Historical Events for 10th June 2022

1829 – The first Oxford and Cambridge University Boat Race takes place
1952 – US President Harry Truman expresses a desire to nationalize the steel industry
1956 – XVI Summer Olympic equestrian events open in Stockholm
1957 – John Diefenbaker (C) elected Prime Minister of Canada
1976 – 49th National Spelling Bee: Tim Kneale wins spelling narcolepsy
1994 – Biggest European clock ever (9100 kg/(237) 2.5 m) at Aarle-Rixtel
1995 – 127th Belmont: Gary Stevens aboard Thunder Gulch wins in 2:32
1995 – French Open Women’s Tennis: Steffi Graf beats Arantxa Sánchez Vicario 7-5, 4-6, 6-0 with pivotal 32-point game in 3rd set; Graf’s 4th French title
1995 – “Month in the Country” closes at Roundabout Theater NYC after 79 performances
2007 – Novelty dance song “I’m a Gummy Bear” by German band Gummibär released

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