February 10, 1996 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in History

  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist, dies at 67