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1943FDR signs withholding tax bill into law

197949th French Mens Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Victor Pecci (63 61 67 64)

1974Mike Schmidt hits a ball off public address speaker on Astrodome roof

1966Janis Joplin's 1st live concert (Avalon Ballroom in SF)

1943FDR becomes 1st US president to visit a foreign country during wartime

1984Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Kids Golf Classic

1863Battle of Brice's Crossroads, Miss; Nathan Bedford Forrest w/3500 defeats 8000 Feds

1972Hank Aaron's grandslammer (14) ties him for NL lead with Gil Hodges & moves him ahead of Willie Mays as #2 HR hitter (649)

1933John Dillinger robs his first bank, in New Carlisle, Ohio. He takes $10, 600

1540Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminster

197925th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young

1834HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean

1921Babe Ruth becomes all time HR champ with #120 (Gavvy Cravath)

1768British customs officials seize John Hancock's ship, "The Liberty", on the suspicion that Hancock had illegally unloaded cargo without paying duties a month earlier

1972Elvis Presley records a live album at NY's Madison Square Garden

195050th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Merion Golf Club PA

1981Pete Rose ties Stan Musial's NL record of 3,630 hits

1933Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Park flip their car into a ravine, and Parker suffers serious third degree burns from the accident which would affect her for the rest of her life

198959th French Womens Tennis Open: A Sanchez Vicario beats S Graf (7-6 3-6 7-5) favored Steffi Graf, also 1st Spaniard to win a grand slam title

1963US President JFK signs law for equal pay for equal work for men & women

1990Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

198454th French Men Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (3-6 2-6 6-4 7-5 7-5)

197319th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills

199565th French Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats A.S. Vicario (7-6 4-6 6-0)

1190Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (now called the Göksu in modern Turkey) while leading an army to Jerusalem.

