On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 2010

Historical Events

Famous Photo

200m x 250m photo mosaic commemorating the life of Filipino President Corazon Aquino is unveiled near Quirino Grandstand at the Luneta Park, Manila

  • Australian Stuart Appleby finishes with an 11-under-59 to win the Greenbrier Classic at White Sulphur Springs, to become only the 5th player and first non-American to break 60 on the PGA Tour
  • British Open Women's Golf, Royal Birkdale GC: 21 year old Yani Tseng of Taiwan becomes youngest-ever winner of 3 major championships, 1 stroke ahead of Katherine Hull of Australia

Sports History

US Senior Open Men's Golf, Sahalee CC: Berhard Langer of Germany wins by 3 strokes ahead of runner-up Fred Couples


Famous Weddings

James Van Der Beek

"Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (33) weds business consultant Kimberly Brook at the Kabbalah Center in Tel Aviv, Israel

Famous Deaths

  • Eric Tindill, New Zealand rugby, cricket representative (international cricket umpire, rugby referee), dies at 99
  • Lolita Lebrón, Puerto Rican nationalist (b. 1919)
  • Robert F. Boyle, American production designer and art director, dies at 100
2010 Highlights

About August 1, 2010

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Leo