Thursday, 10 June 2010

June 10 - Summary

June 10th Summary:

June 10 - Events

June 10th Details:
June 10th Events:
1190 – Frederick I Barbarossa drowns in the river Saleph while leading an army to Jerusalem on the Third Crusade.
1539 – Council of Trent - Paul III sends out letters to his bishops, delaying the Council due to war & the difficulty bishops had traveling to Venice.
1619 – Battle of Záblatí - this was a turning point in the Bohemian Revolt (Thirty Years' War).
1624 – Signing of the Treaty of Compiègne - between France & the Netherlands.
1692 – Salem witch trials - Bridget Bishop is hanged at Gallows Hill near Salem, Massachusetts, for "certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries".
1719 – Battle of Glen Shiel - Jacobite Rising.
1770 – Captain James Cook's ship runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef.
1786 – A landslide dam on the Dadu River created by an earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China.
1793 – The Jardin des Plantes museum opens in Paris.
1793 – French Revolution - after the arrests of the Girondin leaders, the Jacobins gain control of the Committee of Public Safety & install the revolutionary dictatorship.
1805 – First Barbary War - Yusuf Karamanli signs a treaty ending the fighting between Tripolitania & the United States.
1829 – First Boat Race between the University of Oxford & the University of Cambridge.
1838 – Myall Creek Massacre in Australia - 28 Aboriginal Australians are murdered.
1854 – United States Naval Academy - first class of graduates.
1864 – Battle of Brice's Crossroads - Confederate troops under Nathan Bedford Forrest defeat a much larger Union force led by General Samuel D. Sturgis in Mississippi (American Civil War).
1871 – Sinmiyangyo - Captain McLane Tilton leads 109 U.S. Marines in a naval attack on Han River forts on Kanghwa Island, Korea.
1886 – Eruption of Mount Tarawera in New Zealand - killing 153 people & also destroying the famous Pink & White Terraces.
1898 – U.S. Marines land on the island of Cuba (Spanish-American War).
1918 – The SMS Szent István (a Austro-Hungarian battleship) sinks after being torpedoed by an Italian MAS motorboat.
1924 – Italian Socialist leader Giacomo Matteotti is kidnapped & killed by fascists in Rome.
1925 – Inaugural service for the United Church of Canada.
1935 – Dr. Robert Smith takes his last drink - Alcoholics Anonymous is founded Bill Wilson in Akron, Ohio, United States.
1940 – U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt denounces Italy's actions with his "Stab in the Back" speech at the graduation ceremonies of the University of Virginia (World War II).
1940 – German forces, under General Erwin Rommel, arrive at the English Channel (World War II).
1940 – Norway surrenders to German forces (World War II).
1942 – Nazis burn the Czech village of Lidice in reprisal for the killing of Reinhard Heydrich (World War II).
1944 – Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre in France (World War II).
1944 – Massacre of Greek men, women & children in Distomo, Boeotia Prefecture by German troops (World War II).
1945 – Landing in Brunei Bay of Australian Imperial Forces to liberate Brunei.
1947 – Saab produces its first automobile.
1965 – Battle of Dong Xoai begins (Vietnam War).
1967 – The Six-Day War ends after Israel & Syria agree to a cease-fire.
1967 – Argentina becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1973 – The grandson of billionaire J. Paul Getty, John Paul Getty III, is kidnapped in Rome, Italy.
1977 – James Earl Ray escapes from Brushy Mountain State Prison in Petros, Tennessee.
1977 – The first Apple II personal computer is shipped by Apple.
1980 – The African National Congress in South Africa publishes a call to fight from their imprisoned leader Nelson Mandela.
1996 – Northern Ireland Peace talks begin without the participation of Sinn Féin.
1997 – Pol Pot , the Khmer Rouge leader, orders the killing of his defense chief Son Sen & 11 of Sen's family members.
1999 – NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milošević agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo (Kosovo War).
2001 – Lebanon's first female saint, Saint Rafqa, is canonised by Pope John Paul II.
2003 – NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission - The Spirit Rover is launched.

