July 10, 2000 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • A leaking southern Nigerian petroleum pipeline explodes, killing about 250 villagers scavenging gasoline.
  • EADS, the world's second largest aerospace group is formed by the merger of AĆ©rospatiale-Matra, DASA, and CASA.

Deaths in History

  • Vakkom Majeed, Indian Freedom fighter, Travancore-Cochin Legislative member (b. 1909)