On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Giogio Napolitano is elected President of Italy, first former communist to become President

Famous Deaths

  • A. M. Rosenthal, American journalist and newspaper editor (NY Times), dies at 84
  • Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician (b. 1917)
  • Soraya, Colombian-American singer (b. 1969)
  • Val Guest, British film director (b. 1911)