What Happened on August 5, 2010

Historical Events

Sports History

Group led by Hall of Fame pitcher Nolan Ryan & Pittsburgh attorney Chuck Greenberg is confirmed as winning bidder in court ordered auction of Texas Rangers MLB franchise (value $593m)

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Aitken, Zen co-founder (Diamond Sangha), dies at 93
2010 Highlights

About August 5, 2010

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 6 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love The Way You Lie - Eminem Featuring Rihanna
  • UK #1 Song: All Time Low - Wanted