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On this day: June 10

Published On: Jun 06 2013 05:54:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 10 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

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 last horse to capture the Triple Crown, all on this day.

OTD June 10 - Pol Pot
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1997: Before fleeing his northern stronghold, Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief Son Sen and 11 of Sen's family members. He would be arrested by Khmer Rouge military chief Ta Mok on June 19, 1997. He would ultimately die on April 15, 1998, at the age of 72 while under house arrest by a faction of the Khmer Rouge in Anlong Veng, Kingdom of Cambodia.

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