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 This day in History - February 10
469 Historic Events for February 10
1887

Ellen Wood, English author (Pomeroy Abbey), dies at 73

Death
1887

Pieter JBCR van der Aa, Dutch geographer, dies at 54

Death
1887

[Fran J] Vital Celen, Flemish literary/author [or Feb 9]

Birth
1888

G Ungaretti, writer

Birth
1889

Howard Spring, British author/novelist/writer/critic (O Absalom)

Birth
1890

Cor Ruys, Dutch actor (Princess Stage)

Birth
1890

Boris L Pasternak, Russia, novelist/poet (Dr Zhivago, Nobel 1958) [OS]

Birth
1890

Around 11M acres, ceded to US by Sioux Indians opens for settlement

Event
1891

Harold RLG, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Gov-gen of Canada (1945-52)

Birth
1892

Alan Hale, [Rufus A Mackahan], Wash DC, actor (Little John-Robin Hood)

Birth
1893

Jimmy Durante, NYC, long-nosed comedian (and goodnight Mrs Calabash)

Birth
1893

William [Bill] T Tilden II, tennis player (US Open 1920-25, 29)

Birth
1894

Roy D'Arcy, SF, actor (Warning Shadows, Revolt of Zombies)

Birth
1894

[Maurice] Harold MacMillan, London, (C) British PM (1957-63)

Birth
1896

Olin Howlin, Denver Colo, actor (Swifty-Circus Boy)

Birth
1897

John Franklin Enders, Conn, microbiologist (polio-Nobel 1954)

Birth
1897

NY Times begins using slogan "All the News That's Fit to Print"

Event
1898

Bertolt Brecht, Germany, playwright (Mother Courage)/composer

Birth
1898

Robert Keith, Fowler IN, actor (Battle Circus, Branded, Wild One)

Birth
1898

Judith Anderson, Adelaide Aust, actress (Laura, Rebecca, Tycoon)

Birth
1898

Joseph Kessel, French journalist/writer (Army of the Shadows)

Birth
1899

US-Spain peace treaty signed by Pres McKinley. US gets PR and Guam

Event
1899

-39øF (-39øC), Milligan, Ohio (state lowest record temperature)

Event
1900

Rebecca Negrin

Birth
1900

Peter Ostlund skates world record 500m (45.2 sec)

Event