On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 2008

Historical Events

Grammy 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

BAFTA Awards

61st British Film and Television Awards (BAFTAS): "Atonement" Best Film, Ethan and Joel Coen Best Director

Actress Saoirse Ronan
Actress
Saoirse Ronan
  • 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)
2008 Highlights

About February 10, 2008

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius