On This Day in History for June 10 (Part 2)

Events in History

Events 101 - 148 of 148

  • 1968 AL games at Balt & Chicago postponed honoring Robert F. Kennedy
  • 1971 11 die in a train crash in Salem Ill
  • 1971 44th National Spelling Bee: Jonathan Knisely wins spelling shalloon
  • 1972 "Too Young" single released by Donny Osmond
  • 1973 NASA launches Radio Astronomy Explorer 49 into lunar orbit
  • 1974 Rumor's government in Italy resigns
  • 1974 "Feel Like Makin' Love" single released by Roberta Flack (Billboard Song of the Year 1974)
  • 1975 Rockefeller panel reports on 300,000 illegal CIA files on Americans
  • 1975 Yanks sponsor Army Day at temporary home, Shea Stadium during 21-gun salute, part of fence is blown away, & another part is set afire
  • 1976 49th National Spelling Bee: Tim Kneale wins spelling narcolepsy
  • 1976 67,000 fans attends Wings concert at Seattle's Kingdome
  • 1977 Apple Computer ships its first Apple II computers
  • 1977 James Earl Ray (Martin Luther King's killer) escapes from prison
  • 1977 International Labour Organisation and United Nations meet to discuss apartheid in South Africa and potential actions to prevent further violence and state repression.
  • 1978 Yankees trade Ken Holzman for Ron Davis
  • 1978 Costa Rica becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty
  • 1980 8 Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners escape from Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast using handguns smuggled into prison
  • 1981 IRA's Joseph Doherty escapes from Crumlin Road Jail
  • 1981 Sebastian Coe of England sets 800m record (1:41.73) in Florence
  • 1981 Seven Brothers Square in Bronx named honoring 7 Santini Bro Moving Co
  • 1982 Battle of Sultan Yakoub - 3 IDF members captured
  • 1982 Israeli troops reach outskirts of Beirut
  • 1982 John N McMahon replaces Bobby R Inman becomes deputy director of CIA
  • 1982 Iran recaptures Khorramshahr
  • 1984 US missile shoots down an incoming missile in space for first time
  • 1985 Claus von Bulow acquitted on charges he tried to murder his wife
  • 1985 Coca Cola announces they'd bring back their 99-year-old formula
  • 1986 In South Africa, the three-year-old 'State of Emergency' is renewed for another twelve months, followed by an organized campaign of civil disobedience against it.
  • 1987 Discovery's SRBs & External Tank are mated
  • 1990 Burger King begins using Newman's Own Salad Dressing
  • 1991 Mother of All Parades-NYC welcomes desert storm troops
  • 1991 South Florida & Denver picked for 1993 NL franchises
  • 1992 Satellite Intelsat K launched
  • 1994 Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg/(237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel
  • 1994 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • 1996 Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Toledo OH on WBUZ 106.5 FM
  • 1996 Intel releases 200 mhz pentium chip
  • 1997 Feng Yun-2B Long March 3 Launch (China), Successful

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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

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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

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

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 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
  • 2007 61st Tony Awards: Spring Awakening & The Coast of Utopia win
  • 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 66th Tony Awards: Once & Clybourne Park win
  • 2013 70 people are killed as a series of bombs explode across Iraq

Birthdays in History

Birthdays 101 - 101 of 101

  • 2001 Sasha [Natasha] Obama, American daughter of Barack and Michelle Obama, born in Chicago, Illinois

Weddings in History

Deaths in History