On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 2010

Historical Events

  • 135th Preakness: Martin Garcia aboard Lookin At Lucky wins in 1:55.47
  • English FA Cup Final, Wembley Stadium, London (88,335): Chelsea beats Portsmouth,1-0; Didier Drogba scores 59' winner; Blues' 6th title
  • Jessica Watson at age 16 becomes the youngest person to sail solo, non-stop and unassisted around the world

Famous Weddings

Jensen Ackles

Actress and model Danneel Harris (33) weds actor Jensen Ackles (34) at the Rosewood Crescent Court Hotel in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Besian Idrizaj, Footballer (b. 1987)
  • Diether de la Motte, German composer and music theorist, dies at 82
  • Moshe Greenberg, American-Israeli Bible scholar, dies at 81
2010 Highlights

About May 15, 2010

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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