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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

This was 161st day of the year and 204 days remained in the year.


June 10 Birthdays

Maurice Sendak
1928–, American writer and illustrator of children's books; born in New York City.

Gustave Courbet
painter (1819)

Hattie McDaniel
singer and actress (1895)

Saul Bellow
novelist (1915)

Judy Garland
actress (1922)

Robert Maxwell
business executive (1923)

Tara Lipinski
figure skater (1982)

June 10 in History

1801

The Tripolitan War, between the United States and the Barbary States, began.

1865

Wagner's opera, Tristan and Isolde, premiered in Munich.

1935

Alcoholics Anonymous was founded by "Bill W."

1942

The entire male population of the Czech village of Lidice was massacred in retaliation for the death of Nazi official Reinhard Heydrich.

1946

Italy replaced its monarchy with a republic.

1967

The Six-Day War between Israel and Syria, Egypt, and Jordan ended.

1978

Affirmed won the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown.

2003

Ontario, Canada issued the first full same-sex marriage licenses in North America.

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