February 10 in History
1763February 10, 1763:
France and Great Britain sign the Treaty of Paris to put an end to conflicts about territories in the Seven Years’ War between the two countries.
1837February 10, 1837:
Aleksandr Pushkin, the Russian author, dies while defending his wife’s honor in a duel.
1846February 10, 1846:
The Sikhs are defeated by the British in the First Sikh War’s Battle of Sobraon.
1939February 10, 1939:
“Stagecoach”, an American film, is premiered around the world.
1942February 10, 1942:
RCA Victor, Glenn Miller’s record label, honors him with the first-ever gold “trophy” for selling more than a million copies of his single, “Chattanooga Choo Choo”.
1989February 10, 1989:
The World Wrestling Federation claims in a New Jersey court that wrestling is not a sport but an exhibition in order to avoid being regulated.
1990February 10, 1990:
While making its way to Jupiter, Galileo, a spacecraft flies past Venus.
1993February 10, 1993:
ABC’s showing of the interview, “Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey” reportedly draws 90 million viewers.
1996February 10, 1996:
Gary Kasparov, a world chess champion faces off against IBM’s chess-playing computer named Deep Blue in a six-round match and wins.
2006February 10, 2006:
Fox airs the final episode of the television series, “Arrested Development” for its original run.