is the 161st day of the year (162nd in June 10 leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 204 days remaining until the end of the year.
1190 - Third Crusade: Frederick I Barbarossa drowns in the Sally River while leading an army to Jerusalem.
1539 - Council of Trent: Paul III sends out letters to his bishops, delaying the Council due to war and the difficulty bishops had had traveling to Venice.
1619 - Thirty Years' War: Battle of Záblatí, a turning point in the Bohemian Revolt.
1692 - Salem witch trials: Bridget Bishop is hanged at Gallows Hill near Salem, for "certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries".
1719 - Battle of Glen Shiel
1770 - Captain James Cook runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef.
1793 - The Jardin des Plantes museum opens in Paris (becoming, a year later, the first public zoo). 1793 -
French Revolution: Following arrests of Girondin leaders the Jacobins gain control of the Committee of Public Safety installing the revolutionary dictatorship.
1805 - First Barbary War: Yussif Karamanli signs a treaty ending hostilities with the United States.
1829 - First Boat Race between Oxford and Cambridge.
1846 - Mexican-American War: The California Republic declares independence from Mexico.
1854 - The first class of United States Naval Academy students graduate.
1864 - American Civil War: 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.
1871 - Sinmiyangyo: Captain McLane Tilton leads 109 Marines in naval attack on Han River forts on Kanghwa Island, Korea.
1886 - Eruption of Mount Tarawera in New Zealand, killing 153 people and destroying the famous Pink and White Terraces.
1898 - Spanish-American War: US Marines land on the island of Cuba.
1918 - Austro-Hungarian battleship SMS Szent Istvan sinks after being torpedoed by an Italian MAS motorboat.
1924 - Fascists kidnap and kill Italian socialist leader Giacomo Matteotti in Rome.
1925 - Inaugural service for the United Church of Canada, a union of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist churches held in Toronto arena
1935 - Dr. Robert Smith takes his last drink, and Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio, United States, by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob.
1940 - World War II: Italy declares war on France and the United Kingdom. 1940 - World War II: U.S. President
Franklin D. Roosevelt denounces Italy's actions with "Stab in the Back" speech from the graduation ceremonies of the University of Virginia. 1940 - World War II:
German forces, under General Erwin Rommel, reach the English Channel. 1940 - World War II:
Canada declares war on Italy. 1940 - World War II:
Norway Surrenders to German forces.
1941 - Rudolf Heß crashes a Luftwaffe fighter-bomber in England in an attempt to put an end to World War 2.
1942 - World War II: Nazis burn the Czech village of Lidice as reprisal for the killing of Reinhard Heydrich.
1944 - World War II: 642 men, women and children are killed in the Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre in France. 1944 - World War II: In
Distomo, Boeotia Prefecture, Greece 218 children,women and men were massacred by German troops. 1944 - In
baseball, 15-year old Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds becomes the youngest player ever in a major-league game.
1945 - Australian Imperial Forces landed in Brunei Bay to liberate Brunei.
1947 - Saab produces its first automobile.
1965 - Vietnam War: Battle of Dong Xoai begins.
1967 - Six-Day War ends: Israel and Syria agree to a cease-fire. 1967 -
Argentina becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1973 - John Paul Getty III, grandson of billionaire J. Paul Getty, is kidnapped in Rome, Italy.
1977 - James Earl Ray escapes from Brushy Mountain State Prison in Petros, but is recaptured on June 13. 1977 -
Apple Computer ships its first Apple II personal computer.
1978 - Costa Rica becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1980 - The African National Congress in South Africa publishes a call to fight from their imprisoned leader Nelson Mandela. 1980 -
Percy Wood, president of United Airlines, is injured by an exploding package sent by the Unabomber
1990 - On June 10, a United Kingdom charter flight BAC 1-11 landed in Southampton Airport after its windshield had been blown due to faulty engineering. All crew members and passengers survived the near-death experience due to exquisite piloting by the co-pilot Alistair Atchison after the captain, Tim Lancaster had been thrust onto the front of the plane.
1991 - In what was dubbed "The Mother of All Parades," New York City hosts a parade welcoming back troops from Operation Desert Storm.
1992 - Fatal ambush of U.S. Army Humvee in Panama on eve of President George H. W. Bush's visit to that country
1996 - Peace talks begin in Northern Ireland without Sinn Féin.
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.
1999 - Kosovo War: NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milošević agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo.
2001 - Pope John Paul II canonizes Saint Rafqa
2002 - First direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom. 2003 - The Spirit Rover is launched, beginning NASA's Mars Exploration Rover mission.
