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 This day in History - February 10
469 Historic Events for February 10
1902

J N Krieger, German Selenographer, dies

Death
1902

Armand Bernier, Belgian poet (Sorcier Triste)

Birth
1902

Stella Adler, NY, actress (My Girl Tisa)

Birth
1902

Walter H Brattain, Amoy China, US physicist (Nobel 1956-transistor)

Birth
1903

Matvey Isaakovich Blanter, composer

Birth
1904

Japan and Russia declares war after Japan's surprise attack on Russian fleet at Port Arthur disabled 7 Russian warships

Event
1904

John Farrow, Sydney Aust, director/actor (Botany Bay, Wake Island)

Birth
1905

Ignacy Krzyzanowski, composer, dies at 78

Death
1905

Walter Brown, sports organizer (NBA)

Birth
1905

Vilko Ukmar, composer

Birth
1905

Max Schubert, winemaker

Birth
1905

John Dierkes, OH, actor (Daughter of Dr Jekyll, Hanging Tree)

Birth
1906

Britain's 1st modern and largest battleship "HMS Dreadnought" launched

Event
1906

State of siege proclaimed in Zululand

Event
1906

Walraven (Wally) van Hall, Dutch banker/resisted Nazis

Birth
1906

Lon Chaney Jr, Okla City Okla, actor (Hawkeye, Pistols 'n' Petticoats)

Birth
1906

Henry Phelps Brown, historian/economist

Birth
1906

Erik Rhodes, [Ernest Sharpe], actor (Top Hat, Night at the Ritz)

Birth
1906

John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer (elected 1962)

Birth
1907

Grace Hamilton, 1st black member of Georgia state legislature

Birth
1908

Tommy Burns KOs Jack Palmer in 4 for heavyweight boxing title

Event
1908

Jean Coulthard, composer

Birth
1909

Lord Milne

Birth
1910

Dominique Pire, Belgium, educator, aided WW II refugees (Nobel 1958)

Birth
1910

Joyce Grenfell, actress (Pickwick Papers, Americanization of Emily)

Birth