Historical Events on June 10, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on June 10th This Day in History

Year Name
2019 An Agusta A109E Power crashes onto the AXA Equitable Center on Seventh Avenue in Manhattan, New York City, sparking a fire on the top of the building. The pilot of the helicopter is killed.
2018 Opportunity rover, sends it last message back to earth. The mission was finally declared over on February 13, 2019.
2009 Eighty-eight year-old James Wenneker von Brunn opens fire inside the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and fatally shoots Museum Special Police Officer Stephen Tyrone Johns. Other security guards returned fire, wounding von Brunn, who was apprehended.
2008 Sudan Airways Flight 109 crashes at Khartoum International Airport, killing 30 people.
2003 The Spirit rover is launched, beginning NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission.
2002 The first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans is carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.
2001 Pope John Paul II canonizes Lebanon's first female saint, Saint Rafqa.
1999 Kosovo War: NATO suspends its airstrikes after Slobodan Milošević agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo.
1997 Before fleeing his northern stronghold, Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief Son Sen and 11 of Sen's family members.
1996 Peace talks begin in Northern Ireland without the participation of Sinn Féin.
1994 China conducts a nuclear test for DF-31 warhead at Area C (Beishan), Lop Nur, its prominence being due to the Cox Report.
1991 Eleven-year-old Jaycee Lee Dugard is kidnapped in South Lake Tahoe, California; she would remain a captive until 2009.
1990 British Airways Flight 5390 lands safely at Southampton Airport after a blowout in the cockpit causes the captain to be partially sucked from the cockpit. There are no fatalities.
1982 Lebanon War: The Syrian Arab Army defeats the Israeli Defense Forces in the Battle of Sultan Yacoub.
1980 The African National Congress in South Africa publishes a call to fight from their imprisoned leader Nelson Mandela.
1977 James Earl Ray escapes from Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Petros, Tennessee. He is recaptured three days later.
1967 The Six-Day War ends: Israel and Syria agree to a cease-fire.
1964 United States Senate breaks a 75-day filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, leading to the bill's passage.
1963 The Equal Pay Act of 1963, aimed at abolishing wage disparity based on sex, was signed into law by John F. Kennedy as part of his New Frontier Program.
1960 Trans Australia Airlines Flight 538 crashes near Mackay Airport in Mackay, Queensland, Australia, killing 29.
1957 John Diefenbaker leads the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada to a stunning upset in the 1957 Canadian federal election, ending 22 years of Liberal Party government.
1947 Saab produces its first automobile.
1945 Australian Imperial Forces land in Brunei Bay to liberate Brunei.
1944 World War II: Six hundred forty-two men, women and children massacred at Oradour-sur-Glane, France.
1944 World War II: In Distomo, Boeotia, Greece, 218 men, women and children are massacred by German troops.
1944 In baseball, 15-year-old Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds becomes the youngest player ever in a major-league game.
1942 World War II: The Lidice massacre is perpetrated as a reprisal for the assassination of Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich.
1940 World War II: Fascist Italy declares war on France and the United Kingdom, beginning an invasion of southern France.[4]
1940 World War II: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt denounces Italy's actions in his "Stab in the Back" speech at the graduation ceremonies of the University of Virginia.
1940 World War II: Military resistance to the German occupation of Norway ends.
1935 Dr. Robert Smith takes his last drink, and Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio, United States, by him and Bill Wilson.
1935 Chaco War ends: A truce is called between Bolivia and Paraguay who had been fighting since 1932.
1924 Fascists kidnap and kill Italian Socialist leader Giacomo Matteotti in Rome.
1918 The Austro-Hungarian battleship SMS Szent István sinks off the Croatian coast after being torpedoed by an Italian MAS motorboat; the event is recorded by camera from a nearby vessel.
1916 The Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Empire was declared by Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca.
1898 Spanish–American War: In the Battle of Guantánamo Bay, U.S. Marines begin the American invasion of Spanish-held Cuba.
1886 Mount Tarawera in New Zealand erupts, killing 153 people and burying the famous Pink and White Terraces. Eruptions continue for three months creating a large, 17 km long fissure across the mountain peak.
1878 League of Prizren is established, to oppose the decisions of the Congress of Berlin and the Treaty of San Stefano, as a consequence of which the Albanian lands in the Balkans were being partitioned and given to the neighbor states of Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, and Greece.
1871 Sinmiyangyo: Captain McLane Tilton leads 109 US Marines in a naval attack on Han River forts on Kanghwa Island, Korea.
1868 Mihailo Obrenović III, Prince of Serbia is assassinated.
1864 American Civil War: Battle of Brice's Crossroads: Confederate troops under Nathan Bedford Forrest defeat a much larger Union force led by General Samuel D. Sturgis in Mississippi.
1863 During the French intervention in Mexico, Mexico City is captured by French troops.
1861 American Civil War: Battle of Big Bethel: Confederate troops under John B. Magruder defeat a much larger Union force led by General Ebenezer W. Pierce in Virginia.
1854 The United States Naval Academy graduates its first class of students.
1838 Myall Creek massacre: Twenty-eight Aboriginal Australians are murdered.
1829 The first Boat Race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge takes place on the Thames in London.
1805 First Barbary War: Yusuf Karamanli signs a treaty ending the hostilities between Tripolitania and the United States.
1793 The Jardin des Plantes museum opens in Paris. A year later, it becomes the first public zoo.
1793 French Revolution: Following the arrests of Girondin leaders, the Jacobins gain control of the Committee of Public Safety installing the revolutionary dictatorship.
1786 A landslide dam on the Dadu River created by an earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China.
1782 King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke (Rama I) of Siam (modern day Thailand) is crowned.
1719 Jacobite risings: Battle of Glen Shiel.
1692 Salem witch trials: Bridget Bishop is hanged at Gallows Hill near Salem, Massachusetts, for "certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft and Sorceries".
1624 Signing of the Treaty of Compiègne between France and the Netherlands.
1619 Thirty Years' War: Battle of Záblatí, a turning point in the Bohemian Revolt.
1596 Willem Barents and Jacob van Heemskerk discover Bear Island.
1539 Council of Trent: Pope Paul III sends out letters to his bishops, delaying the Council due to war and the difficulty bishops had traveling to Venice.
1523 Copenhagen is surrounded by the army of Frederick I of Denmark, as the city will not recognise him as the successor of Christian II of Denmark.
1329 The Battle of Pelekanon results in a Byzantine defeat by the Ottoman Empire.
1190 Third Crusade: Frederick I Barbarossa drowns in the river Saleph while leading an army to Jerusalem.
671 Emperor Tenji of Japan introduces a water clock (clepsydra) called Rokoku. The instrument, which measures time and indicates hours, is placed in the capital of Ōtsu.
Famous People Born on June 10

