What Happened on February 10, 1940

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Music release#1 in the Charts

"In The Mood" by Glenn Miller hits #1

Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer Glenn Miller
Big Band Leader and Jazz Composer
Glenn Miller
  • Tom & Jerry created by Hanna & Barbera debut by MGM
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Joan Tozzer
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Eugene Turner

Famous Birthdays

  • Hamish Imlach, folk singer/comic
  • Jimmy Merchant, American rock vocalist (Frankie Lymon & Teenagers-Why Do Fools), born in NYC, New York
  • Mary Rand-Bignal-Toomey, England, long jumper (Olympic-gold-1964)
  • Peter Middleton, CEO (Lloyd's)