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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Tom & Jerry" cartoon created by William Hanna & Joseph Barbera debut by MGM

Animator William Hanna
Animator
William Hanna
Animator Joseph Barbera
Animator
Joseph Barbera
  • 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)