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Importance of 10th June in History

Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 10th June special in the world history.

2000
Millennium footbridge over the Thames opens, but wobbles and is quickly declared dangerous and closed – finally reopened Feb 2002
Great Britain
1998
Death of Hammond Innes, British writer .
Great Britain
1997
The notorious Cambodian Khmer Rouge leader Son Sen was executed by loyalists of his bitter rival Pol Pot
Cambodia
1997
Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt, a former Black Panther, was freed on bail after 27 years in prison in the USA
United States
1993
Death of Les Dawson, British comedian .
Great Britain
1988
Death of Louis L'Amour, American writer of Western fiction .
United States
1967
Death of Spencer Tracy, American movie actor
United States
1958
Death of Angelina Weld Grimke, prominent American journalist and poet .
United States
1934
Death of Frederick Delius, British composer
Great Britain
1909
The Cunard liner Slavonia became the first ship to transmit an SOS distress call when it was wrecked in the Azores.
Portugal
1909
Death of Edward Everett Hale, American clergyman and writer
United States
1908
Birth of Robert Cummings, American actor .
United States
1896
Death of Amelia Dyer, notorious baby farmer who although executed for the murder of one baby certainly killed many more.
Great Britain
1829
First Oxford/Cambridge Boat Race
Great Britain
1692
Death of Bridget Bishop, one of the so called Salem witches, the first to be hanged.
United States
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