On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 2003

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • France and Belgium break the NATO procedure of silent approval concerning the timing of protective measures for Turkey in case of a possible war with Iraq.

Famous Deaths

  • Al Ruffo, Mayor of San Jose, California (b. 1908)
  • Bengt EdlĂ©n, Swedish Astrophysicist who specialized in spectroscopy and discovered the source of unidentified emission lines in solar spectrum, dies at 86
  • Clark MacGregor, American Republican politician (involved in Watergate), dies at 80
  • Curt Hennig, American professional wrestler, dies at 44
  • Edgar de Evia, Mexican-American photographer, dies at 92
  • Ron Ziegler, White House press secretary to Richard Nixon (b. 1939)