On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2000

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Rod Steiger (75) weds actress and fifth wife Joan Benedict (73) in Malibu, California


Famous Deaths


Person of interestSirimavo Bandaranaike

Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1960-65, 1970-77 and 1994-2000) and 1st female head of state, dies of a heart attack at 84

World's 1st Female Head of State Sirimavo Bandaranaike
World's 1st Female Head of State
Sirimavo Bandaranaike