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 This day in History - June 10
438 Historic Events for June 10
1915

Oscar Comras, Bronx, drummer (namesake of Comras Mall in Bronx Park)

Birth
1915

Girl Scouts founded

Event
1915

British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon

Event
1916

Bill Waddington, British actor/comedian (Percy-Coronation Street)

Birth
1916

Great Arab Revolt begin

Event
1916

48th Belmont: E Haynes aboard Friar Rock wins in 2:22

Event
1917

60,000 people of Petrograd welcome Prince Kropotkin (banned 41 years)

Event
1917

Limburgse mine workers strike

Event
1917

William Barr, rector (Exeter College, Oxford)

Birth
1918

Arrigio Enrico Boito, composer, dies at 76

Death
1918

Barry Morse, actor (Fugitive-Lt Philip Gerard, Winds of War)

Birth
1920

Zbynek Vostrak, composer

Birth
1921

Philip Mountbatten, Greece, Duke of Edinburgh/Prince, Mr Elizabeth II

Birth
1921

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

Event
1922

54th Belmont: C H Miller aboard Pillory wins in 2:18.8

Event
1922

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

Birth
1922

Rose Moffard, (acting Gov-AZ)

Birth
1923

Gustav Enestr”m, Swedish historian, dies at 70

Death
1923

Pierre Loti, [Julien Viaud], French sea officer/writer, dies

Death
1923

Earl Hamner Jr, Schuyler Va, TV narrator (Waltons)

Birth
1923

Robert Maxwell, [Jan Hoch], Czech, billionaire/CEO (NY Daily News)

Birth
1924

Giacomo Matteotti, Italian socialist deputy, assassinated by fascists

Death
1924

1st political convention broadcast on radio-Republicans at Cleveland

Event
1925

Nat Hentoff, columnist/novelist (Village Voice, The Cold Society)

Birth
1925

Don Costa, actor (Impossible Years, Soul of Nigger Charlie)

Birth