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 This day in History - June 10
438 Historic Events for June 10
1942

Janet Vogel, rocker (Skyliners)

Birth
1942

Ross Gregory, cricketer (Australian batsman 1937), dies

Death
1943

FDR signs withholding tax bill into law (this is W-2 Day!)

Event
1943

Abd al-Azir al-Hasan VI, sultan of Morocco (1894-1907), dies at ñ62

Death
1943

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

Event
1943

Jeff Greenfield, NYC, media commentator (Firing Line, Nightline)

Birth
1943

Simon Jenkins, editor (Times)

Birth
1944

Gerrit Jan van der Veen, [Wolffensperger], resister, executed at 41

Death
1944

Johan Limpers, sculptor/resistance fighter, executed at 28

Death
1944

French Duwaer, Dutch printer/resistance fighter, executed

Death
1944

Nazi murders in Oradour-sur-Glane, France

Event
1944

Joe Nuxhall at 15 becomes youngest ML baseball player

Event
1944

Joe Nuxhall, 15, of Cin Reds is youngest player in major league

Event
1944

Rick Price, rocker (Move)

Birth
1945

US destroyer William D Porter ("Willie Dee") sunk by kamikaze

Event
1945

Ron Glass, Evansville Ind, actor (Ron-Barney Miller, New Odd Couple)

Birth
1945

Martin Wesley-Smith, composer

Birth
1946

Rear Admiral Sidney W Souers, USNR, ends term as 1st director of CIA Lieutenant General Hoyt S Vandenberg, USA, becomes 2nd director of CIA

Event
1946

Italian Republic established

Event
1946

Jack Johnson, 1st black heavyweight champion, dies in car accident

Death
1946

Ananda Mahidol, king of Siam, shot dead at 20

Death
1946

Matthew Fisher, England, keyboardist (Procol Harum-Conquistador)

Birth
1946

Mensje F van Keulen-van der Steen, Dutch writer (Bleeker's Summer)

Birth
1947

Ken Singleton, Mt Vernon NY, baseball player (Orioles)

Birth
1949

Kevin Corcoran, actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland)

Birth