On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2004

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Having already clinched his record 7th F1 World Drivers Championship, German Ferrari driver Michael Schumacher wins a record 13th race of the season with victory at the Japanese Grand Prix at Suzuka

Formula 1 Driver Michael Schumacher
Formula 1 Driver
Michael Schumacher

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur H. Robinson, American cartographer (b. 1915)

Person of interestChristopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time), dies of an adverse reaction to an antibiotic at 52

  • Ken Caminiti, American baseball player (b. 1963)
  • Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand writer (Season of the Jew), dies at 72