On This Day

What Happened on September 3, 2010

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Divorces

  • Pop singer Cheryl Cole (27) divorces England soccer player Ashley Cole (29) due to unreasonable behavior after 3 and a half years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Cyril Smith, British Liberal Member of Parliament and alleged serial sex offender, dies at 82
  • Mike Edwards [Swami Deva Pramada ], English musician (ELO), killed by a rolling hay bale at 62
  • Robert Schimmel, American stand-up comedian (b. 1950)