On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 2008

Historical Events

  • The Gora Prai airstrike by the United States reportedly kills 11 Pakistani paramilitary troops.

Famous Deaths

  • Chinghiz Aitmatov, Soviet-Kyrgyz author and best-known figure in Kyrgyzstan's literature (Jamila), dies of pneumonia at 79
  • Dieuwke de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch politician (State Secretary for the Interior 1986-94), dies at 78
2008 Highlights

About June 10, 2008

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 12 years, 4 months and 16 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini