On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 2000

Historical Events

  • A leaking southern Nigerian petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers scavenging gasoline

Music releaseAlbum Release

Coldplay release their debut album "Parachutes" (Grammy Award Best Alternative Album 2002)

Lead Vocalist of Coldplay Chris Martin
Lead Vocalist of Coldplay
Chris Martin
  • 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)
2000 Highlights

About July 10, 2000

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 21 years and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer