On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2010

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Senior Players Championship Men's Golf, TPC Potomac: Mark O'Meara wins his lone Champions Tour major title with par on first playoff hole against Michael Allen
  • The Netherlands Antilles are dissolved

Famous Weddings

  • "Blossom" actress Jenna von Oy (33) weds Dell computer data consultant Brad Bratcher (39) in Newtown, Connecticut
  • Actor Dave Annable (31) weds actress Odette Yustman (25) at Twin Peaks Ranch in Ojai, California
  • Actress and singer Alexa Vega (22) weds film producer Sean Covel (34) at the historical Homestake Opera House in South Dakota
  • American Idol Season 9 runner-up Crystal Bowersox (25) weds musician Brian Walker at the Uncommon Ground Cafe in Chicago

Famous Deaths

  • Dame Joan Sutherland, Australian operatic soprano (b. 1926)
  • Solomon Burke [McDonald], American soul singer (Cy to Me), dies at 70