eso ha pasado un 10 Junio

1935 : Creation of Alcoholics Anonymous

On 10 June 1935, two former alcoholics create Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in New York. It is a rehabilitation program in 12 steps that helped a great number of people to cope with alcoholism. The goal is to stay sober and help other people staying sober, respecting the steps and the anonymity of people in discussion groups.

1940 : Norway surrendered to Germany

On June10, 1940, two months after the start of the German invasion of the country, Norway is forced to surrender.
The Nazis established a very oppressive puppet government. In response, the Norwegian resistance organized itself and became one of the most efficient in Europe.

1940 : Italy declares war to England and France

On June 10, 1940, pursuant to its agreements with Germany, Italy declared war to the United Kingdom and France. Despite its lack of heavy equipment and little precipitation to engage in combat, Italy did not want to let Germany to invade Africa or France alone and wanted to get territorial concessions.

1944 : Massacre at Oradour-sur-Glane

On June 10, 1944, Waffen-SS soldiers from the 2nd SS Panzer-Division Das Reich, gathered all the inhabitants of Oradour-sur-Glane, in the Haute-Vienne to shoot them and burn them. 642 people were massacred. The village remained in the state and another one was built nearby.

1979 : Paul Newman in the 24h of Le Mans

On June 10, 1979, Paul Newman finished 2nd in the 24h of Le Mans. He is 54 years old. He is a big fan of racing cars and was trained as a race driver for the film Winning 10 years ago and had since followed a career amateur on racing tracks.

Actualidad del día : 10 Junio

National Day of Portugal
June 10 is National Day of Portugal. On this day we celebrate the Portuguese poet Luís de Camões, who died on June 10, 1580, who contributed greatly to the Portuguese national movement and is still considered as the greatest poet of the country.

Cita del día : 10 Junio

Paul Newman
If you don't have enemies, you don't have character.

Cumpleaños : 10 Junio

Gustave Courbet, Pintor francés (1819)
Sondre Norheim, Esquiador noruego (1825)
André Derain, Pintor francés (1880)
Terence Rattigan, Dramaturgo inglés (1911)
Saul Bellow, Escritor estadounidense de origen canadiense, Premio Nobel de Literatura (1915)
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Consorte de la reina Elizabeth II (1921)
Judy Garland, Actriz y cantante americana (1922)
Robert Maxwell, Magnate de la prensa inglés (1923)
James McDivitt, Astronauta americano (1929)
Jürgen Prochnow, Actor alemán (1941)
Chantal Goya, Cantante francesa (1942)
Jeanne Tripplehorn, Actriz americana (1963)
Vincent Pérez, Actor francés (1964)
Elizabeth Hurley, Modelo inglesa (1965)
David Platt, Futbolista inglés (1966)
Faith Evans, Cantante americana (1973)
Shane West, Actor americano (1978)
Tara Lipinski, Patinadora artística americana (1982)
Andy Schleck, Ciclista luxemburgués (1985)

Nos han dejado un 10 Junio

André-Marie Ampère, Físico francés (1836)
Ernest Chausson, Compositor francés (1899)
Pierre Loti, Novelista francés y oficial de la marina (1923)
Antoni Gaudí, Arquitecto catalán (1926)
Frederick Delius, Compositor inglés (1934)
Sigrid Undset, Escritora noruega, Premio Nobel de Literatura (1949)
Spencer Tracy, Actor americano (1967)
Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Director de cine alemán (1982)
Louis L'Amour, Escritor estadounidense (1988)
Hafez al-Assad, Presidente de Siria (1971 - 2000) (2000)
Ray Charles, Músico estadounidense (2004)
Ginette Garcin, Actriz francesa (2010)
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