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 This day in History - February 10
469 Historic Events for February 10
1910

Paul Whitelaw, cricketer (NZ opening batsman v England 1933)

Birth
1910

Douglas Spencer, actor (Thing, This Island Earth, River of No Return)

Birth
1912

Lord Orr-Ewing

Birth
1912

Hobbs and Rhodes make 323 cricket opening stand v Aust at MCG

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1912

Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister, surgeon (pioneer of antiseptic), dies

Death
1913

Edward Sheldons "Romance," premieres in NYC

Event
1913

Ragnhild Marie Hatton, historian

Birth
1913

Philippa Bevans, actress (Notorious Landlady, World of Henry Orient)

Birth
1914

Larry Adler, Balt, hamonicist (Harmonicats) (blacklisted performer)

Birth
1915

Albert J-BJ Thijs, Belgian Colonial pioneer (Congo), dies at 65

Death
1916

Conscription begins in Britain

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1916

Edward R Roybal, (Rep-D-CA, 1963- )

Birth
1917

Emile Pessard, composer, dies at 73

Death
1917

Johanna Westerdijk installed as Neth 1st female professor

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1918

Abdl-Hamid II, 34th sultan of Turkey (lost Serbia/Egypt), dies at 65

Death
1918

Idwal Pugh, British ombudsman

Birth
1918

Gordon Pirie, England, Group Captain

Birth
1920

Baseball outlaws all pitches involving tampering with ball

Event
1920

Alexander Comfort, English poet/writer (Wreath for the Living)

Birth
1920

J Heslop-Harrison, botanist

Birth
1921

Adrian Cruft, composer

Birth
1922

Harold Hughes, (Gov-D-NJ)

Birth
1922

Neva Patterson, Iowa, actress (Governor and JJ, Doc Elliot, Nichols)

Birth
1923

SDAP speaks out against allied occupation of Ruhrgebied

Event
1923

Wilhelm Konrad von Rontgen, physicist (Nobel 1901), dies at 77

Death