Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Sunday, February 10, 2008
Saturday, February 10, 2007
War in Somalia: Somali Prime Minister Ali Mohammed Ghedi modifies the roster of the Transitional Federal Government by removing army chief-of-staff Ismail Qasim Naji and assigning him as ambassador to Oman, while also appointing new ambassadors to Kenya, Djibouti, and Yemen. Meanwhile, the Somali People's Resistance Movement emerges as an insurgency movement out of the underground members of the Islamic Courts Union. //www.shabelle.net/news/ne2279.htm
Friday, February 10, 2006
Tuesday, February 10, 2004
2004 Philippine elections: The 90-day caigning period for the president, vice-president, and senators starts this day with no less than six qualified candidates, half of which have no previous political experience. The current president, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo is seeking a full six-year term. The elections will be held on May 10. //news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/3472269.stm
Wednesday, February 10, 1999
Avalanches in the French Alps near Geneva kill at least 10.
Monday, February 10, 1992
Boxer Mike Tyson, the former undisputed heavyweight chion of the world, is found guilty of raping 18-year-old Desiree Washington, Miss Black Rhode Island, by a jury in Indianapolis. On March 26, he was sentenced to six years in prison.
Saturday, February 10, 1990
Sunday, February 10, 1985
Saturday, February 10, 1979
ndash The Iranian army mutinies and joins the Islamic Revolution.
Tuesday, February 10, 1970
An avalanche at Val d'Isère, France kills 39 tourists.
Friday, February 10, 1967
The 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution (presidential succession and disability) is ratified.
Thursday, February 10, 1966
Sunday, February 10, 1963
ese cities located on the northernmost part of Kyūshū
are merged and become the city of Kitakyūshū, with a population of more than 1 million.
Wednesday, February 10, 1960
Twelve Indian soldiers die in clashes with Red Chinese
troops along their small common border.
A conference about the proposed independence of the Belgian Congo begins in Brussels, Belgium.
Thursday, February 10, 1955
Seventh Fleet of the United States Navy helps the Republic of China evacuate Chinese Nationalist army and residents from the Tachen Islands to Taiwan.
Wednesday, February 10, 1954
After authorizing $385 million over the $400 million already budgeted for military aid to Vietnam
, U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower
warns against United States intervention in Vietnam
Thursday, February 10, 1949
Monday, February 10, 1947
A meteor creates an impact crater in Sikhote-Alin, in the Soviet Union.
In Paris, France, peace treaties are signed between the World War II Allies and Italy, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, and Finland. Italy cedes most of Istria to the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Saturday, February 10, 1945
Wednesday, February 10, 1943
Tuesday, February 10, 1942
In the early hours of the morning the capsizes at pier 88 in New York City.
Saturday, February 10, 1940
Tom and Jerry make their debut in "Puss Gets the Boot". However it is not until 1941 that their current names are adopted.
Friday, February 10, 1939
Spanish Nationalists complete their offensive in Catalonia
Thursday, February 10, 1938
Friday, February 10, 1933
The New York City-based Postal Telegraph Company introduces the first singing telegram.
Tuesday, February 10, 1931
New Delhi becomes the capital of India.
Tuesday, February 10, 1920
Tuesday, February 10, 1914
Saturday, February 10, 1906
is launched and sparks the naval race between Britain and Germany.
Wednesday, February 10, 1904
Wednesday, February 10, 1897
Freedom of religion is proclaimed in Madagascar.
Thursday, February 10, 1853
Taiping Rebellion: Taiping forces assemble at Hanyang, Hankou and Wuchang for the march on Nanjing.
Wednesday, February 10, 1841
Act of Union (1840) proclaimed in Canada.
Monday, February 10, 1840
Thursday, February 10, 1825
Tuesday, February 10, 1824
Simón Bolívar is proclaimed dictator of Peru.
Saturday, February 10, 1816
Tuesday, February 10, 1807
Saturday, February 10, 1798
Thursday, February 10, 1763
French and Indian War/Seven Years' War: The 1763 Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Canada to Great Britain.ref name=Pocket On This Day
Monday, February 10, 1716
James Edward Stuart flees from Scotland to France with a handful of supporters following failure of the Jacobite Rebellion.
Wednesday, February 10, 1712
Monday, February 10, 1676
Saturday, February 10, 1657
Wednesday, January 31, 1582 (Julianian calendar)
François, Duke of Anjou, arrives in the Netherlands, where he is personally welcomed by William the Silent
Friday, January 31, 1567 (Julianian calendar)
Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, is murdered at the Provost's House in Edinburgh.
Saturday, February 1, 1477 (Julianian calendar)
Mary of Burgundy, the daughter of Charles the Bold, is forced by her disgruntled subjects to sign the Great Privilege, by which the Flemish cities recover all the local and communal rights which had been abolished by the arbitrary decrees of the dukes of Burgundy, in their efforts to create in the Low Countries a centralized state.
Friday, February 2, 1397 (Julianian calendar)
Monday, February 2, 1355 (Julianian calendar)
Wednesday, February 2, 1306 (Julianian calendar)
before the high altar of Greyfriars Church in Dumfries, Robert the Bruce murdered John Comyn, his leading political rival sparking revolution in the Scottish Wars of Independence
Sunday, February 3, 1258 (Julianian calendar)
surrenders to the Mongols
, ending the effective resistance of the Choe faction within Korea
Civil unrest in northern Italy
spawns the medieval musical form of Geisslerlieder
, penitential songs sung by wandering bands of Flagellant
Llywelyn the Last declares himself Prince of Wales. He is the final ruler of an independent Wales, before its conquest by the English.
In Genoa, the Republic starts imposing forced loans, known as "luoghi" to its taxpayers, they are a common resource of medieval public finance.
Battle of Baghdad (1258) – Hulagu Khan's Mongol forces overrun Baghdad, then the leading center of Islamic culture and learning and capital of the Abbasid Caliphate. They burn the imperial city to the ground, killing as many as 1,000,000 citizens.