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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

US Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy
US Attorney General
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

Person of interestBill Burr

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

Comedian and Podcaster Bill Burr
Comedian and Podcaster
Bill Burr
  • 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? 52 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini