On This Day

What Happened on December 8, 2010

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
Entrepreneur
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

Famous Deaths

  • Murray Armstrong, Canadian ice hockey centre and NCAA coach (Detroit Red Wings; coach University of Denver 1956-77, 5 NCAA C'ships), dies at 94
2010 Highlights

About December 8, 2010

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Sagittarius