On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 2002

Historical Events

  • New Zealand beats South Africa, 30-23 in Durban to win their fourth Tri Nations Rugby Series; All Blacks score 4 tries to 2

Famous Weddings

  • "Baywatch" actress Angelica Bridges (28) weds Canadian hockey player Sheldon Souray (26) at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

LoveWedding of Interest

Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage (38) weds "Princess of Rock and Roll" Lisa Marie Presley (34) at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel on the Big Island of Hawaii; divorce in 2004

Princess of Rock and Roll Lisa Marie Presley
Princess of Rock and Roll
Lisa Marie Presley
Actor Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Cage

Famous Deaths

  • Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian computer scientist, dies at 75

Person of interestMichael Houser

Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic), dies of pancreatic cancer at 40

Guitarist Michael Houser
Michael Houser

2002 Highlights

About August 10, 2002

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 19 years, 2 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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