What Happened on August 7, 2010

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Hampered by a back injury Indian cricket batsman VVS Laxman scores a brave, unbeaten 103 to guide India to a 5 wicket win v Sri Lanka in Colombo; draw series

Hall of fameHall of Fame

Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith, John Randle, Russ Grimm, Rickey Jackson, Floyd Little & Dick LeBeau are inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame

American Football Player Emmitt Smith
American Football Player
Emmitt Smith
NFL Legend Jerry Rice
NFL Legend
Jerry Rice

Famous Weddings

  • "Dancing in the Dark" host Rossi Morreale (33) weds one half of identical twin country duo "Kate and Kacey" Kacey Coppola at the Grande Antigua Resort and Spa in Antigua

HeartWedding of Interest

British pop star Robbie Williams (36) weds actress Ayda Field (31) in an intimate ceremony at Beverly Hills mansion


Famous Deaths

  • Manon Alving, Dutch actress (The Assault, Short American), dies at 87