What happened this day in history June 10, 1997

What are the important events that happened on June 10, 1997? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 10, 1997: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 10, 1997 is the 161st day of the year 1997 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 204 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 28, 1997 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 14,431,680 minutes has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectahexacontahenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $2,010.50. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Ox is the mythical animal and Fire is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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June 10, 1997 Historical Events

  • 1997
    Before fleeing his northern stronghold, Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot orders the killing of his defense chief Son Sen and 11 of Sen’s family members.

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