Today in History, English
Today in History, English

16261February 10Death2012 – Ronald Fraser, English historian and author (b. 1930)
16262February 10Death2012 – David Anthony Pizzuto, Canadian-American voice actor (b. 1951)
16263February 10Death2012 – James Riordan, English author (b. 1936)
16264February 10Death2012 – Jeffrey Zaslow, American journalist and author (b. 1958)
16265February 10Death2013 – W. Watts Biggers, American author, screenwriter, and animator (b. 1927)
16266February 10Death2013 – David Hartman, American-Israeli rabbi and philosopher, founded the Shalom Hartman Institute (b. 1931)
16267February 10Death2013 – Eugenio Trías Sagnier, Spanish philosopher and academic (b. 1942)
16268February 10Death2013 – Zhuang Zedong, Chinese table tennis player (b. 1940)
16269February 10Death2014 – Stuart Hall, Jamaican-English sociologist and theorist (b. 1932)
16270February 10Death2014 – Doug Jarrett, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1944)
16271February 10Death2014 – Ronnie Masterson, Irish actress (b. 1926)
16272February 10Death2014 – Tomaž Pengov, Slovenian singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1949)
16273February 10Death2014 – Shirley Temple, American actress, singer, dancer, and diplomat (b. 1928)
16274February 10Death2015 – Naseer Aruri, Palestinian scholar and activist (b. 1934)
16275February 10Death2015 – Karl Josef Becker, German cardinal and theologian (b. 1928)
16276February 10Death2015 – Bill Enyart, American football player (b. 1947)
16277February 10Death2015 – Matías Funes, Honduran philosopher, academic, and politician (b. 1952)
16278February 10Death2015 – Deng Liqun, Chinese theorist and politician (b. 1915)
16279February 10Holiday and observanceChristian feast day:AustrebertaCharalambosScholasticaFebruary 10 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
16280February 10Holiday and observanceFeast of St. Paul's Shipwreck (Malta)
16281February 10Holiday and observanceFenkil Day (Eritrea)
16282February 10Holiday and observanceNational Memorial Day of the Exiles and Foibe, commemorate Italian Istrian and Dalmatian exiles and Foibe massacres (Italy, especially in Trieste)
16283February 11Event660 BC – Traditional date for the foundation of Japan by Emperor Jimmu.
16284February 11Event55 – Tiberius Claudius Caesar Britannicus, heir to the Roman emperorship, dies under mysterious circumstances in Rome. This clears the way for Nero to become Emperor.
16285February 11Event244 – Emperor Gordian III is murdered by mutinous soldiers in Zaitha (Mesopotamia). A mound is raised at Carchemish in his memory.
16286February 11Event1177 – John de Courcy's army defeats the native Dunleavey Clan in Ulster. The English establish themselves in Ulster.
16287February 11Event1534 – Henry VIII of England is recognized as supreme head of the Church of England.
16288February 11Event1626 – Emperor Susenyos I of Ethiopia and Patriarch Afonso Mendes declare the primacy of the Roman See over the Ethiopian Church, and Roman Catholicism the state religion of Ethiopia.
16289February 11Event1659 – The assault on Copenhagen by Swedish forces is beaten back with heavy losses.
16290February 11Event1790 – The Religious Society of Friends, also known as Quakers, petitions U.S. Congress for abolition of slavery.

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