On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 2015

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 23 people are killed & 50 are injured in a stampede at a free clothing drive in Mymensingh, Bangladesh
  • The Confederate flag is taken down for the last time from South Carolina Capitol grounds 1 day after the state legislature ordered it removed.

Famous Weddings

  • Fashion model Nicky Hilton (31) weds banker James Rothschild at Kensington Palace in London

Famous Deaths

  • Jon [Jonathan Stewart] Vickers, Canadian operatic tenor, dies at 88
  • Omar Sharif [Michel Dimitri Shalhoub], Egyptian actor (Doctor Zhivago, Lawrence of Arabia), dies at 83
  • Roger Rees, Welsh Tony winning stage and screen actor (Cheers), dies at 71