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 This day in History - February 10
469 Historic Events for February 10
1931

Makoto Shinohara, composer

Birth
1931

Thomas Bernhard, writer

Birth
1931

New Delhi becomes capital of India

Event
1931

Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Harts premieres in NYC

Event
1931

Gerhard Rosenfeld, composer

Birth
1932

Rockin Dopsie Sr, [Alton Jay Rubin], Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco)

Birth
1932

R H Edgar Wallace, British writer/journalist (3 Just Men), dies at 76

Death
1932

Donald Hilton, Moderator (General Assembly of United Reformed Church)

Birth
1933

Delivery of 1st singing telegram (Postal Telegram Co NYC)

Event
1933

-54øF (-48øC), Seneca, Oregon (state record)

Event
1933

Dutch seaplane bombs Dutch ship

Event
1933

Hitler proclaims end of Marxism

Event
1933

Mutiny on "7 Provinces" ends (began Feb 4th), 23 killed

Event
1934

1st Jewish immigrant ship to break the English blockade in Palestine

Event
1934

Howard Hanson's "Merry Mount," premieres in NYC

Event
1934

Byrd souvenir sheet issued, NYC; 1st unperforated ungummed US stamp

Event
1934

Stalin ends 17th CPSU-congress, says "Life becomes merrier"

Event
1934

Thomson/Gertrude Steins opera premieres in NYC

Event
1935

Pennsylvania RR begins passenger service on new electric locomotive

Event
1935

Theodore Antoniou, composer

Birth
1935

Salvator Pueyo, composer

Birth
1935

1st US streamlined electric RR engine begins service

Event
1935

Conrad Klapheck, German painter (typewriters)

Birth
1936

Olwyn Bowey, painter

Birth
1936

Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator

Birth