What Happened on June 10

Historical Events

  • 1190 Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (modern Turkey) leading an army to Jerusalem
  • 1786 A landslide dam on the Dadu River caused by earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China
  • 1916 Great Arab Revolt begins against ruling Ottoman turks
  • 1963 US President JFK signs law for equal pay for equal work for men & women
  • 1977 Apple Computer ships its first Apple II computers
  • 2003 The Spirit Rover is launched, beginning NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission.
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Did You Know?

1st public zoo opens in Paris

On June 10, 1793

Famous Weddings

  • 1962 NFL running back Gale Sayers (19) weds his high school sweetheart Linda McNeil
  • 1989 Detroit Red Wings NHL player Steve Yzerman (24) weds Lisa Brennan
  • 1995 Actress-singer Holly Robinson (30) weds NFL Philadelphia Eagle quarterback Rodney Peete (29) in Los Angeles
  • 1999 Model-actress Esther Canadas (22) weds model Mark Vanderloo (31) at the 900-year-old Vallombrosa Abbey in Tuscany
  • 2000 "Live! with Kelly and Michael" executive producer Michael Gelman (38) weds CBS's Early Show correspondent Laurie Hibberd (36) at a Long Island estate

Famous Divorces

  • 2004 Model-actress Ali Landry (30) divorces "Saved by the Bell" actor Mario Lopez (30) due to irreconcilable differences only 2 weeks after getting married
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