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 This day in History - February 10
469 Historic Events for February 10
1943

Van der Veen Resistance starts fire in Amsterdam employment bureau

Event
1943

"Manifesto of Algerian People" calls for equality and self-determination

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1943

Wa'er, shot dead by Defiance

Death
1943

Ral Donner, [Ralph Stuart], Black Mountain NC, singer (Starfires)

Birth
1944

Peter Allen, Australia, vocalist/pianist (I Go to Rio, Legs Diamond)

Birth
1944

U-666/U-545/U-283 sink off Ireland

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1944

Belgium resistance fighter/author Kamiel van Baelen arrested

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1945

"Rum and Coca Cola" by Andrews Sisters hits #1

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1945

Klas Tuinstra, Dutch MP (CDA)

Birth
1945

Juan de Hernandez, composer, dies at 63

Death
1945

John Hayes, secretary-general (British Law Society)

Birth
1946

Donovan [P Leech], Scotland, rocker (Mellow Yellow)

Birth
1946

1st black pro-baseball player Jackie Robinson marries Rachel Isum

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1946

Keith Mans, MP

Birth
1947

Province of Petsamo returned to Soviet Union by Finland

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1947

WW II peace treaties signed

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1947

Netherlands Radio Union forms

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1947

Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia

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1948

Greek Gen Markos' guerrilla army bombs Saloniki

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1948

Ewart Astill, cricket all-rounder (9 Tests for England 1927-30), dies

Death
1948

Sergei Eisenstein, Russian director (Battleship Potemkin), dies at 50

Death
1948

Conrad Cummings, composer

Birth
1949

Joe Lavender, NFLer

Birth
1949

Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" opens at Morosco Theater, NYC

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1950

Gail Rebuck, CEO (Random House)

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