What Happened on February 10, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • A bomb explodes in Docklands area of London, ending the 17-month ceasefire; James McArdle is eventually found guilty and jailed for 25 years
  • IBM computer Deep Blue becomes the first computer to win a game of chess against a reigning (human) chess champion, Gary Kasparov

Famous Deaths

  • Hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist, dies at 67