On this day: June 10

Posted: 6:54 PM EDT Jun 06, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EDT Jun 10, 2015

The first SOS signal is sent, the Six-Day War ends, Spencer Tracy and Ray Charles die, the Apple II computer goes on sale, and Affirmed becomes the most recent horse to capture the Triple Crown, all on this day.

OTD June 10 - Holocaust museum shooting
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2009: James von Brunn, an 88-year-old white supremacist and Holocaust denier, opens fire in the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., killing security guard Stephen T. Johns. While awaiting trial, von Brunn died of natural causes on Jan. 6, 2010.

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