On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 2017

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 149th Belmont Stakes: Jose Ortiz aboard Tapwrit wins in 2:30.02
  • French Open Women's Tennis: Jeļena Ostapenko upsets Simona Halep 4–6, 6–4, 6–3 to claim her 1st Grand Slam title; first Latvian to win a Grand Slam singles title

Famous Weddings

  • Actress and film producer Jessica Chastain (40) weds Moncler executive Gian Luca Passi de Preposulo in the northern Italian city of Treviso, Villa Tiepolo Passi

Famous Deaths

  • Samuel V. Wilson, American ex-director of the Defense Intelligence Agency and former Army lieutenant general, dies of lung cancer at 93