Hans Remembers- Tuesday February 10, 1970- 50 years ago.
- 39 young skiers were killed when an avalanche of snow smashed into the bottom floors of a chalet at the Alpine resort of Val-d’Isere in France. The residents were having breakfast when more than 100,000 cubic yards of snow and debris swept down the Le Dome mountain.
- American Jewish Orthodox rabbi Tobias Geffen died at 99. He was the rabbi who certified Coca-Cola as kosher after the company revealed its secret ingredients to him in 1935 and had made minor changes on his recommendation.
- Former New York Mets and San Diego Padres pitcher Bobby Jones turns 50 today. He pitched from 1993-2002 and had a record of 89-83 with a 4. 36 ERA. He was a member of the National League All-Star team in 1997- in that All Star Game he struck out Ken Griffey Jr. and Mark McGwire.