On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1918

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • In Finland, General Carl G. Von Mannerheim gathers an army known as the 'White Guard' to mount a counter revolution against the Bolshevik 'Red Guard'

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Trotsky declares that Russia is leaving the war

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky

Famous Birthdays

  • Gordon Pirie, English Group Captain and politician, born in Oxford (d. 2003)
  • Idwal Pugh, British ombudsman

Famous Deaths

  • Abdul Hamid II, 34th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1876-1909), dies at 75

Person of interestErnesto Teodoro Moneta

Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Italian pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 84

Italian Pacifist Ernesto Teodoro Moneta
Italian Pacifist
Ernesto Teodoro Moneta