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 This day in History - February 10
469 Historic Events for February 10
1937

Yuriy Poyarkov, USSR, volleyball player (Oly-2 gold/1 silver-1964-72)

Birth
1937

Don Wilson, rock guitarist (Ventures-Walk Don't Run, Batman Theme)

Birth
1937

Lord Justice Rose

Birth
1937

Ragnhild Hveger swims world free style record 400m (5:14.2)

Event
1938

King Carol II of Romania drives out dictator Goga

Event
1939

Barbara Kolb, Hartford Ct, composer (Trobar Jus)

Birth
1939

Boris Pickett, vocalist (Monster Mash)

Birth
1939

Pius XI, [Ambrogio D A Ratti], Italian Pope (1922-39), dies at 81

Death
1939

Roberta Flack, NC, vocalist (If Ever I Saw Your Face)

Birth
1940

Hamish Imlach, folk singer/comic

Birth
1940

Jimmy Merchant, rocker

Birth
1940

Mary Rand-Bignal-Toomey, England, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1940

Tom and Jerry created by Hanna and Barbera debut by MGM

Event
1940

"In The Mood" by Glenn Miller hits #1

Event
1940

US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer

Event
1940

Peter Middleton, CEO (Lloyd's)

Birth
1940

US male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner

Event
1941

John Hampshire, cricketer (of Yorkshire Century on debut for Eng 1969)

Birth
1941

Michael Apted, director/researcher (Granada TV)

Birth
1941

1st highway post office makes 1st trip, Wash, DC-Harrisonburg, VA

Event
1941

Anti-nazi "Het Parool" begins publishing in Netherlands

Event
1942

Glenn Miller awarded 1st ever gold disc for selling 1 million copies of "Chattanooga Choo Choo"

Event
1942

Jimmy Merchant, rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon and Teenagers-Why Do Fools)

Birth
1942

Michael Bishop, CEO (British Midland Airways)

Birth
1943

8th Army sweeps through North Africa to Tunisia

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