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

June 10th Historical Events
Date Event
1190
Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (now called the Göksu in modern Turkey) while leading an army to Jerusalem. 
1358
French Jacquerie peasant leader Guillaume Cale captured at the Battle of Mello 
1538
Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neuremberg 
1539
Council of Trent: Paul III sends out letters to his bishops, delaying the Council due to war and the difficulty bishops had traveling to Venice. 
1540
Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminster 
1605
False Dimitri I, an impostor, crowned Russian tsar (rules 1605-1606) 
1610
Thomas West, Baron de La Mar, is appointed governor of Virginia 
1610
1st Dutch settlers arrive (from NJ), to colonize Manhattan Island 
1619
Thirty Years' War: Battle of Záblatí, a turning point in the Bohemian Revolt. 
1624
Netherlands & France sign anti-Spanish Treaty of Compiègne 
1627
Piet Heyn conquerors 38 ships at bay of Salvador 
1639
1st American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware) 
1648
Moscow's people uprise against regent Boris Morozov 
1652
In Boston, John Hull opens the 1st mint in America 
1682
Tornado in Connecticut uproots a 3 ft diameter oak tree 
1719
Jacobite Rising: Battle of Glen Shiel. 
1720
Mrs Clements of England markets first paste-style mustard 
1760
NY passes 1st effective law regulating practice of medicine 
1761
Puritan version of "Othello" opens in Newport Rhode Island 
1768
British customs officials seize John Hancock's ship, "The Liberty", on the suspicion that Hancock had illegally unloaded cargo without paying duties a month earlier 
1772
Burning of British revenue cutter Gaspée by Rhode Islanders 
1786
A landslide dam on the Dadu River caused by earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China. 
1793
1st public zoo opens in Paris 
1793
Washington supersedes Philadelphia as US capital 
1794
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia forms 
1794
France revolutionary regime begins trials 
1801
Tripoli declares war on US for refusing tribute 
1805
First Barbary War: Yussif Karamanli signs a treaty ending hostilities with the United States. 
1809
1st US steamboat to a make an ocean voyage leaves NY for Phila 
1818
Pesaro opera theater opens with Rossini's "La gaza ladra" 
1829
The first Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race takes place. 
1834
HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean 
1838
Myall Creek Massacre in Australia: 28 Aboriginal Australians are murdered. 
1846
Robert Thomson obtains an English patent on a rubber tyre 
1847
Chicago Tribune begins publishing 
1848
1st telegraph link between NYC & Chicago 
1848
Battle at Vicenza: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte 
1854
Georg F B Reiman proposes that space is curved 
1854
The first class of the United States Naval Academy students graduate. 
1857
Britain passes an act putting Canada on the decimal currency system 
1861
Battle of Big Bethel VA (Bethel Church, Great Bethal)-Union retreats 
1863
Battle of Brice's Crossroads, Miss; Nathan Bedford Forrest w/3500 defeats 8000 Feds 
1864
Battle of Kellar's Bridge KY (Licking River) 
1865
Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" 1st performance Munich Germany 
1868
2nd Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard General Duke wins in 3:02 
1869
'Agnes'arrives in New Orleans with 1st ever shipment of frozen beef 
1871
5th Belmont: W Miller aboard Harry Basset wins in 2:56 
1871
Sinmiyangyo: Captain McLane Tilton leads 109 Marines in naval attack on Han River forts on Kanghwa Island, Korea. 
1876
10th Belmont: William Donohue aboard Algerine wins in 2:40.5 
1880
Charlie Jones becomes 1st to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning 
1882
Anti-colonization mass society of Alexandria Egypt kills 50 Europeans 
1890
24th Belmont: Pike Barnes riding Burlington wins in 2:07.75 
1891
25th Belmont: Ed Garrison riding Foxford wins in 2:08.75 
1892
Wilbert Robinson sets record by going 7-for-7 in a 9-inning game 
1893
27th Belmont: Willie Simms aboard Commanche wins in 1:53.25 
1898
US Marines land in Cuba during Spanish-American War 
1899
Improved Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks forms in Cincinnati 
1900
In China, a relief column of some 2000 men set out from Tientsin to relieve foreigners trapped in Peking. 
1902
Patent for window envelope granted to H F Callahan 
1903
In Belgrade, Yugoslavia, a military coup d'etat- led by the Queen's brother-in-law and other offices - kills King Alexander I of Serbia, Queen Draga, and many officers 
1905
1st forest fire lookout tower placed in operation, Greenville, Me 
1907
France and Japan sign an agreement to maintain the independence and integrity of China, equality for all nations in trading with China, and the status quo in the Far East 
1908
1st flying club, Aeronautical Society of NY, opens 
1908
The Australian Parliament passes the Invalid and Old Age Pensions Act providing for pensions for British subjects (excluding aborigines) at age 65 
1911
Queen Wilhelmina opens Rembrandt house in Amsterdam 
1915
British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon 
1916
48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22 
