On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1966

Historical Events

Historic Publication

"Valley of the Dolls" by Jacqueline Susann is published by Bernard Geis Associates in the US - sold over 31 million copies

  • Harmel government in Belgium resigns

Famous Birthdays

  • Daryl Johnston, American NFL running back (Dallas Cowboys), born in Youngstown, New York

Famous Weddings

Bob Marley

Reggae Musician Bob Marley (21) marries fellow musician Rita Anderson (19)

Famous Deaths

  • Billy Rose [William Samuel Rosenberg], American theatrical producer (Diamond Horse Show), dies at 66
1966 Highlights

About February 10, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 55 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius