On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 2008

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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