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Year Name
1959 Ernie C, American heavy metal guitarist, songwriter, and producer
1997 Cheung Ka-long, Hong Kong foil fencer, 2020 Olympic champion
1980 Matuzalém, Brazilian footballer
1891 Al Dubin, Swiss-American songwriter (d. 1945)
1970 Sarah Wixey, Welsh sport shooter
1886 Sessue Hayakawa, Japanese actor and producer (d. 1973)
1961 Maxi Priest, English singer-songwriter
1465 Mercurino Gattinara, Italian statesman and jurist (d. 1530)
1884 Leone Sextus Tollemache, English captain (d. 1917)
1895 Hattie McDaniel, American actress (d. 1952)
Famous People Deaths On June 10

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Date Name
1982 Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German actor, director, and screenwriter (b. 1945)
1955 Margaret Abbott, Indian-American golfer (b. 1876)
2012 Piero Bellugi, Italian conductor (b. 1924)
1924 Giacomo Matteotti, Italian lawyer and politician (b. 1885)
2020 Claudell Washington, American baseball player (b. 1954)
1141 Richenza of Northeim (b. 1087)
1940 Marcus Garvey, Jamaican journalist and activist, founded the Black Star Line (b. 1887)
1965 Vahap Özaltay, Turkish footballer and manager (b. 1908)
1604 Isabella Andreini, Italian actress (b. 1562)
1791 Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte, French admiral (b. 1720)