On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • New Delhi becomes the capital of India
  • Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Harts musical "America's Sweetheart" premieres on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerhard Rosenfeld, German composer, born in K√∂nigsberg
  • Makoto Shinohara, Japanese composer, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Thomas Bernhard, Austrian novelist, playwright and poet whose work some describe as "the most significant literary achievement since World War II", born in Heerlen, Netherlands (d. 1989)