On This Day

What Happened on October 5, 2010

Historical Events

  • Injured Indian cricket batsman VVS Laxman is the hero with 73 not out as the home team chases down 216 to beat Australia with just 1 wicket to spare in the 1st Test at Mohali

Famous Deaths

  • Bernard Clavel, French novelist (b. 1923)
  • Mary Leona Gage, American beauty pageant winner and actress (b. 1939)
  • Steve Lee [Stefan Alois], Swiss rock musician and vocalist (Gotthard), dies in a vehicle crash at 47
2010 Highlights

About October 5, 2010

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 11 years and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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