On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1997

Historical Events

  • 13th Soap Opera Digest Awards - General Hospital wins
  • 5th ESPY Awards: Michael Johnson, Amy Van Dyken Lobo win
  • Comet Shoemaker-Holt 2 Closest Approach to Earth (1.9245 AU)
  • Lemrick Nelson found guilty in the fatal stabbing on Hasidic Jew Yankel Rosenbaum in Crown Heights Brooklyn in 1991

Event of interestEvent of Interest

O.J. Simpson jury reaches decision on $25M in punitive damages

NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal O.J. Simpson
NFL Running Back and Convicted Criminal
O.J. Simpson
  • Soyuz TM-25 launches to the MIR

Famous Birthdays

  • Chloe Grace Moretz, American actress (Kick-Ass), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Bennett, American bebop pianist, and jazz organist, dies at 70
  • Matthew Eappen of Newton Massachusetts (b. 1996)
  • Milton Cato, 1st Prime Minister of San Vincent and the Grenadines (1979-84), dies at 82
1997 Highlights

About February 10, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 24 years, 8 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Aquarius