What Happened on February 10, 1939

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"Stagecoach" western film directed by John Ford, starring Claire Trevor and John Wayne, premieres in Miami

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrienne Clarkson, 26th Governor General of Canada
  • Barbara Kolb, composer (Trobar Jus), born in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Roberta Flack, Black Mountain North Carolina, US vocalist (If Ever I Saw Your Face)

Famous Deaths

  • Pius XI, [Ambrogio D A Ratti], Italian Pope (1922-39), dies at 81