June 10 holidays in 2022

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Portugal Day Portugal National Holiday
National Ballpoint Pen Day - Unofficial (Products & Technology )
National Iced Tea Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Black Cow Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Herbs and Spices Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Kamehameha Day observed United States (Hawaii) State Holiday
Abolition Day French Guiana Public Holiday
T. T. Bank Holiday Isle of Man Public Holiday
Reconciliation Day Congo Public Holiday

Historical Events on June 10

  • 1805: During the First Barbary War, a treaty is signed by Yusuf Karamanli that ends general hostilities between Tripolitania and the U.S.
  • 1829: On the Thames River in London, the first Boat Race takes place between the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford.
  • 1838: 28 Aboriginal Australians are massacred during the Myall Creek Massacre.
  • 1854: The U.S Naval Academy produces its first class of graduates.
  • 1861: Union forces led by General Ebenezer W. Pierce are defeated by a much smaller Confederate force led by John B. Magruder at the Battle of Big Bethel during the American Civil War.
  • 1864: Union forces led by General Samuel D. Sturgis are defeated by a much smaller Confederate force led by Nathan Bedford Forrest at the Battle of Brice’s Crossroads during the American Civil War.
  • 1886: Over 150 people are killed when Mt. Tarawere erupts in New Zealand.
  • 1898: United States Marines land on Cuba during the Spanish American War.
  • 1940: During World War 2, Italy declares war on the U.K and on France.
  • 1940: United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt denounces Italy’s action at the graduation ceremonies at the University of Virginia.
  • 1940: Norway surrenders to Germany during World War II.
  • 1942: In retribution for the killing of Reinhard Heydrich, Nazis torch the village of Lidice in Czechoslovakia during World War 2.
  • 1944: Nazi forces massacre over 642 men, women and children during the Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre in France.
  • 1944: Almost 220 men, women and children are murdered by Nazis in Distomo, Greece.

Famous Birthdays on June 10

  • American actress and Academy Award Winner, Hattie McDaniel is born in 1895.
  • American singer-songwriter and guitarist, Howlin’ Wolf is born in 1910.
  • American singer and actress, Judy Garland is born in 1922.
  • American novelist and short story writer, James Salter is born in 1925.
  • English model and actress, Elizabeth Hurley is born in 1965.
  • American rock musician, Joey Santiago is born in 1965.
  • American comedian, actor and voice actor, Bill Burr is born in 1968.
  • American model and actress, Kate Upton is born in 1992.

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