June 10th

The final episode of "The Sopranos" aired on HBO.
The Sopranos
ImClone chief Sam Waksal was sentenced to more than seven years in prison in connection with a stock-trading scandal.
Samuel D. Waksal
Syrian President Hafez Assad died at age 69.
Hafez al-Assad
The Kosovo War ends. Slobodan Milošević, then President of Serbia, agreed to withdraw his troops from the disputed territory following a massive NATO bombing campaign. NATO's involvement has been criticized for its lack of a U.N. mandate.
Kosovo War
Jaycee Dugard, 11, of South Lake Tahoe, Calif., was abducted by Phillip and Nancy Garrido; Jaycee was held by the couple for 18 years before she was found by authorities.
Kidnapping of Jaycee Dugard
Socialite Claus von Bulow was acquitted by a jury in Providence, R.I., on charges he'd tried to murder his heiress wife, Martha "Sunny" von Bulow.
Claus von Bülow
Affirmed won horse racing's Triple Crown by taking the Belmont Stakes.
Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing (United States)
James Earl Ray, the convicted assassin of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., escaped from Brushy Mountain State Prison in Tennessee with six others. (He was recaptured three days later.).
Martin Luther King Jr.
The Six-Day War ends. Israel and Syria agreed to observe a ceasefire mediated by the United Nations, ending six days of armed conflict. On the previous day, Israel had occupied the Golan Heights.
Six-Day War
The U.S. Senate voted to limit further debate on a proposed civil rights bill, shutting off a filibuster by Southern lawmakers.
Civil Rights Act of 1964
US Equal Pay Act signed into law by President John F. Kennedy.
Equal Pay Act of 1963
Italy replaced its abolished monarchy with a republic.
Italian institutional referendum, 1946
The entire male population of the Czech village of Lidice was massacred in retaliation for the death of Nazi official Reinhard Heydrich.
Italy declared war on France and Britain; Canada declared war on Italy.
Declaration of war by Canada
The Russian animation studio Soyuzmultfilm is established. The film studio produced at total of 1530 movies, among them some of the best-known films of the Soviet era, such as Hedgehog in the Fog and The Bremen Town Musicians.
Alcoholics Anonymous is founded. Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith established the mutual aid fellowship to battle alcoholism. Today, the organization is active in many countries around the world.
Alcoholics Anonymous
Singer-actress Judy Garland was born Frances Gumm in Grand Rapids, Minn.
Judy Garland
Great Arab Revolt begins against ruling Ottoman turks.
Arab Revolt
Autochrome Lumière color photography is introduced. The process was invented by the legendary Lumière brothers in 1903. It was the first practical and commercially successful technology for the production of color photos.
Autochrome Lumière
US Marines land in Cuba during Spanish-American War.
Spanish–American War
Wagner's opera, Tristan and Isolde, premiered in Munich.
Tristan und Isolde
The North African state of Tripoli declared war on the United States in a dispute over safe passage of merchant vessels through the Mediterranean.
First Barbary War
A landslide dam on the Dadu River caused by earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China.
1786 Kangding-Luding earthquake
Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (modern Turkey) leading an army to Jerusalem.
Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor