On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 2003

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • The highest temperature ever recorded in the UK - 38.5°C (101.3°F) in Kent . It is the first time the UK has recorded a temperature over 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Famous Weddings

  • Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera (60) weds former Rivera Live producer Erica Levy (28) at Manhattan's Central Synagogue
  • Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko becomes the first person to marry in space, marrying Ekaterina Dmitriev (on earth)

Famous Deaths

  • Carmita Jiménez, Puerto Rican singer