|After an explosion destroyed the house in Kirk o' Field, Edinburgh, where he was staying, the strangled body of Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley, the King consort of Scotland, was found in a nearby orchard.
|British Ambassador Sir Thomas Roe came to Ajmer at the court of the Mughal ruler Jahangir.
|Calcutta founder Job Charnock died in Calcutta.
|The Huileche rebellion began in the Chila archipelago.
|Scottish thrower James III Edward came to France for the throne.
|Britain, France, and Spain signed the Treaty of Paris to endthe Seven Years' War, significantly reducing the size of the Frenchcolonial empire while at the same time marking the beginning of anextensive period of British dominance outside of Europe.
|Andrew Baker participated in a diving suit demonstration.
|French General Louis-Alexander Berthier removed Popetti from power.
|The world's first Carnival Parade took place in Cologne, Prussia.
|Eamon Bolívar relinquished his title to the Peruvian dictator and took the alternate title of El Libetador.
|Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha married Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom at the Chapel Royal, becoming prince-consort.
|Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom married cousin Prince Albert to Saxe-Coburg and Goth.
|The British North America Act, 1840), the Union Act, was announced in Canada.
|The British defeated the Sikhs at the Battle of Sobraon.
|American Civil War-A Union naval flotilla destroyed the bulk of the Confederate Mosquito Fleet in the Battle of Elizabeth City on the Pasquotank River in North Carolina.
|The British War Office approved the formation of the Army Post Office Corps.
|Electricity was used for lighting for the first time in the California theater in the US.
|Freedom of religion was declared in Madagascar.
|The Royal Navy battleship HMS Dreadnought was launched,representing such a marked advance in naval technology that her name came to be associated with an entire generation of battleships.
|The French Senate approved the Morocco Agreement.
|Johanna Westerditch became the first female professor in the Netherlands.
|The Viet Nam Quoc Dan Dang launched the failed Yen Bai mutinyin the hope of ending French colonial rule in Vietnam.
|Second Italo-Abyssinian War-The Battle of Amba Aradam began and ended nine days later in a decisive tactical victory for Italy and the neutralisation of almost the entire Ethiopian army as a fighting force.
|Spanish Civil War-The Nationalists concluded their conquest of Catalonia and sealed the border with France.
|The storm in St. Louis, US, killed 19 and injured 265.
|Generation of electricity started with the Niagara Falls Hydropower Project in Canada.
|Roy Lichtenstein's first solo exhibition opened, and itincluded Look Mickey, which featured his first employment of Ben-Daydots, speech balloons and comic imagery sourcing, all of which he is nowknown for.
|Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy arrested by the FBI, was exchanged for Gary Powers, the pilot of the CIA spy plane that had been shot down over Soviet airspace two years earlier.
|The Royal Australian Navy aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne Collided with and sank the destroyer HMAS Voyager in Jervis Bay,Australia, killing 82 of Voyager's personnel.
|Itanagar became the capital of Arunachal Pradesh.
|Mike Tyson, the most successful boxing player in the world, was convicted of rape and sentenced to 6 years.
|Last episode of “Dangerous women” was been displayed on WWOR on TV.
|Michael Jackson Talked to Oprah Winfrey' airs on ABC and drew astound of 39.3 rating/56 share of about 90 million people.
|The IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in chess for the first time.
|IBM's supercomputer Deb Blue defeated world champion Mary Kasparov for the first time in chess.
|5th Annual ESPY awards took place on this day.
|Namibia played the first international ODI match.
|The 20th Winter Olympic Games were started in Turin, Italy.
|An arson fire severely damaged the Namdaemun gate in Seoul, the first of South Korea's National Treasures.
|Due to the collision of a Russian and American official satellite, a large amount of space debris was created over Siberia.
|The first accidental hypervelocity collision between two intact satellites in low Earth orbit took place when Iridium 33 and Kosmos-2251 collided and destroyed each other.
|Renowned classical singer Pandit Bhimsen Joshi was awarded the highest civilian honor of the country, Bharataratna.
|In the earlier week of February 10, 2010, the Afghan officials removed 150 dead bodies of people who were killed by avalanches in the Salang pass in the Hindu Kush Mountains.
|An undersea fibre optic cable has been arrived in Cuba, that link it to Venezuela offered its help to Cuba to speed up its internet commotion when US refused to do so.
|A story called “the cats of Copenhagen’ is known as an ‘outrage’, that is written by James Joyce for Choldrens has been published for the first time.
|In 2013, London hosts the 66th British Academy film awards where the best film award won by the movie called ‘Argo’ and the best actress award won by Emmanvelle Riva and David Day Lewis won the best Actor Award.
|Yemeni President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi and along with some representatives from the country’s man portal parties agreed to transport Yemen into a country of six-region federation as a part of palatal transition.