Wed, 10 Feb 2021 - 03:43 GMT
FILE - Late Omar Suleiman
CAIRO – 10 February 2021: On February 10, many important events that changed the world map took place.
1258 - Baghdad falls into Mongol hands, and Abbasid caliphate ends.
1863 - American inventor Alanson Crane receives a patent for the first fire extinguishing device in the United States.
2008 - Egypt's national football team wins the 26th African Nations Cup in Ghana for the sixth time in its history.
2011 – Former Egyptian President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak announces, in a speech to the people, that he delegates his powers to his deputy Omar Suleiman, amends five constitutional articles, abolishes a sixth article of the constitution, and offers an apology to the families of the victims of popular protests.
1923 - Naima Wasfi, Egyptian actress.
1908 - Mostafa Kamel, Egyptian leader.
2011 - Saad el-Din el-Shazly, Egyptian military hero.
2012 - Ibrahim el-Feki, Egyptian expert in human development and NLP.