1916
Great Arab Revolt begins against ruling Ottoman turks 
1917
60,000 people of Petrograd Russia welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years) returning after February Russian Revolution 
1917
Limburgse mine workers strike 
1921
Babe Ruth becomes all time HR champ with #120 (Gavvy Cravath) 
1922
54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8 
1924
1st political convention broadcast on radio-Republicans at Cleveland 
1925
Inaugural service for the United Church of Canada, a union of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist churches held in Toronto Arena. 
1926
Phillies Russ Wrightstone hits for the cycle 
1930
Winnipeg Rugby Football Club forms 
1931
Norway occupies East Greenland 
1932
1st demonstration of artificial lightning Pittsfield Mass 
1932
67th British Golf Open: Gene Sarazen shoots a 283 at Prince's England 
1933
37th US Golf Open: Johnny Goodman shoots a 287 at North Shore Ill 
1933
65th Belmont: Mack Garner aboard Hurryoff wins in 2:32.6 
1933
John Dillinger robs his first bank, in New Carlisle, Ohio. He takes $10, 600 
1933
Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Park flip their car into a ravine, and Parker suffers serious third degree burns from the accident which would affect her for the rest of her life 
1934
Italy beats Czechoslovakia 2-1 (OT) in soccer's 2nd World Cup at Rome 
1934
USSR & Romania re-establish diplomatic relations 
1935
Dr Robert Smith & William Wilson of Akron form Alcoholics Anonymous 
1938
Charlie Barnett makes 98 by lunch v Australia at Trent Bridge 
1939
MGM cartoon character Barney Bear debuts 
1940
French government moves to Bordeaux 
1940
German "Dutch" Q-ship Atlantis sinks Norwegian tanker 
1940
German 5th Armoured division occupies Rouen 
1940
Italy declares war on France & Britain during WW II 
1940
Norway surrenders to Nazis 
1940
Canada declares war on Italy. 
1943
FDR becomes 1st US president to visit a foreign country during wartime 
1943
FDR signs withholding tax bill into law 
1944
Joe Nuxhall, 15, of Cin Reds is youngest player in major league 
1944
Nazi murders in Oradour-sur-Glane, France 
1944
World War II: In Distomo, Boeotia Prefecture, Greece 218 men, women and children are massacred by German troops. 
1945
US destroyer William D Porter ("Willie Dee") sunk by kamikaze 
1946
Italian Republic established 
1946
Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, ends term as 1st director of CIA. Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, becomes 2nd director of CIA 
1947
Saab produces its first automobile. 
1949
Istvan Dobi becomes Hungarian premier 
1950
50th US Golf Open: Ben Hogan shoots a 287 at Merion Golf Club PA 
1950
82nd Belmont: William Boland aboard Middleground wins in 2:28.6 
1950
Germany doesn't annex Oder-Neissegrens 
1952
Chicago White Sox Sam Mele is 6th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (4th) 
1952
Pres Harry Truman desires nationalizing steel industry 
1952
St Louis Browns fire manager Rogers Hornsby 
1954
KQED TV channel 9 in SF, CA (PBS) begins broadcasting 
1954
PBS reaches SF: KQED (Channel 9) starts broadcasting 
1955
1st separation of virus into component parts reported 
1955
KWEX TV channel 41 in San Antonio, TX (IND) begins broadcasting 
1956
16th modern Olympiad equestrian events open in Stockholm 
1956
Marlene Bauer Hagge wins LPGA Triangle Round Robin Golf Tournament 
1957
3rd LPGA Championship won by Louise Suggs 
1957
Harold MacMillan becomes British PM 
1957
John Diefenbacker (C) elected PM of Canada 
1959
Rocky Colovito hits 4 consecutive HRs in 1 game 
1962
A record 54 home runs hit in baseball 
1962
Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27' 3½" 
1962
Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Austin Civitan Golf Tournament 
1963
US President JFK signs law for equal pay for equal work for men & women 
1964
Rolling Stones record their 12x5 album at Chess Studios in Chicago 
1964
Southern filibuster on civil rights bill ends; cloture invoked 
1965
Vietnam War: The Battle of Dong Xoai begins. 
1966
Beatles "Paperback Writer" is released in UK 
1966
Beatles record "Rain" 1st to use reverse tapes 
1966
Cleve Indian Sonny Siebert no-hits Wash Senator, 2-0 
1966
Janis Joplin's 1st live concert (Avalon Ballroom in SF) 
1966
Mamas & Papas win gold record for "Monday, Monday" 
1967
15,000 attend Fantasy Faire & Magic Mountain Music Festival, Calif 
1967
Israel, Syria, Jordan, Iraq & Egypt end "6-Day War" with UN help 
1967
USSR drops diplomatic relations with Israel 
1967
Argentina becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty. 
1968
"Danny Thomas Hour" last airs on NBC-TV 
1968
AL games at Balt & Chicago postponed honoring Robert Kennedy 
1968
KCFW TV channel 9 in Kalispell, MT (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting 
1968
WHTV (now WTZH) TV channel 24 in Meridian, MS (NBC/CBS) 1st broadcast 
1971
11 die in a train crash in Salem Ill 
1971
44th National Spelling Bee: Jonathan Knisely wins spelling shalloon 
1972
104th Belmont: Ron Turcotte aboard Riva Ridge wins in 2:28 
1972
Elvis Presley records a live album at NY's Madison Square Garden 
1972
Hank Aaron's grandslammer (14) ties him for NL lead with Gil Hodges & moves him ahead of Willie Mays as #2 HR hitter (649) 
1973
19th LPGA Championship won by Mary Mills 
