On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 1968

Historical Events

  • "Danny Thomas Hour" last airs on NBC-TV
  • 4h Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats France 20-2

Historic Event

AL games at Balt & Chicago postponed honoring Robert F. Kennedy

  • KCFW TV channel 9 in Kalispell, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
  • UEFA European Championship Final, Stadio Olimpico, Rome, Italy: Italy beats Yugoslavia, 2-0 in a replay (first game, 1-1)
  • WHTV (now WTZH) TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (NBC/CBS) 1st broadcast

Famous Birthdays

Bill Burr

Bill Burr, American comedian and podcaster (F Is for Family, I'm Sorry You Feel That Way), born in Canton, Massachusetts

  • Jimmy Shea, American skeleton racer
  • Kevin Donnalley, NFL guard/tackle (Houston/Tennessee Oilers)
  • Susan Haskell, actress (Marty-One Life to Live, Strictly Business)
  • The D.O.C. [Tracy Curry], American rapper and producer (N.W.A.), born in Dallas, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, Russian composer, dies at 65
1968 Highlights

About June 10, 1968

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 53 years, 7 months and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini