On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 2010

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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)

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan

Famous Deaths

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