On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 2013

Historical Events

  • 36 people are killed and 39 are injured in a stampede at a train station in Allahabad, India
  • 5 people are killed by a falling lifeboat from the cruise ship Thomson Majesty in the Canary islands
  • 55th Grammy Awards: "Somebody That I Used To Know" (Goyte), "We Are Young" (fun), and "Babel" (Mumford & Sons) win

Music awardsGrammy Awards

55th Grammy Awards: Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross win for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"

Musician Trent Reznor
Trent Reznor

Film tv awardsBAFTA Awards

66th British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Argo", Ben Affleck (Director), Daniel Day-Lewis and Emmanuelle Riva win

  • Nigeria defeat Burkina Faso 1-0 to win the football 2013 Africa Cup of Nations

Famous Deaths

  • Eugenio Trias, Spanish philosopher, dies at 70
  • W. Watts Biggers, American novelist (The Man Inside) and animator (Underdog), dies of a heart attack at 85
2013 Highlights

About February 10, 2013

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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