Docklands Bombing ( 1996 ) The IRA plants a bomb that explodes in the Docklands area of London, One man is found dead and another person has been reported missing. The bombing marks the end of a 17-month IRA ceasefire during which Irish, British and American leaders had worked for a political solution to the troubles in Northern Ireland.
Val d’Isere Avalanche
10th February ( 1970 ) : An avalanche crashes down on a ski resort in Val d’Isere, France, killing 42 people, mostly young skiers
10th February ( 1962 ) : Francis Gary Powers, an American who was held by Russians after being shot down while flying over the Soviet Union, was released. In return, Americans had let go of a Russian spy.
The Times They Are A Changing 10th February ( 1964 ) Bob Dylan releases "The Times They Are a-Changin" his 3rd album, by Columbia Records. The album is seen as a protest album featuring songs about issues such as racism, poverty, and social change. The title track was one of Dylan's most famous capturing the spirit of social and political upheaveal that characterized the 1960s.