Historical Events on June 10 (Part 2)

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  • 1991 25th Music City News Country Awards: Ricky Van Shelton
  • 1991 Mother of All Parades - NYC welcomes desert storm troops
  • 1991 South Florida and Denver picked for 1993 NL franchises
  • 1992 "Price" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 47 performances
  • 1992 Satellite Intelsat K launched
  • 1993 "She Loves Me" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • 1994 Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg/(237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel
  • 1994 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • 1994 Jennifer Capriati, tennis ace, checks out of drug abuse clinic
  • 1995 "Month in the Country" closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 performances
  • 1995 127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32
  • 1995 Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer
  • 1996 30th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson
  • 1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Toledo OH on WBUZ 106.5 FM
  • 1996 Intel releases 200 mhz pentium chip
  • 1996 Stanley Cup: Colo Avalanche sweep Florida Panthers in 4 games
  • 1997 Feng Yun-2B Long March 3 Launch (China), Successful
  • 1997 Kevin Brown of Florida Marlins no hits SF Giants 9-0

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1997 Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief Son Sen and 11 of Sen's family members before Pol Pot flees his northern stronghold

Dictator and Revolutionary Pol Pot
Dictator and Revolutionary
Pol Pot

AgreementAgreement of Interest

1999 Kosovo War: NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milošević agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo.

President of Serbia and Yugoslavia Slobodan Milosevic
President of Serbia and Yugoslavia
Slobodan Milosevic
  • 2000 132nd Belmont: Pat Day aboard Commendable wins in 2:31.20
  • 2000 Stanley Cup: New Jersey Devils defeat Dallas Stars 4-2


2001 Pope John Paul II canonizes Lebanon's first female saint Saint Rafqa

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 2001 100th Men's French Open: Gustavo Kuerten beats Alex Corretja (6-7, 7-5, 6-2, 6-0)
  • 2001 100th Women's French Open: Jennifer Capriati beats Kim Clijsters (1-6, 6-4, 12-10)
  • 2002 The first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans is carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.
  • 2003 The Spirit Rover is launched, beginning NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission

Film release premierFilm Release

2003 "Wicked", starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, officially opens at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel
  • 2006 138th Belmont: Fernando Jara aboard Jazil wins in 2:27.81
  • 2007 53rd LPGA Championship won by Suzann Pettersen
  • 2007 61st Tony Awards: Spring Awakening & The Coast of Utopia win
  • 2007 "The Sopranos" series finale on HBO (infamous "cut to black" ending)
  • 2007 106th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Roger Federer (6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4)
  • 2007 106th Women's French Open: Justine Henin beats Ana Ivanovic (6-1, 6-2)
  • 2008 The Gora Prai airstrike by the United States reportedly kills 11 Pakistani paramilitary troops.
  • 2012 A Helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenya, kills five people, including George Saitoti, a Kenyan cabinet minister
  • 2012 58th LPGA Championship won by Shanshan Feng
  • 2012 66th Tony Awards: Once & Clybourne Park win
  • 2013 70 people are killed as a series of bombs explode across Iraq

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2013 3rd Critics' Choice Television Awards: The Big Bang Theory wins Best Comedy Series, Breaking Bad & Game of Thrones win Best Drama Series (tie)

  • 2017 149th Belmont Stakes: Jose Ortiz aboard Tapwrit wins in 2:30.02

Sport awardTennis Open

2018 117th Men's French Open: Rafael Nadal beats Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 for his record 11th French title (17th Grand Slam victory)

Tennis Champion Rafael Nadal
Tennis Champion
Rafael Nadal

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2018 Actor Vince Vaughn arrested for drunk driving and resisting arrest near Los Angeles