Historical Events on February 10 (Part 2)

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  • 1991 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Phar-Mor at Inverrary Golf Tournament
  • 1991 Johann Koss skates world record 10 km (13:43.54)
  • 1991 Lithuania votes for independence from USSR
  • 1992 "Dangerous Women" final episode on WWOR-TV
  • 1992 Bonnie Blair wins 1992 Olympics 1st gold medal for USA

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1992 Mike Tyson convicted of raping Desiree Washington in Indiana

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Mike Tyson
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Mike Tyson
  • 1993 Jani Sievinen swims world record 200m backstroke (1:55.59)
  • 1993 US officially backs peace plan in Bosnia

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1993 "Michael Jackson Talks To Oprah Winfrey" airs on ABC & drew an astounding 39.3 rating/56 share, 90 million people

King of Pop Michael Jackson
King of Pop
Michael Jackson
  • 1994 44th Berlin International Film Festival: "In the Name of the Father" wins the Golden Bear
  • 1995 Chelsi Smith, 21, (Texas), crowned 44th Miss USA
  • 1995 Sun Cayun pole vaults female indoor world record (4.12m)
  • 1995 US female Figure Skating championship won by Nicole Bobek
  • 1996 IBM computer Deep Blue becomes the first computer to win a game of chess against a reigning (human) chess champion, Gary Kasparov
  • 1996 A bomb explodes in Docklands area of London, ending the 17-month ceasefire; James McArdle is eventually found guilty and jailed for 25 years
  • 1997 13th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • 1997 5th ESPY Awards: Michael Johnson, Amy Van Dyken Lobo win
  • 1997 Comet Shoemaker-Holt 2 Closest Approach to Earth (1.9245 AU)

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1997 O.J. Simpson jury reaches decision on $25M in punitive damages

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • 1997 Soyuz TM-25 launches to the MIR
  • 1997 Lemrick Nelson found guilty in the fatal stabbing on Hasidic Jew Yankel Rosenbaum in Crown Heights Brooklyn in 1991
  • 1998 AOL raises monthly flat rate internet access from $19.95 to $21.95
  • 1998 Olympic figure skater Peggy Fleming undergoes breast cancer surgery
  • 1998 Voters in Maine repeal a gay rights law passed in 1997 becoming the first U.S. state to abandon the law
  • 1999 49th Berlin International Film Festival: "The Thin Red Line" wins the Golden Bear
  • 2002 51st NBA All-Star Game: West beats East 135-120 at Philadelphia
  • 2003 France and Belgium break the NATO procedure of silent approval concerning the timing of protective measures for Turkey in case of a possible war with Iraq.

Music releaseAlbum Release

2004 Kanye West releases his debut album "The College Dropout" (2005 Grammy Best Rap Album)

Rapper Kanye West
Rapper
Kanye West

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2005 His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales announces engagement to Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles
Duchess of Cornwall
Camilla Parker Bowles
His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • 2005 55th Berlin International Film Festival: "U-Carmen" wins the Golden Bear

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2006 20th Winter Olympic Games open in Turin, Italy, Luciano Pavarotti sings "Nessun dorma" in his last ever performance

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
  • 2007 NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 31-28
  • 2008 The 2008 Namdaemun fire severely damages Namdaemun, the first National Treasure of South Korea.

Music awardsMusic Awards

2008 50th Grammy Awards: Rehab, Amy Winehouse wins

  • 2008 NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 42-30
  • 2008 61st British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Atonement" Best Film, Ethan and Joel Coen Best Director
  • 2011 61st Berlin International Film Festival: "A Separation" wins the Golden Bear

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

2013 66th British Academy Awards:" Argo", Ben Affleck, Daniel Day-Lewis and Emmanuelle Riva win

  • 2013 55th Grammy Awards: Somebody That I Used To Know (Goyte), We are Young (Fun), and Babel (Mumford & Sons) win
  • 2013 36 people are killed and 39 are injured in a stampede at a train station in Allahabad, India
  • 2013 5 people are killed by a falling lifeboat from the cruise ship Thomson Majesty in the Canary islands
  • 2013 Nigeria defeat Burkina Faso 1-0 to win the football 2013 Africa Cup of Nations
  • 2013 66th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Argo" Best Film, Ben Affleck Best Director

Music awardsMusic Awards

2013 55th Grammy Awards: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross win the Grammy Award for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for the 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo'

Musician Trent Reznor
Musician
Trent Reznor
  • 2014 "This Is How We Roll" single released by Florida Georgia Line featuring Luke Bryan (Billboard Song of the Year 2014)
  • 2015 Comedian Jon Stewart announces he will be leaving "The Daily Show" at the end of the year
  • 2016 Venezuelan government orders more than 100 malls to close early to save electricity, due to drought caused by El NiƱo
  • 2016 Republican presidential candidates Carly Fiorina and Chris Christie suspend their campaigns