What Happened on July 10, 2000

Historical Events

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

Album Release

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

  • EADS, the world's second largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of AĆ©rospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA
2000 History

Famous Deaths

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

About July 10, 2000

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Everything You Want - Vertical Horizon
  • UK #1 Song: Breathless - Corrs