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June 10, 1971 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 11 die in a train crash in Salem, Illinois
  • 44th National Spelling Bee: Jonathan Knisely wins spelling "shalloon"

Birthdays in History

  • Piyush "Bobby" Jindal, American politician (US Representative for Louisiana (R), 2005-08; Governor of Louisiana, 2008-16), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Deaths in History

  • Virginia Eames, entertainer, dies of heart attack at 82
1971 in History