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On February the 10th
American playwright, Arthur Miller, died at age 89. He is considered as one of the great playwrights of the 20th century, having written such classics as 'Death of a Salesman'. He was also known for his marriage to Marilyn Monroe which lasted between 1956 and 1961.
An avalanche in the French Alps killed 10 people.
Chess grandmaster, Garry Kasparov, was defeated by the IBM supercomputer called Deep Blue.
American boxer, Mike Tyson, was convicted of raping a Miss Black America contestant.
American sprinter, Justin Gatlin, was born in New York. He won the gold medal in the 100 meters race of the Athens 2004 Olympics.
The play 'Death of a Salesman', by Arthur Miller, premiered on Broadway. It is considered as the most classic play in American theatre history.
The first ever singing telegram was sent by the Postal Telegram Company in the city of New York.
Heavyweight boxer Primo Carnera knocked out Ernie Schaaf, after 13 rounds of boxing, he died 2 days later from the injuries he had sustained during the fight.
American actor, Robert Wagner, was born in Detroit. He is most known for staring in the television crime series of the 1980's, Hart to Hart.
Russian writer, Boris Pasternak, was born in Moscow. He won the Nobel prize for literature in 1958 and is best remembered for his popular novel, Doctor Zhivago.
The armies of the Mongols captured the city of Baghdad.
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