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1840 

Feb 10 – Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom marries Prince Albert of SaxeCoburg-Gotha.

1870 

Feb 10The YWCA is founded in New York City.

 1968

Feb 10Peggy Fleming of the United States won the gold medal in women’s figure skating at the Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France.

1992 

Feb 10- Bonnie Blair of the United States won the women’s 500-meter speed skating competition at the Albertville Olympics.

1994 

Feb 10- Jeannie Flynn (b.1966)), the first female combat pilot in the US Air Force, finished flight training in the F-15.

1998

Feb 10- Monica Lewinsky’s mother, Marcia Lewis, testified before the grand jury investigating her daughter’s alleged affair with President Clinton.

2009 

Feb 10- Taiwan’s former first lady admitted to laundering $2.2 million and forging documents, the latest in a judicial process that has seen her husband stage a jailhouse hunger strike, her daughter lash out at media, and her son plead guilty to similar charges.

2011 

Feb 10- Australian PM Julia Gillard introduced contentious legislation for a one-off tax to help pay for devastating floods which killed 35 people and swamped thousands of homes.

2012 

Feb 10- In Hong Kong mainland woman Xu Li (29) was charged in a magistrates’ court for her role as a “birth agent,” the first prosecution of its kind as the southern city cracks down on the practice.
Source: Timeline News

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