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June 10 - Deaths

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June 10th Deaths:
323 BC – Alexander the Great - Macedonian king (b. 356 BC)
1075 – Ernest of Austria (b. 1027)
1190 – Frederick Barbarossa - Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1122)
1424 – Duke Ernest of Austria (b. 1377)
1552 – Alexander Barclay - English poet
1556 – Martin Agricola - German composer (b. 1486)
1580 – Luís de Camões - Portuguese poet
1607 – John Popham - English politician (b. 1531)
1654 – Alessandro Algardi - Italian sculptor (b. 1598)
1680 – Johan Göransson Gyllenstierna - Swedish statesman (b. 1635)
1692 – Bridget Bishop - first person to be convicted & executed during the Salem Witch Trials (b. 1632)
1735 – Thomas Hearne - English antiquarian (b. 1678)
1776 – Leopold Widhalm - Austrian luthier (b. 1722)
1791 – Toussaint-Guillaume Picquet de la Motte - French admiral (b. 1720)
1831 – Hans Karl von Diebitsch - Russian field marshal (b. 1785)
1836 – André-Marie Ampère - French physicist (b. 1775)
1849 – Thomas Robert Bugeaud - Marshal of France & duke of Isly (b. 1784)
1896 – Amelia Dyer - English murderer (b. 1829)
1898 – Tuone Udaina - last speaker of the Dalmatian language.
1899 – Ernest Chausson - French composer (b. 1855)
1901 – Robert Williams Buchanan - British dramatist (b. 1841)
1902 – Jacint Verdaguer - Catalan poet (b. 1845)
1909 – Edward Everett Hale - American author (b. 1822)
1912 – Anton Aškerc - Slovenian poet (b. 1856)
1918 – Arrigo Boito - Italian composer (b. 1842)
1923 – Pierre Loti - French sailor (b. 1850)
1924 – Giacomo Matteotti - Italian socialist politician (b. 1885)
1926 – Antoni Gaudí - Spanish - Catalan architect (b. 1852)
1930 – Adolf Harnack - German theologian (b. 1851)
1934 – Frederick Delius - English composer (b. 1862)
1937 – Robert Borden - eighth Prime Minister of Canada (b. 1854)
1940 – Marcus Garvey - American civil rights activist (b. 1887)
1944 – Willem Jacob van Stockum - Dutch physicist (b. 1910)
1946 – Jack Johnson - American boxer (b. 1878)
1947 – Alexander Bethune - Canadian politician (b. 1852)
1949 – Sigrid Undset - Norwegian writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1882)
1958 – Angelina Weld Grimke - American journalist (b. 1880)
1959 – Zoltán Meskó - Hungarian Nazi (b. 1883)
1963 – Timothy Birdsall - English cartoonist (b. 1936)
1967 – Spencer Tracy - American actor (b. 1900)
1971 – Michael Rennie - English actor (b. 1909)
1973 – William Inge - American playwright (b. 1913)
1973 – Erich von Manstein - German military commander (b. 1887)
1974 – Prince Henry - Duke of Gloucester (b. 1900)
1976 – Adolph Zukor - Hungarian-born producer (b. 1873)
1982 – Rainer Werner Fassbinder - German author (b. 1945)
1982 – Addie "Micki" Harris - American singer (Shirelles) (b. 1940)
1986 – Merle Miller - American biographer (b. 1919)
1987 – Elizabeth Hartman - American actress (b. 1943)
1988 – Louis L'Amour - American author (b. 1908)
1991 – Vercors - French writer (b. 1902)
1992 – Zak Hernández - American soldier (b. 1970)
1992 – Hachidai Nakamura - Japanese songwriter & pianist (b. 1931)
1993 – Les Dawson - English comedian (b. 1934)
1996 – George Hees - Canadian politician (b. 1910)
1996 – Jo Van Fleet - American actress (b. 1914)
1998 – Hammond Innes - English author (b. 1914)
1998 – Jim Hearn - American baseball player (b. 1921)
2000 – Hafez al-Assad - President of Syria (b. 1930)
2000 – Brian Statham - English cricketer (b. 1930)
2001 – Princess Leila of Iran (b. 1970)
2001 – Mike Mentzer - American bodybuilder (b. 1951)
2002 – John Gotti - American gangster (b. 1940)
2003 – Donald Regan - American Chief of Staff & U.S. Treasury Secretary (b. 1918)
2003 – Bernard Williams - English philosopher (b. 1929)
2003 – Dr Phil Williams - Welsh politician & scientist (b. 1939)
2004 – Ray Charles - American musician (b. 1930)
2004 – Xenophon Zolotas - Greek politician (b. 1904)
2005 – Curtis Pitts - American aircraft designer (b. 1915)
2007 – Augie Auer - New Zealander meteorologist & television presenter (b. 1940)
2008 – Chinghiz Aitmatov - Kyrgyzstani-born Soviet writer (b. 1928)
2009 – Tenniel Evans - English actor (b. 1926)

