On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 2021

Historical Events

  • Chinese safari park in Fuyang forced to apologize for not informing the public that three leopards had escaped April 19 and been roaming nearby neighborhoods

Historic Event

Kazungula road and rail bridge 1km long opens over the Zambezi River linking Botswana and Zambia, with a curve so it doesn't encroach on Zimbabwe (Robert Mugabe opposed it)

  • NBC says it will not televise the 2022 Golden Globes because of criticism of its lack of diversity [1]
  • US F.D.A. authorizes the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for 12-to-15-year-olds
  • Violence escalates between Palestinians and Israelis after Israeli officers enter Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, rockets then fired from Gaza and airstrikes from Israel kill at least 31
  • World Health Organization classifies the Indian COVID-19 variant B.1.617 as a variant of global concern

Famous Deaths

  • Néstor Montelongo, Uruguayan soccer utility (36 caps; Montevideo Wanderers, Peñarol, Nacional, Racing), dies at 66
  • Norman Lloyd, American actor (St. Elsewhere - "Dr. Auschlander"; Dead Poets Society), producer and director (Alfred Hitchcock Presents), dies at 106 [1]
  • Tony Armatrading, British stage and screen actor (Colour Blind; Notting Hill), dies of cancer at 59
2021 Highlights

About May 10, 2021

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

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