THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 10/02


This day in #history 10/02
FEBRUARY 10TH

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1824 – Simon Bolivar named dictator by the Congress of Peru

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1931 – New Delhi becomes capital of India

1933 – Hitler proclaims end of Marxism

1940 – Tom & Jerry created by Hanna & Barbera
debut by MGM

1943 – ” Manifesto of Algerian People ” calls for
equality & self – determination

1943 – British 8 th Army sweeps through North
Africa to Tunisia

1947 – WW II peace treaties signed

1972 – Ras al Khaima joins United Arab Emirates

1991 – Lithuania votes for independence from
USSR

1996 – IBM computer Deep Blue becomes the. first computer to win a game of chess against a reigning (human ) chess champion, Gary Kasparov

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

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1974 – Elizabeth Banks, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, American actress (The 40-Year – Old Virgin, Man on a Ledge )

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1977 – Salif Diao, Senegalese footballer

1984 – Kim Hyo-jin , South Korean actress

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1991 – Emma Roberts, American actress

FAMOUS DEATHS
1918 – Abdul Hamid II Ottoman Sultan (b . 1842)

1918 – Ernesto Teodoro Moneta , Italian pacifist, Nobel Prize Laureate, dies at 84

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1923 – Wilhelm Rontgen, German physicist (Nobel 1901) , dies at 77

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2002 – Traudl Junge, Adolf Hitler ‘s secretary ( b .
1920)

2005 – Arthur Miller , American playwright, dies at 89

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