On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1950

Famous Birthdays

  • Gail Rebuck, CEO (Random House)

Person of interestMark Spitz

Mark Spitz, American swimmer (won then record 7 Olympic golds in 1972), born in Modesto, California

Swimmer Mark Spitz
Swimmer
Mark Spitz

Famous Deaths

  • Armen Tigran Tigranyan, Armenian music composer and conductor, dies at 70
  • Marcel Mauss, French sociologist (b. 1872)
1950 Highlights

About February 10, 1950

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius