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  1. The first time Reddit was mentioned in the New York Times, it was described as "foolish collectivism" that "grinds away the Web's edges and saps it of its humanity". (June 10, 2006)

  2. In 1961 Donald Reid built a Flying Submarine. It was demonstrated on 9 June 1964 where it dove to a depth of 6.5 feet (2 m) then flew to an altitude of 33 ft (10 m) .

  3. On June 6th 1942, 500 Japanese soldiers invaded and captured Kiska, Alaska. Taking a 10 man (and 6 dog) US Navy weather detachment completely by surprise. By the end of the campaign more casualties occurred in Alaska than at Pearl Harbor.

  4. On June 10, 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous was founded by Dr. Bob Smith and Bill Wilson when Wilson gave Dr. Bob a beer to steady his hands before an operation he was to perform, and they promised to help each other remain sober and to work with others to do the same.

  5. Garvey died on June 10, 1940 from multiple strokes at the age of fifty-two in London, England.

  6. Mangosteen tree starts to bear fruit 7 to 10 years after planting. It produces fruit two times per year. Depending on the age of tree, mangosteen can produce from 200 to 3.000 fruit per season (older trees produce more fruit). Mangosteen is available in the supermarkets around the world from June to October.

  7. Cranberry blooms from May to June. Individual flowers consist of pink petals oriented backwards and fully exposed pistils and stamens. Flowers last 10 to 12 days and attract bees, main pollinators of this plant.

  8. Lyon met with Governor Jackson on June 10 to try to negotiate an agreement. That meeting did not result in a resolution to their differences.

  9. During WWII the British Army set off 19 massive mines underneath the German front lines at the Battle of Messines. The Messines mines' combined explosion at once on 7 June 1917 killed more people than any other non-nuclear man-made explosion in history: 10,000 German soldiers.

  10. During WW2, Time Magazine was the first to use the term "World War 2" in an issue released on September 11, 1939, 10 days after the war started. It had also used the term previously in a June 1939 issue in response to the events in Europe.

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On June 10, 2019, Jupiter passes opposition and makes its closest approach to the Earth โ€“ termed its perigee โ€“ making it appear at its brightest and largest. When Jupiter lies opposite the Sun in the sky, the solar system is lined up and Jupiter, the Earth and the Sun form a straight line

On June 10 1944, the French town of Oradour sur Glane was massacred by the Nazis. 642 people were killed, 193 of which were children, the youngest being just 12 days old.

June 3, 1997 at 2:10 PM at the British Museum Library Reading Room a man appeared to be Enoch Soames, a man who sold his soul to the devil to time travel from 1897 to see if he was famous poet. Teller, of Penn and Teller, was there as a witness.

On June 10, 1990, British Airways pilot Tim Lancaster survived being pulled out of his plane's cockpit and then being pinned to the nose of the plane.

Baseball player Alex Rodriguez will continue to be paid from the 10-year contract he signed with the Texas Rangers in 2000 until June of 2025, despite not playing for the Rangers since 2003 and retiring in 2016.

April 4, June 6, October 10 and December 12 will all fall on the same day of the week in any yearThese days are called doomsdays, and are meant to help calculate the day of the week of any given date. In 2015 doomsdays are all on Saturday.

On 10 June 1990 an improperly-installed panel of the windscreen failed, blowing the plane's captain, Tim Lancaster, halfway out of the aircraft, with his body firmly pressed against the window frame.

The SS Edmund Fitzgerald was an American Great Lakes freighter that sank in a Lake Superior storm on November 10, 1975, with the loss of the entire crew of 29. When launched on June 8, 1958, she was the largest ship on North America's Great Lakes

Admist the breaking news of Michael Jackson's death in June 2009, rumors also spread online that Jeff Goldblum had fallen off a cliff in New Zealand while filming his latest movie. On several search engines, "Jeff Goldblum" soon became the only non-Jackson-related term to crop up in the top 10.

The first UPC marked item ever scanned at a retail checkout was at the Marsh supermarket in Troy, Ohio on June 26, 1974, and was a 10-pack (50 sticks) of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit chewing gum. This item went on display at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History.

April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10) and December 12 (12/12) all fall on the same day of the year. Also, 5/9, 9/5, 7/11, and 11/7. For this year, that is, Saturday.

On June 4, 1974, Cleveland Indians offered 12 fluid ounce (355 ml) cups of 3.2% beer for just 10 cents each, leading to a brawl in the 9th inning and cause the forfeiture of the game.

The traditional horoscope dates are wrong - over thousands of years the true dates have changed by about a month: Capr: Jan. 20, Aqu: Feb. 16, Pisc: March 11, Aries: Apr 18; Taur: May 13; Gem, June 21; Cancer: July 20; Leo, Aug. 10; Vir: Sept. 16; Lib, Oct. 30; Scor: Nov. 23; Sag: Dec. 17.

The first UPC marked item ever scanned at a retail checkout was at the Marsh supermarket in Troy, Ohio at 8:01 a.m. on June 26, 1974, and was a 10-pack (50 sticks) of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit chewing gum.

The Densuke watermelon has a black rind and is grown only in Japan, where up to 10,000 watermelons are produced every year. In June 2008, one of the first harvested watermelons was sold at an auction for $6300 making it the most expensive watermelon ever sold (the average price is around $250).

In his European tour from June thru August 1937, John F. Kennedy was tricked by a SS officer into stealing a jug of beer from the famous "Hofbrauhaus" brewhouse, Munich. Minute 10:55

The Lychee and Dog Meat Festival that occurs on June 21 every year in which 10,000โ€“15,000 dogs are consumed.

Boston Professional Sports teams have won 9 championships since 2002, and is the only city to ever have championships in all four major professional leagues within a 10 year span (from the Patriots victory in February 2002 to the Bruins in June 2011).

NASA's Opportunity Rover on Mars has been silent for 2 months since an epic dust storm began there. Opportunity hasn't made a peep since June 10, when dust in the Red Planet's air got so thick that the solar-powered rover couldn't recharge its batteries.

On June 10, 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous was founded by Drs. Robert Smith and Bill Wilson when Wilson gave Smith a beer to steady his hands before an operation he was to perform, and they promised to help one another and others to get sober.

On June 22, 2013, about Taliban 16 militants, stormed a high-altitude mountaineering base camp at the foot of Nanga Parbat, and killed 10 climbers and a local guide.

In WWII, during a Very Long Range (VLR) Mission in June, 1945, the US lost 10 pilots and even more aircraft due to flying into a severe weather front

L Yulin Festival is an annual 10 day event in June where over 10,000 dogs are eaten, cat meat. It started in 2009 where roughly 100,000 cats and dogs have been slaughtered which most are kidnapped. Although eating dogs are not illegal in China.

In 2010, elevated BMI accounted for about 2ยท8 million deaths each year, and diet-related risk factors and physical inactivity accounted for 10% of global disability-adjusted life-years. no country to date has reversed its obesity epidemic. (Lancet 13 June 2015)

In 2000, George W. Bush, then governor of Texas, signed a bill into law proclaiming June 10 to be Jesus Day, a new statewide holiday.