On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1929

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Bishop Stephen Alencastre dedicates the beautiful Romanesque church of Saint Patrick in Honolulu

Famous Birthdays

  • Hallgeir Brenden, Norwegian cross country skier (Olympic gold 1952, 56), born in Trysil, Norway (d. 2007)
  • Henk Heidweiler, Surinam ambassador (in Netherlands)
  • Jerry Goldsmith, American pianist and composer (Twilight Zone, Planet Of The Apes), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2004)
  • Jim Whittacker, mountain climber (1st American to climb Mt Everest)