What Happened on February 10, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Jim Beatty sets American indoor mile record (3:58.9) in LA
  • USSR swaps spy Francis Gary Power to US for Rudolph Abel

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Czyz, American boxer
  • Cliff Burton, bass guitarist (Metallica), born in Castro Valley, California (d. 1986)
  • Jean-Marie Banos, Lavelanet France, Canada sabre (Oly-9/10-88, 92, 96)

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Paerels, Neth/Belgian painter/graphic artist, dies at 83