1213 - Fakhruddin 'Iraqi, Persian philosopher
1632 - Esprit Fléchier, French writer and bishop (d. 1710)
1637 - Jacques Marquette, French Jesuit missionary and 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)
1803 - Henry Darcy, French scientist (d. 1858)
1804 - Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (d. 1884)
1825 - Sondre Norheim, Norwegian skier (d. 1897)
1819 - Gustave Courbet, French painter (d. 1877)
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)
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)
1895 - Hattie McDaniel, American actress (d. 1952)
1897 - Grand Duchess Tatiana of Russia (d. 1918)
1901 - Frederick Loewe, Austrian-born composer (d. 1988)
1907 - Fairfield Porter, American painter (d. 1975)
1908 - Robert Cummings, American actor (d. 1990)
1910 - Howlin' Wolf, American musician (d. 1976) 1910 -
Frank Demaree, American baseball player (d. 1958) 1910 -
Robert Still, English composer (d. 1971)
1911 - Terence Rattigan, British playwright (d. 1977)
1912 - Jean Lesage, Premier of Quebec (d. 1980)
1913 - Tikhon Khrennikov, Russian composer
1915 - Saul Bellow, Nobel laureate (d. 2005)
1918 - Barry Morse, British-born Canadian actor
1919 - Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (d. 2006)
1919 - Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian Negotiator and community leader (d. 2007)
1921 - Prince Philip 1921 -
Jean Robic, French cyclist (d. 1980)
1922 - Judy Garland, American musical actress (d. 1969)
1923 - Robert Maxwell, Slovakian-born newspaperman (d. 1991)
1926 - Lionel Jeffries, British actor
1927 - Lin Yang-kang, Chinese politician 1927 -
Ladislao Kubala, Hungarian-born footballer (d. 2002)
1928 - Maurice Sendak, American writer
1929 - Harald Juhnke, German actor and comedian (d. 2005) 1929 -
Ian McCahon Sinclair, Australian politician 1929 -
E. O. Wilson, American biologist
1931 - João Gilberto, Brazilian singer and 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 and television presenter (d. 2007) 1940 -
John Stevens, British drummer (d. 1994)
1941 - Jürgen Prochnow, German actor 1941 -
Mickey Jones, American musician and actor 1941 -
Shirley Owens, American singer ( Shirelles) 1941 -
David Walker, Australian racing driver
1942 - Preston Manning, Canadian politician
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
1957 - Lindsay Hoyle, British politician 1957 -
Hidetsugu Aneha, Japanese architect
1959 - Eliot Spitzer, American politician 1959 -
Carlo Ancelotti, A.C. Milan coach
1960 - Balakrishna Nandamuri, Indian actor
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, current First Lady of Japan
1963 - Brad Henry, American politician (current Oklahoma governor) 1963 -
Jeanne Tripplehorn, American actress
1964 - Jimmy Chamberlin, American musician ( The Smashing Pumpkins) 1964 -
Ben Daniels, British actor 1964 -
Tony Martin, Australian comedian
1965 - Elizabeth Hurley, British actress
1966 - David Platt, English footballer
1967 - Emma Anderson, British guitarist and songwriter ( Lush, Sing-Sing)
1968 - Jimmy Shea, American skeleton racer 1968 -
The D.O.C., American rapper
1969 - Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian footballer
1970 - Mike Doughty, American singer 1971 -
Bobby Jindal, Louisiana Congressman, Governor-elect
1971 - Joel Hailey, American singer 1971 -
Bruno N'Gotty, French footballer 1971 -
Kyle Sandilands, Australian radio host and TV personality
1972 - Radmila Šekerinska, Macedonian politician
1973 - Faith Evans, American singer 1973 -
Pokey Reese, American baseball player
1975 - Henrik Pedersen, Danish footballer 1975 -
Risto Jussilainen, Finnish ski jumper
1976 - Freddy García, American baseball player 1976 -
Hadi Saei Bonehkohal, Persian taekwondoka 1976 -
Stefan Postma, Dutch footballer 1976 -
Esther Ouwehand, Dutch politician, parliamentarian for the Party for the Animals
1977 - Takako Matsu, Japanese singer and actress
1978 - Shane West, American actor
1979 - Konstantinos Loumpoutis, Greek footballer 1979 -
Jake Tsakalidis, Georgian-Greek basketball player
1980 - Francelino Matuzalem, Brazilian footballer 1980 -
Jessica Di Cicco, American actress
1981 - Burton O'Brien, Scottish footballer 1981 -
Hoku, American singer and actress 1981 -
Prince Hashim bin Al Hussein, of Jordan
1982 - Princess Madeleine of Sweden 1982 -
Tara Lipinski, American figure skater
1983 - Leelee Sobieski, American actress
1985 - Kristina Lundberg, Swedish ice hockey player 1985 -
Vasilis Torosidis, Greek footballer 1987 - Amobi Okoye, Nigeria-born American football player
323 BC - Alexander the Great (b. 356 BC)
1075 - Ernest of Austria (b. 1027)
1190 - Frederick Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor (drowned) (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
1654 - Alessandro Algardi, Italian sculptor (b. 1598)
1680 - Johan Göransson Gyllenstierna, Swedish statesman (b. 1635)
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 and duke of Isly (b. 1784)
1896 - Amelia Dyer, English murderer (b. 1829)
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)
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)
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 (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 - U.S. Army Sgt. Zak Hernández (b. 1973)
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, Chief of Staff and U.S. Treasury Secretary (b. 1918) 2003 -
Bernard Williams, English philosopher (b. 1929) 2003 - Dr
Phil Williams, Welsh politician and scientist (b. 1939)
2004 - Ray Charles, American musician (b. 1930)
2005 - Curtis Pitts, American aircraft designer (b. 1915) 2007 - Augie Auer, Meteorologist and television presenter (b. 1940)
Saint Anianus, bishop of Chartres
Saint Aster (died 362)
Saint Censurius, bishop of Auxerre
Saint Evremundus, abbot [GTZ: Senlis] Saint Fortunatus,
bishop of Trier, confessor Blessed
Getulius, martyrs [GTZ: Trier] Blessed Henry of Treviso, confessor
Jodocus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Liège]
Landericus (Landry), confessor [BLS; GTZ: Paris; PCP (Paris)]
Saint Landoald, bishop [WTS (Bruges)]
Saint Maurinus, abbot, martyr [GTZ: Cologne]
Saint Onuphrius, hermit, confessor [GTZ: Augsburg] Blessed priest
Edward Poppe Blessed
Margaret, queen of Scotland [PRI: England] Saint Olivia
110 Familypedia people were born on June 10
127 Familypedia people died on June 10
101 Familypedia people were first married on June 10