On June 10 in …
1692 –- Bridget Bishop is hanged at Gallows Hill near Salem, MA, for “certaine Detestable Arts called Witchcraft & Sorceries,” part of the infamous Salem Witch Trials.
1898 — U.S. Marines land in Cuba during the Spanish-American War.
1903 – Binney & Smith Company of New York City begins developing a product line of wax crayons. The product is named Crayola.
1935 –- Dr. Robert Smith takes his last drink, and Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, OH, by him and Bill Wilson.
1940 –- Italy declares war on France and the United Kingdom, broadening the early scope of World War II.