The Daily News | February 10

Queen Victoria married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, 1840
Aberdeen University founded, 1495
Billy Rose (William S. Rosenberg), theatrical producer, died, 1966
“Death of a Salesman” opened, 1949
Joseph Lister, English MD (founder of aseptic surgery), died, 1912
Westward migration of Mormons began, 1846
US auto industry shut down and converted to military production, 1942
Alex Haley, author (“Roots”), died, 1992
Two Australian warships collided off New South Wales (82 killed), 1964
J.N. Krieger, German Selenographer, died, 1902
William Congreve, dramatist (“The Way of the World”), baptised, 1670
Fire Extinguisher patented (Alanson Crane), 1863
Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen, German scientist who discovered X-rays, died, 1923
Edgar Wallace, prolific English author, died, 1932
The New York Times first used “All the News That’s Fit to Print.”, 1897
25th Amendment to the US Constitution ratified, 1967
Charles Sherwood Stratton (a.k.a. General Tom Thumb) married Lavinia Warren, 1863
Treaty of Paris signed (ending the Seven Years War), 1763
First WWII Medal of Honor awarded (Alexander Ramsey “Sandy” Nininger, Jr), 1942
Treaty of Paris signed (ended Spanish American War), 1899
Elizabeth Siddal Rossetti, wife of poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, died of an overdose of laudanum, 1862
John Fries began Fries Rebellion (protesting US taxes), 1799
Francis Gary Powers, U-2 spy plane pilot, returned to US in exchange for Soviet spy Rudolf Abel, 1962
Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti (a.k.a. Pope Pius XI) died, 1939