On This Day

June 10, 2008 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History

  • The Gora Prai airstrike by the United States reportedly kills 11 Pakistani paramilitary troops.

Deaths in History

  • Chinghiz Aitmatov, Soviet-Kyrgyz author and best-known figure in Kyrgyzstan's literature (Jamila), dies of pneumonia at 79
  • Dieuwke de Graaff-Nauta, Dutch politician (State Secretary for the Interior 1986-94), dies at 78
2008 in History