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June 10 - Births

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June 10th Births:
1213 – Fakhruddin 'Iraqi - Persian philosopher (d. 1289)
1632 – Esprit Fléchier - French writer & bishop (d. 1710)
1637 – Jacques Marquette - French Jesuit missionary & explorer (d. 1675)
1657 – James Cragg the Elder - British politician (d. 1721)
1688 – James Francis Edward Stuart (d. 1766)
1706 – John Dollond - English optician (d. 1761)
1710 – James Short - Scottish mathematician (d. 1768)
1753 – William Eustis - 12th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1825)
1803 – Henry Darcy - French scientist (d. 1858)
1804 – Hermann Schlegel - German ornithologist (d. 1884)
1819 – Gustave Courbet - French painter (d. 1877)
1825 – Sondre Norheim - Norwegian skier (d. 1897)
1825 – Princess Hildegard of Bavaria d. 1864
1835 – Rebecca Latimer Felton - U.S. Senator (d. 1930)
1839 – Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg - Council President of Denmark (d. 1912)
1840 – Theodor Philipsen - Danish painter (d. 1920)
1843 – Heinrich von Herzogenberg - Austrian composer & conductor (d. 1900)
1861 – Pierre Duhem - French physicist (d. 1916)
1862 – Mrs. Leslie Carter - American actress (d. 1937)
1863 – Louis Couperus - Dutch novelist (d. 1923)
1880 – André Derain - French painter (d. 1954)
1889 – Sessue Hayakawa - Japanese actor (d. 1973)
1891 – Al Dubin - American lyricist (d. 1945)
1895 – Hattie McDaniel - American actress (d. 1952)
1901 – Frederick Loewe - Austrian-born composer (d. 1988)
1907 – Fairfield Porter - American painter (d. 1975)
1910 – Howlin' Wolf - American musician (d. 1976)
1910 – Frank Demaree - American baseball player (d. 1958)
1910 – Robert Still - English composer (d. 1971)
1911 – Ralph Kirkpatrick - American musician & musicologist (d. 1984)
1911 – Terence Rattigan - British playwright (d. 1977)
1912 – Jean Lesage - Premier of Quebec (d. 1980)
1913 – Tikhon Khrennikov - Russian composer (d. 2007)
1913 – Benjamin Shapira - a German-born Israeli biochemist & recipient of the Israel Prize (d. 1993)
1915 – Saul Bellow - Nobel laureate (d. 2005)
1918 – Barry Morse - British-born Canadian actor (d. 2008)
1918 – Patachou - French singer
1919 – Kevin O'Flanagan - Irish athlete & physician (d. 2006)
1919 – Haidar Abdel-Shafi - Palestinian Negotiator & community leader (d. 2007)
1921 – Prince Philip - Duke of Edinburgh
1921 – Jean Robic - French cyclist (d. 1980)
1922 – Judy Garland - American musical actress (d. 1969)
1923 – Robert Maxwell - Slovakian-born newspaperman (d. 1991)
1925 – Nat Hentoff - American historian, novelist, jazz critic, & columnist
1926 – Lionel Jeffries - British actor (d. 2010)
1927 – Lin Yang-kang - Chinese politician
1927 – Ladislao Kubala - Hungarian-born footballer (d. 2002)
1928 – Maurice Sendak - American writer
1929 – Harald Juhnke - German actor & comedian (d. 2005)
1929 – Ian McCahon Sinclair - Australian politician
1929 – E. O. Wilson - American biologist
1929 – James McDivitt - American astronaut
1931 – João Gilberto - Brazilian singer & guitarist
1932 – Branko Lustig - film producer
1933 – Georgi Atanasov - Bulgarian Prime Minister
1933 – F. Lee Bailey - American attorney
1935 – Vic Elford - British racing driver
1940 – Augie Auer - Meteorologist & television presenter (d. 2007)
1940 – John Stevens - British drummer (d. 1994)
1941 – Jürgen Prochnow - German actor
1941 – Mickey Jones - American musician & actor
1941 – Shirley Owens - American singer (Shirelles)
1941 – David Walker - Australian racing driver
1942 – Preston Manning - Canadian politician
1946 – Fernando Balzaretti - Mexican actor (d. 1998)
1947 – Ken Singleton - American baseball player
1949 – John Sentamu - Archbishop of York
1950 – Elias Sosa - Major League Baseball pitcher
1951 – Dan Fouts - American football player
1953 – John Edwards - American politician & lawyer
1956 – Georg Borwin - Duke of Mecklenburg, head of the House of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
1957 – Lindsay Hoyle - British politician
1957 – Hidetsugu Aneha - Japanese architect
