On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1970

Historical Events

  • 26.4 cm precipitation falls on Mount Washington NH (state record)
  • Dry powder avalanche moving at 120 mph smashes into youth hostel at Val d'Isere, France, killing 40 Belgian, French, & German youths

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Castillo, Dominican-American baseball catcher (NY Mets), born in San Juan de la Maguana, Dominican Republic
  • ├ůsne Seierstad, Norwegian journalist, born in Oslo, Norway
  • Bobby Jones, American pitcher (NY Mets), born in Fresno, California
  • Brendan Eppert, US speed skater (Olympics 1994), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • Myrea Pettit, British illustrator
  • Nobushige Kumakubo, Japanese racing driver, born in Fukushima, Japan
  • Noureddine Naybet, Moroccan footballer, born in Casablanca, Morocco
1970 Highlights

About February 10, 1970

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 51 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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