On This Day

What Happened on January 10, 2005

Historical Events

  • 10th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: "Sideways" wins Best Film
  • A mudslide occurs in La Conchita, California, killing 10 people, injuring many more and closing the Highway 101, the main coastal corridor between San Francisco and Los Angeles, for 10 days.

Famous Deaths

  • Erwin Hillier, British cinematographer (b. 1911)
  • Gene Baylos, American comedian (b. 1906)
  • Jack Horner, American sports journalist (b. 1912)
  • James Forman, American civil rights leader (b. 1928)
  • Joséphine-Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Princess of Belgium, dies at 77
  • Kalevi Hämäläinen, Finnish cross country skier (b. 1932)
  • Margherita Carosio, Italian soprano (b. 1908)
  • Metropolitan Wasyly Fedak, primate of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of Canada (b. 1909)
  • Tommy Fine, American baseball player, dies at 90
2005 Highlights

About January 10, 2005

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Capricorn