What Happened on August 23, 2010

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Manila hostage crisis, which occurred at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila, where a dismissed police officer took hostage a tour bus full of Chinese nationals.

Famous Weddings

  • Spanish singer Julio Iglesias (66) weds Dutch model Miranda Rijnsburger (44) at Virgen del Carmen Church in Marbella, Spain

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Former Swedish model Elin Nordegren (30) divorces professional golfer Tiger Woods (34) after 6 years of marriage

Golfer Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods