Historical Events for 10th June 2018

1805 – First Barbary War: Yussif Karamanli signs a treaty ending hostilities with the United States
1809 – 1st US steamboat to a make an ocean voyage leaves NY for Philadelphia
1857 – Britain passes an act putting Canada on the decimal currency system
1911 – Queen Wilhelmina opens Rembrandt house in Amsterdam
1915 – British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon
1962 – Igor Ter-Ovanesyan of USSR, sets then long jump record at 27′ 3½”
1963 – US Equal Pay Act signed into law by President John F. Kennedy
1968 – 4h Rugby League World Cup: Australia beats France 20-2
1991 – David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks” airs its final episode airs on ABC-TV
1996 – Stanley Cup: Colo Avalanche sweep Florida Panthers in 4 games

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