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 - Maurice Sendak
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1928: Children's book author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, best known for the 1963 book "Where the Wild Things Are," is born in Brooklyn, New York. He died from complications of a stroke at the age of 83 on May 8, 2012.

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