On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1944

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Belgian resistance fighter and author Kamiel van Baelen arrested
  • U-666/U-545/U-283 sink off Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Keating, American politician
  • Peter Allen, Australia, vocalist/pianist (I Go to Rio, Legs Diamond)
  • Rufus Reid, American musician, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Eugène Michel Antoniadi, Greek astronomer, a crater on Mars and the Antoniadi crater on the Moon were named in his honor (b. 1870)