What happened today in history?
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June 10

What happened on the day you were born?

In the headlines today:
2000Hafez Assad, president of Syria>, dies at age 69.
1985The Israeli army ends its three year occupation of Lebanon.
1983Cincinnati Reds catcher Johnny Bench announces he will retire at the end of the season.
1976Paul McCartney and Wings draws a world record 67,100 fans for an indoor concert at the Seattle Kingdome.
1967The Six Day War between Egypt and Israel ends.
1967Actor Spencer Tracy dies of heart failure at age 67.
1948Test pilot Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier in the Bell XS-1.
1940Italy declares war on France and Britain while Canada declares war on Italy.
1935Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in New York City.
1909A Morse Code SOS signal is transmitted for the first time in an emergency as the Cunard liner S.S. Slavonia is wrecked off the Azores.
Uncle Woody asks: "Do you know the signal for SOS? It's dot-dot-dot, dash-dash-dash, dot-dot-dot!")

1854The US Naval Academy holds its first graduation in Annapolis, MD.
1776  The Continental Congress appoints a committee to write a Declaration of Independence.

Born today:

1982  Tara Lipinski - figure skater

1978  Lemisha Grinstead - R&B singer (702)

1973  Faith Evans - R&B singer

1967  Buff The Human Beatbox - rapper (Fat Boys)

1966  Doug McKeon - actor

1965  Elizabeth Hurley - actress

1965  Linda Evangelista - supermodel, actress

1955  Andrew Stevens - actor

1951  Dan Fouts - NFL quarterback, Hall of Famer, sportscaster

1944  Rick Price - rock bassist (The Move, Wizzard)

1941  Shirley Owens Alston - singer (The Shirelles)

1933  F. Lee Bailey - lawyer

1929  James McDivitt - astronaut

1928  Maurice Sendak - author, illustrator

1926  Lionel Jeffries - actor, director

1922  Judy Garland - singer, actress

1921  Prince Philip - Duke of Edinburgh, husband of Queen Elizabeth II

1919  Barry Morse - actor

1915  Saul Bellow - author

1910  Howlin' Wolf - blues singer

1901  Frederick Loewe - composer (Oscar® winner, 1958)

1889  Hattie McDaniel - actress (Oscar® winner, 1939)


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