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Today in history: February 10

Today is February 10, the 41st day of the year. There are 325 days remaining until the end of the year.

Here are some of the events from this day in history.

1840: Britain's Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.

1893: Actor, singer and comedian Jimmy Durante is born in Manhattan, New York.

1933: Primo Carnera knocks out Ernie Schaaf in 13th round of bout at Madison Square Gardens. Schaaf dies three days later.

1942: First gold record ever awarded is presented to Glenn Miller for his song, "Chattanooga Choo Choo."

1954: President Dwight Eisenhower warns against American intervention in Vietnam.

1962: Captured U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers is exchanged for Russian spy Rudolf Abel.

2000: Actor and comedian Jim Varney dies in White House, Tennessee at age 49.

2014: Former child star Shirley Temple Black, 85, dies in Woodside, California. 

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