On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 2019

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Former Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari arrested on corruption charges
  • New DNA research on grapes shows one French wine Savagnin Blanc has been grown for 900 years in Jura published in "Nature Plants"
  • Three men sentenced to life imprisonment for rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in Kathua, India in high-profile case that sparked political resignations and nationwide protests

Famous Deaths

  • Girish Karnad, Indian playwright and filmmaker (Tuglaq), dies at 81
  • Lee Hee-ho, Korean activist and first lady for her husband President Kim Dae-jung, dies at 96