1959 – Eliot Spitzer - American politician
1959 – Carlo Ancelotti - Italian footballer & manager
1960 – Balakrishna Nandamuri - Indian actor
1960 – Maxi Priest - English musician
1961 – Kim Deal - American musician (Pixies), (The Breeders)
1961 – Kelley Deal - American musician (The Breeders)
1962 – Gina Gershon - American actress
1962 – Koma Wong Ka-Kui - Hong Kong musician (Beyond) (d. 1993)
1962 – Vincent Perez - Swiss actor
1962 – Akie Abe - former First Lady of Japan
1962 – Brent Sutter - Canadian ice hockey player
1962 – Anderson Bigode Herzer - Brazilian writer & poet (d. 1982)
1963 – Brad Henry - American politician
1963 – Jeanne Tripplehorn - American actress
1964 – Jimmy Chamberlin - American musician (The Smashing Pumpkins)
1964 – Ben Daniels - British actor
1964 – Kate Flannery - American actress
1964 – Tony Martin - Australian comedian
1965 – Elizabeth Hurley - English model & actress
1965 – Joey Santiago - American Musician (Pixies)
1966 – David Platt - English footballer
1967 – John Yoo - American attorney
1967 – Emma Anderson - British guitarist & songwriter (Lush, Sing-Sing)
1968 – Bill Burr - American comedian
1968 – Jimmy Shea - American skeleton racer
1968 – The D.O.C. - American rapper
1969 – Ronny Johnsen - Norwegian footballer
1969 – Kate Snow - American TV journalist
1970 – Mike Doughty - American singer
1971 – Joel Hailey - American singer
1971 – Erik Rutan - Singer/Guitarist
1971 – Bobby Jindal - American politician, current governor of Louisiana
1971 – Bruno N'Gotty - French footballer
1971 – Kyle Sandilands - Australian radio host & TV personality
1972 – Steven Fischer - American film producer & director
1972 – Radmila Šekerinska - Macedonian politician
1973 – Faith Evans - American singer
1973 – Pokey Reese - American baseball player
1973 – Flesh-N-Bone - American rapper, (Bone Thugs-N-Harmony)
1975 – Henrik Pedersen - Danish footballer
1975 – Risto Jussilainen - Finnish ski jumper
1975 – Rebecca Cardon - American reality tv personality (The Amazing Race)
1976 – Freddy García - American baseball player
1976 – Hadi Saei Bonehkohal - Persian taekwondoka
1976 – Stefan Postma - Dutch footballer
1976 – Esther Ouwehand - Dutch politician
1977 – Takako Matsu - Japanese singer & actress
1977 – Adam Darski - Polish musician (Behemoth)
1977 – Mike Rosenthal - American football player
1977 – Enzo Emanuele - Italian medical researcher
1977 – Dan-e-o - Canadian rapper
1978 – Shane West - American actor
1978 – Brian West - American soccer player
1979 – Konstantinos Loumpoutis - Greek footballer
1979 – Jake Tsakalidis - Georgian/Greek basketball player
1980 – Jessica DiCicco - American actress
1980 – Francelino Matuzalem - Brazilian footballer
1980 – Ovie Mughelli - American football player
1980 – Wang Yuegu - Singaporean table tennis player
1981 – Jonathan Bennett - actor
1981 – Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein - Jordanian royalty
1981 – Hoku - American singer & actress
1981 – Albie Morkel - South African cricketer
1981 – Burton O'Brien - Scottish footballer
1981 – Aleksandar Tunchev - Bulgarian footballer
1981 – Nicky Whelan - Australian actress & model
1982 – Tara Lipinski - American figure skater
1982 – Princess Madeleine - Duchess of Hälsingland & Gästrikland, Swedish royalty
1982 – Leelee Sobieski - American actress
1982 – Ana Lucia Souza - Brazilian ballet dancer
1983 – Josh Ramsay - Canadian singer (Marianas Trench)
1984 – Dean Leacock - English footballer
1984 – Dirk Van Tichelt - Belgian judoka
1984 – Nicky Bailey - English footballer
1985 – Kaia Kanepi - Estonian tennis player
1985 – Kristina Lundberg - Swedish ice hockey player
1985 – Vasilis Torosidis - Greek footballer
1985 – Andy Schleck - Luxembourg cyclist
1987 – Lyssa Chapman - American bounty hunter
1987 – Martin Harnik - Austrian footballer
1987 – Amobi Okoye - Nigerian/American football player
1988 – Kelly Vitz - American actress
1989 – Mustapha Carayol - Gambian/English footballer
1989 – Ryuya Wakaba - Japanese actor
1990 – Valeen Montenegro - Filipina actress
1990 – Tom McGuckian - Australian

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