10 February: What special day is today?
You will be surprised when you see that on this day in history on 10th February, several events happened that changed the course of the narrative.
What Happened Today? On This Day in History: 10 February
- In 1763, a treaty ending all territorial conflicts between Britain and France was signed. It was called the Treaty of Paris.
- In 1846, on this day, the Sikhs of northwestern India were conquered by the British after the decisive Battle of Sobraon.
- In 1996, Garry Kasparov, a world-class chess champion, started a match of six rounds with a computer named Deep Blue. He won 4 out of 2 games.
Birth Anniversaries (10 February)
- In 1894, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Harold Macmillan was born.
- In 1898, Bertolt Brecht, the famous German playwright and poet, was born in Augsburg.
- In 1910, the famous American actor, Douglas Spencer, was born.
- In 1963, the famous British Raggae singer Smiley Culture was born.
Death Anniversaries (10 February)
- In 1923, German physicist, Wilhelm Röntge, died on this day. He was awarded the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.
- In 1957, the famous American author Laura Ingalls Wilder known for the children’s book series, Little House, died at 90.
- In 2005, Arthur Miller, known for his important playwrights and a Pulitzer Prize for his masterpiece known as Death of a Salesman, died at 89.
- In 2014, Shirley Temple, an American diplomat and actress died at 85.
What Special Day is Today: 10 February
- National Umbrella Day is celebrated on this day.
- Teddy Day is celebrated as a part of Valentine’s Day week worldwide.
- World Pulses Day is celebrated around the world on this day.
As you can see, many important events took place on this day in history on 10th February. We hope that this article helped you understand what special day is today, and you will share this knowledge further.
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