What Happened on July 10, 2000

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • A leaking southern Nigerian petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers scavenging gasoline.
  • EADS, the world's second largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of AĆ©rospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA.

Famous Deaths

  • Justin Pierce, English-American actor and skateboarder (b. 1975)
  • Vakkom Majeed, Indian Freedom fighter, Travancore-Cochin Legislative member (b. 1909)