Ephemeris of June 10

Ephemeris of June 10

1944: The SS Das Reich division massacres the population of the village ofOuradour-sur-Glane.

1940: l'Italy declares war on France, siding with Nazi Germany in the second European conflict.

1794: French Revolution:Terror, the revolutionary repression which began with the creation of the Special Court and the surveillance committees in March 1793, hardened with the law of 22 Prairial year II.

1190: Emperor of Germany Frédéric de Hohenstaufen, known as Barberousse, drowns while wanting to bathe in an icy torrent of Cilicia, in the south of present-day Turkey.

Video: Vangelis. Perihelion.