June 10 in History
1190June 10, 1190:
In an attempt to cross the Saleph River as part of the Third Crusade, Frederick I, the Holy Roman Emperor drowns.
1692June 10, 1692:
Bridget Bishop, one of the Salem Witch Trials’ victims, found guilty of witchcraft and becomes the first to be hanged.
1847June 10, 1847:
The Chicago Tribune newspaper is published for the first time.
1868June 10, 1868:
Michael III, Prince of Serbia is assassinated.
1940June 10, 1940:
Benito Mussolini’s Italy makes a war declaration against Great Britain and France.
1944June 10, 1944:
Joe Nuxhall, at 15 years old, debuts in Major League Baseball becoming the youngest person to play in the league.
1966June 10, 1966:
Singer Janis Joplin performs her first concert at the San Francisco-based Avalon Ballroom.
1977June 10, 1977:
Apple Computer Inc. ships the first Apple II computer.
2002June 10, 2002:
21-year-old Clint Messina, who stole a Krispy Kreme doughnut delivery truck in March, gets arrested.
2007June 10, 2007:
HBO airs the series finale of the crime drama television series, “The Sopranos”, watched by an estimated 12 million people.