On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 2002

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • The first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans is carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.

Famous Weddings

  • 1988 and 1994 Olympic Champion skater Ekaterina Gordeeva (31) weds 1998 Olympic Champion figure skater Ilia Kulik (25) in San Francisco

Famous Deaths

  • Benjamin Ward, 1st African American NYC Police Commissioner, dies at 75

Person of interestJohn Gotti

John Gotti, American mafia gangster and head of the Gambino family, dies of throat cancer at 61

Gangster John Gotti
John Gotti