What Happened on February 10, 1934

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st Jewish immigrant ship to break the English blockade in Palestine
  • Byrd souvenir sheet issued, NYC; 1st unperforated ungummed US stamp

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Howard Hanson's "Merry Mount" premieres in NYC

Composer and Conductor Howard Hanson
Composer and Conductor
Howard Hanson

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

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • Thomson/Gertrude Stein's opera premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Fleur Adcock, New Zealand poet

Famous Weddings

  • British born actor "North by Northwest" Cary Grant (30) weds "City Lights" actress Virginia Cherrill (26)