On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
FBI head J. Edgar Hoover officially declines an offer to become the commissioner of baseball.
Roberta Flack's "Killing Me Softly With His Song" is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100.
New York Governor Eliot Spitzer publicly apologizes for patronizing prostitutes after being caught during a federal investigation.
Sarah Michelle Gellar stars in the TV premiere of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Born on This Day
Film Actress, Television Actress, Songwriter, Singer, Reality Television Star / 1983 -
Carrie Underwood was the winner of American Idol's fourth season and went on to win multiple Grammy and Academy of Country Music Awards.
Born: March 10, 1983
Age: 31 years old
Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
Occupation: Film Actress, Television Actress, ...
1957 | 57 years old
Film Actress, Television Actress, ...
1972 | 42 years old
Born: March 10, 1957
Birthplace: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
1958 | 56 years old
1940 | 74 years old
Film Actor, Television Actor, ...
Died on This Day
Died: March 10, 2010
Age: 38 years old
Place: Oakwood, California , United States
1988 | 30 years old
Civil Rights Activist / 1820 - 1913
Harriet Tubman escaped slavery to become a leading abolitionist. She led hundreds of enslaved people to freedom along the route of the Underground Railroad.
1913 | 93 years old
Civil Rights Activist
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