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10 June

1329 – Byzantine Empire – Battle of Pelekanon began (Byzantine-Ottoman Wars). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Pelekanon

1605 – Russia – Tsar Feodor II assassinated (aged 16). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Feodor_II_of_Russia

1619 – Bohemia – Battle of Sablat (Thirty Years’ War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Sablat

1624 – France – Treaty of Compiègne signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Treaty_of_Compi%C3%A8gne_(1624)

1692 – America – Bridget Bishop hanged near Salem, Massachusetts for witchcraft. http://www.executedtoday.com/2010/06/10/1692-bridget-bishop-salem-witch-trial/

1719 – Scotland – Battle of Glenshiel (Jacobite Rising). http://www.thesonsofscotland.co.uk/thebattleofglenshiel1719.htm

1786 – China – Dam on Dadu River, Sichuan province, collapsed, 1000,000 killed. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1786_Kangding-Luding_earthquake

1793 – France – Jardin des Plantes Museum opened in Paris. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jardin_des_Plantes

1795 – South Africa – Invasion of the Cape Colony began (French Revolutionary War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasion_of_the_Cape_Colony_(1795)

1805 – Ottoman Empire – First Barbary War ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Barbary_War

1829 – UK – First Boat Race between Oxford University and Cambridge University. http://thames.me.uk/s00231a.htm#top

1836 – USA – Earthquake measuring 6.5Mw, epicentre in San Francisco Bay, California.


1838 – Australia – Myall Creek Massacre, 28 killed. https://youtu.be/PBrFPMrlZms WARNING!  Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myall_Creek_massacre

1861 – USA – Battle of Big Bethel (American Civil War). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Big_Bethel

1864 – USA – Battle of Brice’s Crossroads (American Civil War). http://www.civilwar.org/battlefields/brice-s-cross-roads.html

1871 – South Korea – Battle of Ganghwa began (US Expedition to Korea). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ganghwa

 


1886 – New Zealand – Mount Tarawera erupted, 153 killed. https://youtu.be/KTZj96A6k9Q WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/artwork/6841/tarawera-erupting-1886

1912 – USA – Villisca Axe Murders, 8 killed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villisca_axe_murders

1936 – USSR – Animation studio Soyuzmultfilm founded. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soyuzmultfilm


1940 – Denmark/Norway – Operation Weserübung ended (WWII). https://youtu.be/z809QvwdS6U WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Weser%C3%BCbung

1940 – Norway – Norwegian Campaign ended (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norwegian_Campaign

1940 – Horn of Africa – East African Campaign began (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_African_Campaign_(World_War_II)#Allied_counter-offensive

1940 – France – Italian Invasion began (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Italian_invasion_of_France

1942 – USA – Atlantic Airmotive plane crashed at West Orange, New Jersey, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19420610-0


1942 – Czechoslovakia – Lidice Massacre, 178 killed (WWII). https://youtu.be/j-V-wUkgeQw WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lidice

1944 – France – Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre, 642 killed (WWII). http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007840

1944 – Greece – Distomo Massacre, 218 killed (WWII). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Distomo_massacre

1944 – USSR – Vyborg-Petrozavodsk Offensive began (Continuation War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vyborg–Petrozavodsk_Offensive

1947 – Brazil – FAMA plane crashed at Natal Airport, RN, 6 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470610-1

1950 – USA – USAF plane crashed at Tulsa Municipal Airport, OK, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500610-0


1956 – Sweden – XVI Summer Olympic Games Opening Ceremony in Stockholm (Equestrian). https://youtu.be/Pq8WWvRGJg0  http://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/equestrian/1956/

1960 – Australia – Trans Australia Airlines Flight 538 crashed near Mackay, Queensland, 29 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19600610-1

1967 – Middle East – Six Day War ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six-Day_War

1984 – India – Operation Blue Star ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Blue_Star

1999 – Kosovo – Battle of Košare ended (Kosovo War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Ko%C5%A1are

1999 – Yugoslavia – NATO Bombing ended (Kosovo War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO_bombing_of_Yugoslavia

2000 – Democratic Republic of the Congo – Six Day War ended (Second Congo War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Six-Day_War_(2000)


2003 – USA – Spirit Rover launched. https://youtu.be/cV3JeupRJbs http://science.nasa.gov/missions/mars-exploration-rover-spirit/

2008 – Afghanistan-Pakistan Border – Pakistan-US Skirmishes began (War in Afghanistan). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan%E2%80%93United_States_skirmishes

2008 – Sudan – Sudan Airways Flight 109 crashed at Khartoum Civil Airport, 30 killed. https://youtu.be/rcIrGd0JgtU WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20080610-0

York

1464 – Edward IV gave  a grant to York for their sufferings during the War of the Roses.

1890 – Match between Yorkshire County Cricket Club 1st XI & Kent played at Wigginton Road Cricket Ground. http://cricketarchive.com/Archive/Scorecards/3/3570.html