On This Day: February 10th
This is 41st day of the year and 325 days remain in the year.
Russian poet and novelist Alexander Pushkin was killed in a duel.
Glenn Miller received the first ever gold record for selling a million copies of "Chattanooga Choo Choo."
The Soviet Union exchanged captured American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers for Rudolph Abel, a Soviet spy held by the United States.
IBM's computer, Deep Blue, beat the world chess champion, Garry Kasparov, in the first game of their match.
February 10 BirthdaysBoris Pasternak1890–1960, Russian Author.
Jimmy Durantecomedian, actor
Roberta Flacksinger, songwriter
Peter Allensinger, songwriter
Leontyne Priceopera singer
Harrison Gray Otissoldier and journalist
John F. Endersbacteriologist