On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Music awardsGrammy Awards

50th Grammy Awards: Amy Winehouse wins 5 awards including song "Rehab", Herbie Hancock wins Album of the Year

Singer Amy Winehouse
Singer
Amy Winehouse
Musician and Composer Herbie Hancock
Musician and Composer
Herbie Hancock
  • 61st British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Atonement" Best Film, Ethan and Joel Coen Best Director
  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 42-30; MVP: Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings, RB
  • The 2008 Namdaemun fire severely damages Namdaemun, the first National Treasure of South Korea.

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Scheider, American actor (Jaws, The French Connection, Marathon Man, Paper Lion), dies at 75
  • Steve Gerber, American comics writer (b. 1947)