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 - John Gotti
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Bureau of Prisons

2002: Mafia boss John Gotti, 61, dies of throat cancer at the United States Medical Center for Federal Prisoners in Springfield, Missouri. Gotti had been serving a life sentence since being convicted in 1992 of five murders, conspiracy to commit murder, racketeering, obstruction of justice, illegal gambling, extortion, tax evasion and loansharking. Seen here is the last photo of Gotti, taken by the Bureau of Prisons on Oct. 17, 2001.

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