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Notable Historical Events for June 10th

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

1990Patty Sheehan wins LPGA McDonald's Golf Championship

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

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

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

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

1834HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean

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

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.

1540Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminster

June 10th Historical Events
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Notable Birthdays on June 10th

1915Saul Bellow, Lachine Quebec, Canadian-born American author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976)

1983Leelee Sobieski, New York City, American actress (Deep Impact, Joan of Arc, Uprising)

1965Elizabeth Hurley, Basingstroke England, actress (Christabel)

1922Judy Garland, [Frances Gumm], Minnesota, actress/singer (Wizard of Oz)

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Notable Weddings on June 10th

1989Detroit Red Wings NHL player Steve Yzerman (24) weds Lisa Brennan

1962NFL running back Gale Sayers (19) weds his high school sweetheart Linda McNeil

June 10th Weddings
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Notable Deaths on June 10th

2004Ray Charles, Grammy winning crooner who blended gospel and blues, dies aged 73

323 BCAlexander the Great, Macedonian king, dies from either fever or excessive wine at 32, (or the 11th June)

1190Frederick I Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1122)

1099El Cid [Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar], Spanish general strategist, dies at 59

1937Robert Borden, eighth Prime Minister of Canada, dies at 82

2002John Gotti, American gangster (b. 1940)

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