1973
NASA launches Radio Astronomy Explorer 49 into lunar orbit 
1974
Mike Schmidt hits a ball off public address speaker on Astrodome roof 
1974
Rumor's government in Italy resigns 
1974
Brandon Ramirez, noted visionary and graphics designer born in TJ, Mexico. Known as the father of Rambo the next generation. 
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
110th Belmont: Steve Cauthen aboard Affirmed wins in 2:26.8 
1978
Yankees trade Ken Holzman for Ron Davis 
1978
Costa Rica becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty. 
1979
25th LPGA Championship won by Donna Caponi Young 
1979
49th French Mens Tennis: Bjorn Borg beats Victor Pecci (63 61 67 64) 
1979
Balt Orioles pull their 8th triple play (5-4-3 vs Cleve) 
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
Pete Rose ties Stan Musial's NL record of 3,630 hits 
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
"Taxi" last airs on ABC, moves to NBC in the fall 
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
38th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat LA Lakers, 4 games to 3 
1984
54th French Men Tennis: Ivan Lendl beats John McEnroe (3-6 2-6 6-4 7-5 7-5) 
1984
Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Kids Golf Classic 
1984
US missile shoots down an incoming missile in space for first time 
1984
Zhu Jian Hua of China high jumps a record 7'10" (2.39m) 
1985
19th Music City News Country Awards: Statler Brothers, B Mandrell 
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
A Bartlett Giamatti becomes president of baseball's NL 
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 
1988
Greatest number of participants (31,678) on a bicycle tour (London) 
1989
"Tales From The Crypt" TV Anthology debuts on HBO 
1989
121st Belmont: Pat Day aboard Easy Goer wins in 2:26 
1989
59th French Womens Tennis Open: A Sanchez Vicario beats S Graf (7-6 3-6 7-5) favored Steffi Graf, also 1st Spaniard to win a grand slam title 
1990
"Accomplice" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 perfs 
1990
"Meet Me in St Louis" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 253 perfs 
1990
60th French Mens Tennis: Andres Gomez beats A Agassi (63 26 64 64) 
1990
8th Seniors Players Golf Championship: Jack Nicklaus 
1990
Burger King begins using Newman's Own Salad Dressing 
1990
Detroit Pistons beat Trailblazers for 1st time since 1974 in Portland 
1990
Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship 
1990
Rap group 2 Live crew members arrested in Fla for obscenity 
1991
"Twin Peaks" on ABC-TV 
1991
25th Music City News Country Awards: Ricky Van Shelton 
1991
Mother of All Parades-NYC welcomes desert storm troops 
1991
South Florida & Denver picked for 1993 NL franchises 
1992
"Price" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 47 performances 
1992
Intelsat K launched 
1993
"She Loves Me" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 61 performances 
1994
Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg/(237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel 
1994
China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC 
1994
Jennifer Capriati, tennis ace, checks out of drug abuse clinic 
1995
"Month in the Country" closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 perfs 
1995
127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32 
1995
65th French Womens Tennis Open: Steffi Graf beats A.S. Vicario (7-6 4-6 6-0) 
1995
Orioles Jeff Manto, hits his 4th consecutive homer 
1996
30th Music City News Country Awards: Alan Jackson 
1996
Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Toledo OH on WBUZ 106.5 FM 
1996
Intel releases 200 mhz pentium chip 
1996
Stanley Cup: Colo Avalanche sweep Florida Panthers in 4 games 
1996
Colo Avalanche sweeps Fla Panthers by winning 1-0 in 6 periods 
1997
Feng Yun-2B Long March 3 Launch (China), Successful 
1997
Kevin Brown of Florida Marlins no hits SF Giants 9-0 
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. 
2000
132nd Belmont: Pat Day aboard Commendable wins in 2:31.20 
2001
Pope John Paul II canonizes Lebanon's first female saint Saint Rafqa 
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. 
2003
"Wicked", starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth, officially opens at the Curran Theatre in San Francisco 
2006
138th Belmont: Fernando Jara aboard Jazil wins in 2:27.81 
2007
61st Tony Awards: Spring Awakening & The Coast of Utopia win 
2007
53rd LPGA Championship won by Suzann Pettersen 
2007
"The Sopranos" series finale on HBO (infamous "cut to black" ending) 
2008
The Gora Prai airstrike by the United States reportedly kills 11 Pakistani paramilitary troops. 
2012
66th Tony Awards: Once & Clybourne Park win 
2012
A Helicopter crash near Nairobi, Kenya, kills five people, including George Saitoti, a Kenyan cabinet minister 
2012
58th LPGA Championship won by Shanshan Feng 
2013
70 people are killed as a series of bombs explode across Iraq 
2016
US urges Israel not to punish innocent Palestinians for attack 
2016
President Obama formally endorses Clinton for president 
2016
Phillies select Mickey Moniak with No. 1 pick of MLB draft 
2016
MLB suspends Yordano Ventura 9 games, Manny Machado 4 games for bench-clearing fight 
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