swimmer
1892 Alan Hale Sr., American actor and director (d. 1950)
1980 Enzo Maresca, Italian footballer
1966 Daryl Johnston, American football player and sportscaster
Famous People Deaths On February 10

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Date Name
1879 Honoré Daumier, French illustrator and painter (b. 1808)
2010 Charles Wilson, American lieutenant and politician (b. 1933)
1956 Leonora Speyer, American poet and violinist (b. 1872)
2016 Fatima Surayya Bajia, Indian-Pakistani author and playwright (b. 1930)
2001 Buddy Tate, American saxophonist and clarinet player (b. 1913)
1966 Billy Rose, American composer and songwriter (b. 1899)
1997 Brian Connolly, Scottish musician, lead singer The Sweet (b. 1945)
1887 Ellen Wood, English author (b. 1814)
1960 Aloysius Stepinac, Croatian cardinal (b. 1898)
2019 Jan-Michael Vincent, American actor (b. 1944)