On This Day

What Happened on June 10, 2020

Historical Events

  • Cameroon's conflict with English-speaking separatists rated world's most-neglected conflict according to Norwegian Refugee Council

Historic Event

Statues of Confederate figures and explorers become focus of #BlackLivesMatter protests, with many removed including of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and of Christopher Columbus in Richmond

  • Swedish prosecutors close the case on the murder of Prime Minister Olof Palme after 34 years, saying the probable killer is dead

Famous Deaths

  • Claudell Washington, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 1975, 84; World Series 1974; Oakland Athletics, Atlanta Braves), dies from prostate cancer at 65
  • Hans Cieslarczyk, German soccer striker (7 caps; West Germany; Borussia Dortmund, Karlsruher SC) and manager (FC Augsburg), dies at 83
  • Harry Glickman, American journalist, promoter and sports executive (co-founder NBA Portland Trail Blazers, President 1987-94), dies at 96
2020 Highlights

About June 10, 2020

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 2 years and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rockstar - DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Rockstar - Dababy Ft. Roddy Ricch