On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 2020

Historical Events

  • French Open Women's Tennis: 19 year old Iga Świątek of Poland wins her country's first singles major title; beats American Sofia Kenin 6-4, 6-1
  • Italian teenage computer genius Carlo Acutis, who died of leukemia at 15, beatified by the Catholic Church in Assisi, Italy

Famous Deaths

  • Vasili Kulkov, Russian soccer defensive utility (20 caps Soviet Union, 21 Russia; Spartak Moscow, Benfica), dies from cancer at 54
2020 Highlights

About October 10, 2020

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Libra