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 - Ray Charles
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2004: Singer-songwriter and pianist Ray Charles, the soul and R&B music pioneer known for songs such as "I Got a Woman," "Georgia on My Mind," "I Can't Stop Loving You" and ""What'd I Say," dies of liver failure and hepatitis C at the age of 73 in Beverly Hills, California.

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