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Notable Historical Events for June 10th

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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Notable Birthdays on June 10th

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

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)

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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

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Notable Deaths on June 10th

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

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

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

2002John Gotti, American gangster (b. 1940)

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)

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