What Happened on August 10, 2001

Historical Events

Event of Interest

US and UK reject a proposal by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to permit the Iraqi government to use $1 billion per year to fund infrastructure improvements and to increase oil production capacity

Famous Weddings

  • American "The Chicks" singer and fiddler Martie Maguire (31) weds Northern Irish actor Gareth Maguire (27) in Kailua, Hawaii: divorce in 2013

Famous Deaths

  • Lou Boudreau, American Baseball HOF shortstop (8 × MLB All-Star; World Series & AL MVP 1948; AL batting champion 1944; Cleveland Indians) and manager (Cleveland, Boston RS, KC A's, Chicago Cubs), dies at 84
2001 Highlights

About August 10, 2001

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 22 years, 1 month and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bootylicious - Destiny's Child
  • UK #1 Song: Eternal Flame - Atomic Kitten