On this day: June 10

Published On: Jun 06 2013 05:54:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 10 2014 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 most recent horse to capture the Triple Crown, all on this day.

OTD June 10 - Louis L'Amour
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1988: American author Louis L'Amour, best known for his 89 novels, most of them in the western genre, dies of lung cancer at age 80 in Los Angeles, California.

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