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 This day in History - January 10
432 Historic Events for January 10
1968

Josue Teofilo Wilkes, composer, dies at 85

Death
1968

US Surveyor 7 lands near lunar crater Tycho

Event
1968

"Great Balls of Fire" reaches #1

Event
1969

Pirate Radio Station Free Derby begins operation by Northern Ireland

Event
1969

Sweden (1st Western country) recognizes North Vietnam

Event
1969

USSR's Venera 6 launched for parachute landing on Venus

Event
1969

Juanita Clayton, Manitou Manitoba, softball catcher (Olympics-96)

Birth
1969

Doug E Doug, rapper/comedian (Operation Dumbo Drop, Jungle Fever)

Birth
1970

Preview Center Opens

Event
1970

Cameron MacKenzie, Australian 100m/200m/400m (Olympics-96)

Birth
1970

Pavel Ivanovich Belyayev, USSR, cosmonaut (Voskhod II), dies at 44

Death
1970

Deon Figures, NFL cornerback/PR (Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1970

James Wilson, WLAF defensive end (Rhein Fire)

Birth
1971

Sergi Bruguera, Italy, tennis star

Birth
1971

Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, French fashion designer, dies at 87

Death
1971

"Light, Lively and Yiddish" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 87 perfs

Event
1971

Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Richard Wilbur

Event
1971

Guylaine Cloutier, Levis QUE, 100m breaststroke swimmer (Oly-4-92, 96)

Birth
1972

Georg Rendl, Austriam miner/beekeeper (Satan on Earth), dies at 68

Death
1972

Al Goodman, Russian/US orch leader (NBC Comedy Hour), dies at 81

Death
1972

Sverre Jordan, composer, dies at 82

Death
1972

Thomas Lewis, NFL wide receiver (NY Giants)

Birth
1972

Sheik Mujib ur-Rahman arrives in Dacca, East-Pakistan

Event
1972

Triple album set "Concert for Bangladesh" released in UK

Event
1972

LA Lakers 33 straight win streak snapped, losing to Bucks 120-104

Event