On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 2010

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

With the second launch of the SpaceX Dragon, SpaceX becomes the first privately held company to successfully launch, orbit and recover a spacecraft.

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
Elon Musk

Famous Divorces

  • "Heart" rock singer Nancy Wilson (56) divorces "Almost Famous" and "Elizabethtown" director Cameron Crowe (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 24 years of marriage