June 10 is the 161st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar; 204 days remain until the end of the year.
We have some interesting facts & historic events all about June 10th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.
Keep reading for more interesting facts about June 10th in history!
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What Happened On This Day – June 10
1999: The Kosovo War ends
Slobodan Milošević, then President of Serbia, agreed to withdraw his troops from the disputed territory following a massive NATO bombing campaign. NATO’s involvement has been criticized for its lack of a U.N. mandate.
1967: The Six-Day War ends
Israel and Syria agreed to observe a ceasefire mediated by the United Nations, ending six days of armed conflict. On the previous day, Israel had occupied the Golan Heights.
1936: The Russian animation studio Soyuzmultfilm is established
The film studio produced a total of 1530 movies, among them some of the best-known films of the Soviet era, such as Hedgehog in the Fog and The Bremen Town Musicians.
1935: Alcoholics Anonymous is founded
Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith established the mutual aid fellowship to battle alcoholism. Today, the organization is active in many countries around the world.
1907: Autochrome Lumière color photography is introduced
The process was invented by the legendary Lumière brothers in 1903. It was the first practical and commercially successful technology for the production of color photos.
1972: George Wallace, minutes after being shot during the 1972 presidential primaries. Became paralyzed below the waist as a result. (Photo: Frederick Sties)
1968: Robert F. Kennedy sleeps on the floor during a campaign flight to Los Angeles, in early 1968
1940: Italy declared war on France and the United Kingdom during World War II 1940.
1940: Norway surrendered to Germany during WW II in 1940.
1936: The Russian animation studio Soyuzmultfilm is established in 1936.
Births On This Day, June 10
1953: John Edwards, American politician, lawyer
1922: Judy Garland, American actress, singer
1921: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Greek/English husband of Elizabeth II
1910: Howlin’ Wolf, American singer-songwriter, musician
1895: Hattie McDaniel, American actress
Prince Philip was born.
Sundar Pichai was born.
Judy Garland was born.
Deaths On This Day, June 10
2004: Ray Charles, American singer-songwriter, pianist, actor
1982: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German actor, director, screenwriter
1967: Spencer Tracy, American actor
1934: Frederick Delius, English composer
1926: Antoni Gaudí, Spanish architect, designed the Park Güell
Ray Charles died.
Andre Marie Ampere died.
Christina Grimmie died.