On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Hurricane Dennis slams into the Florida Panhandle causing billions of dollars in damage
  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC of Michigan: Peter Jacobsen wins his second Champions Tour major title by 1 stroke from Hale Irwin

Famous Deaths

  • A. J. Quinnell [Philip Nicholson], English writer (Man on Fire), dies at 65
  • Freda Wright-Sorce, American radio performer (b. 1955)
  • Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)
  • Jimmy Franklin and Bobby Younkin, airshow performers
  • Richard Eastham, American actor (Battle for the Planet of the Apes, Falcon Crest), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89