What Happened on February 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 26.4 cm precipitation falls on Mount Washington NH (state record)
  • Dry powder avalanche moving at 120 mph smashes into youth hostel at Val d'Isere, France, killing 40 Belgian, French, & German youths

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Castillo, Dominican/US baseball catcher (NY Mets)
  • ├ůsne Seierstad, Norwegian journalist
  • Bobby Jones, pitcher (NY Mets), born in Fresno, California
  • Brendan Eppert, speed skater (Olympics-1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Myrea Pettit, British illustrator
  • Nobushige Kumakubo, Japanese racing driver
  • Noureddine Naybet, Moroccan footballer