10 February It Happened Today
1837 Death of Russian author Aleksandr Pushkin, author of Eugene Onegin.
1840 Britain’s Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert of Saxe Coburg.
1890 Birth of the Russian author Boris Pasternak.
1962 US spy plane pilot Gary Powers is released in a deal which saw an exchange with a KGB Colonel who had been detained for spying for the USSR.
2005 Death of the American playwright Arthur Miller.