On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
Ralph Nader testifies before Congress about safety issues in the American automobile industry.
U.S. women's figure skater Peggy Fleming wins a gold medal at the Winter Olympics.
Guitarist Eddie Van Halen's band releases its self-titled debut album, Van Halen.
Born on This Day
Film Actress, Television Actress, Director, Television Producer / 1967 -
Actor, director and writer Laura Dern, daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd, has played everything from willowy ingénues to drug-addicted washouts. She's known for starring in Jurassic Park, and for co-producing and starring on the series Enlightened.
Born: February 10, 1967
Age: 47 years old
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress, ...
1937 | 77 years old
1950 | 64 years old
Born: February 10, 1955
Age: 59 years old
Birthplace: Mount Isa, Australia
1964 | 50 years old
Radio Talk Show Host, Talk Show Host, ...
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Comedian, Pianist, Singer, Television Personality / 1893 - 1980
Jimmy Durante was an American comedian whose career in every major entertainment performance medium spanned more than six decades.
1893 | 86 years old
Film Actor, Theater Actor, Comedian, ...
Died on This Day
Died: February 10, 2005
Age: 89 years old
Place: Roxbury, Connecticut , United States
1992 | 70 years old
1837 | 37 years old
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