What Happened on February 10, 1996

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

Deep Blue Beats Kasparov

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, British ecologist, dies at 67

About February 10, 1996

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 27 years, 1 month and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: One Sweet Day - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
  • UK #1 Song: Spaceman - Babylon Zoo