On This Day

What Happened on August 10, 2017

Historical Events

  • 100 year-old fruit cake by Huntley & Palmers deemed "almost eatable" after being discovered in hut used by Captain Scott's expedition in Antarctica
  • Scientists study identifying nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) deficiency major cause of miscarriages and multiple birth defects published in "New England Journal of Medicine"

Music History

Taylor Swift testifies, in Denver, Colorado court, that DJ David Mueller groped her

Historic Event

US President Donald Trump declares opioid addiction a national emergency

Famous Deaths

  • Kim Wall, Swedish journalist killed investigating Danish inventor Peter Madsen, dies at 30 [or 11th Aug]
  • Xavier Benguerel, Catalan composer (Llibre Vermell; Jo, DalĂ­), dies at 86
2017 Highlights

About August 10, 2017

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
  • UK #1 Song: Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Ft. Justin Bieber