What Happened on January 10, 2011

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 13th BCS National Championship: #1 Auburn beats #2 Oregon, 22-19

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Ian McKellen officially confirms that he will reprise the role of Gandalf in "The Hobbit" film adaptations

Sport awardFootball Awards

Lionel Messi wins the inaugural FIFA Ballon d'Or, for being the best football player in 2010

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi

Famous Deaths

  • Bosko Petrovic, Croatian jazz musician, founder of the Zagreb Jazz Quartet, dies at 75
  • Margaret Whiting, American singer (b. 1924)