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February 10th is a day marked with various global observances. On this day, the United Nations observes World Pulses Day to promote the benefits of legumes towards achieving sustainable food security and nutrition. It is also Valentismas, International Cribbage Day, National Flannel Day, and more.

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Interesting Facts of February 10th

  1. 1. February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 324 days remaining until the end of the year, and 325 in leap years.
  2. 2. IBM's chess computer "Deep Blue" became the first machine to beat a reigning world chess champion, Garry Kasparov, in a game under tournament conditions on this day in 1996.
  3. 3. In 2013, the asteroid 2012 DA14 came within 17,200 miles of Earth's surface, marking the closest approach by such a large object that astronomers had predicted ahead of time.
  4. 4. This day in 1763 marked the signing of the Treaty of Paris. This officially ended the Seven Years' War, with Britain gaining control of territories including Canada and Florida.