On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Spooky" by Classics IV hits #3
  • American 2-time world champion Peggy Fleming comfortably wins Olympic women's figure skating gold medal at the Grenoble Winter Games

Famous Birthdays

  • Atika Suri, Indonesian television newscaster, born in Riau, Indonesia
  • Peter Popovic, Swedish NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens), born in K√∂ping, Sweden
  • Ryan Bowen, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins), born in Fort Madison, Iowa

Famous Deaths

  • Pitirim A Sorokin, Russian/US sociologist, dies at 79