On this day: June 10

Published On: Jun 06 2013 05:54:59 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 10 2016 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 - Norway WWII
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1940: Norway surrenders to German forces two months after first being invaded on April 8, 1940. By holding out that long, Norway became the country to withstand the German invasion for the longest period of time at the onset of World War II. Hitler garrisoned Norway with about 300,000 troops for the rest of the war.

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