What Happened In June 2010 In History
Historical Events for June, 2010
- 4th » Falcon 9 Flight 1 is the maiden flight of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Space Launch Complex 40.
- 13th » A capsule of the Japanese spacecraft Hayabusa (spacecraft) named Hayabusa, containing particles of the asteroid 25143 Itokawa, returns to Earth.
- 16th » Bhutan becomes the first country to institute a Tobacco Control Act of Bhutan 2010 named total ban on tobacco.
- 19th » The Wedding of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and Daniel Westling was held at Storkyrkan in Stockholm.
- 24th » John Isner of the United States defeats Nicolas Mahut of France at The Championships, Wimbledon or Wimbledon, in Isner–Mahut match at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships or the longest match in professional tennis history.
- 26th » Ahmed Mohamed Mohamoud elected as President of Somaliland.
Famous Deaths for June 2010
- 1st » William H. Ginn Jr., American general (b. 1928)
- 3rd » John Hedgecoe, English photographer and author (b. 1932)
- 3rd » Rue McClanahan, American actress (b. 1934)
- 4th » John Wooden, American basketball player and coach (b. 1910)
- 6th » Marvin Isley, American singer-songwriter and bass player (The Isley Brothers and Isley-Jasper-Isley) (b. 1953)
- 7th » Stuart Cable, Welsh drummer (Stereophonics) (b. 1970)
- 7th » Omar Rayo, Colombian painter and sculptor (b. 1928)
- 7th » Adriana Xenides, Argentinian-Australian television host (b. 1956)
- 8th » Crispian St. Peters, English singer-songwriter (b. 1939)
- 8th » Andreas Voutsinas, Greek actor and director (b. 1932)
- 9th » Melbert Ford, American murderer (b. 1960)
- 10th » Basil Schott, American archbishop (b. 1939)
- 12th » Al Williamson, American illustrator (b. 1931)
- 13th » Jimmy Dean, American singer, actor, and businessman, founded Jimmy Dean (brand) called Jimmy Dean Foods (b. 1928)
- 16th » Marc Bazin, Haitian lawyer and politician, 49th President of Haiti (b. 1932)
- 16th » Maureen Forrester, Canadian singer (b. 1930)
- 16th » Ronald Neame, English director, producer, cinematographer, and screenwriter (b. 1911)
- 18th » Trent Acid, American wrestler (b. 1980)
- 18th » José Saramago, Portuguese journalist, author, poet, and playwright, Nobel Prize in Literature called Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1922)
- 19th » Manute Bol, Sudanese-American basketball player (b. 1962)
- 19th » R. Kanagasuntheram, Sri Lankan physician, zoologist, and academic (b. 1919)
- 19th » Anthony Quinton, Baron Quinton, English philosopher and academic (b. 1925)
- 20th » Roberto Rosato, Italian footballer (b. 1943)
- 20th » Harry B. Whittington, English palaeontologist and academic (b. 1916)
- 21st » Russell Ash, English author (b. 1946)
- 21st » Chris Sievey, English comedian and singer (b. 1955)
- 21st » Irwin Barker, Canadian actor and screenwriter (b. 1956)
- 23rd » Pete Quaife, English bass player (The Kinks) (b. 1943)
- 25th » Alan Plater, English playwright and screenwriter (b. 1935)
- 25th » Richard B. Sellars, American businessman and philanthropist (b. 1915)
- 26th » Algirdas Brazauskas, Lithuanian politician, 2nd President of Lithuania (b. 1932)
- 26th » Harald Keres, Estonian physicist (b. 1912)
- 26th » Sergio Vega (singer) or Sergio Vega, Mexican singer (b. 1969)
- 28th » Bill Aucoin, American band manager (b. 1943)
- 28th » Robert Byrd, American lawyer and politician (b. 1917)
- 30th » Park Yong-ha, South Korean actor and singer (b. 1977)
Year 2010 events in history for the month of June
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