Historical Events on June 19, Special Events on This Day

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What Happened on June 19th This Day in History

Year Name
2018 The 10,000,000th United States Patent is issued.
2018 Antwon Rose II was fatally shot in East Pittsburgh by East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld after being involved in a near-fatal drive-by shooting.
2012 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange requested asylum in London's Ecuadorian Embassy for fear of extradition to the US after publication of previously classified documents including footage of civilian killings by the US army.
2009 Mass riots involving over 10,000 people and 10,000 police officers break out in Shishou, China, over the dubious circumstances surrounding the death of a local chef.
2009 War in North-West Pakistan: The Pakistani Armed Forces open Operation Rah-e-Nijat against the Taliban and other Islamist rebels in the South Waziristan area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.
2007 The al-Khilani Mosque bombing in Baghdad leaves 78 people dead and another 218 injured.
2005 Following a series of Michelin tire failures during the United States Grand Prix weekend at Indianapolis, and without an agreement being reached, 14 cars from seven teams in Michelin tires withdrew after completing the formation lap, leaving only six cars from three teams on Bridgestone tires to race.
1991 The last Soviet army units in Hungary are withdrawn.
1990 The current international law defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, is ratified for the first time by Norway.
1990 The Communist Party of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is founded in Moscow.
1988 Pope John Paul II canonizes 117 Vietnamese Martyrs.
1987 Basque separatist group ETA commits one of its most violent attacks, in which a bomb is set off in a supermarket, Hipercor, killing 21 and injuring 45.
1985 Members of the Revolutionary Party of Central American Workers, dressed as Salvadoran soldiers, attack the Zona Rosa area of San Salvador.
1978 Garfield's first comic strip, originally published locally as Jon in 1976, goes into nationwide syndication.
1965 Nguyễn Cao Kỳ becomes Prime Minister of South Vietnam at the head of a military junta; General Nguyễn Văn Thiệu becomes the figurehead chief of state.
1964 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
1961 Kuwait declares independence from the United Kingdom.
1960 The first NASCAR race was held at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
1953 Cold War: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing, in New York.
1947 Pan Am Flight 121 crashes in the Syrian Desert near Mayadin, Syria, killing 15 and injuring 21.
1943 The Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL merge for one season due to player shortages caused by World War II.
1934 The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the United States' Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
1921 The village of Knockcroghery, Ireland, was burned by British forces.
1913 Natives Land Act, 1913 in South Africa implemented.
1910 The first Father's Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
1903 Benito Mussolini, at the time a radical Socialist, is arrested by Bern police for advocating a violent general strike.
1875 The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins.
1867 Maximilian I of the Second Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro.
1865 Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are officially informed of their freedom. The anniversary was officially celebrated in Texas and other states as Juneteenth. On June 17, 2021, Juneteenth officially became a federal holiday in the United States.
1862 The U.S. Congress prohibits slavery in United States territories, nullifying Dred Scott v. Sandford.
1850 Princess Louise of the Netherlands marries Crown Prince Karl of Sweden–Norway.
1846 The first officially recorded, organized baseball game is played under Alexander Cartwright's rules on Hoboken, New Jersey's Elysian Fields with the New York Base Ball Club defeating the Knickerbockers 23–1. Cartwright umpired.
1821 Decisive defeat of the Filiki Eteria by the Ottomans at Drăgășani (in Wallachia).
1816 Battle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
1800 War of the Second Coalition Battle of Höchstädt results in a French victory over Austria.
1770 New Church Day: Emanuel Swedenborg wrote: "The Lord sent forth His twelve disciples, who followed Him in the world into the whole spiritual world to preach the Gospel that the Lord God Jesus Christ reigns. This took place on the 19th day of June, in the year 1770."
1718 At least 73,000 people died in the 1718 Tongwei–Gansu earthquake due to landslides in the Qing dynasty.
1586 English colonists leave Roanoke Island, after failing to establish England's first permanent settlement in North America.
1306 The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.
1179 The Battle of Kalvskinnet takes place outside Nidaros (now Trondheim), Norway. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the civil wars.
325 The original Nicene Creed is adopted at the First Council of Nicaea.
Famous People Born on June 19

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Year Name
1771 Joseph Diaz Gergonne, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1859)
1897 Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, English chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)
1978 Claudio Vargas, Dominican baseball player
1590 Philip Bell, British colonial governor (d. 1678)
1942 Merata Mita, New Zealand director and producer (d. 2010)
1913 Helene Madison, American swimmer (d. 1970)
1872 Theodore Payne, English-American gardener and botanist (d. 1963)
1928 Tommy DeVito, American singer and guitarist (d. 2020)
1976 Dennis Crowley, American businessman, co-founded Foursquare
1980 Dan Ellis, Canadian ice hockey player
Famous People Deaths On June 19

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Date Name
1805 Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée, French painter and educator (b. 1724)
1608 Alberico Gentili, Italian lawyer and jurist (b. 1551)
1542 Leo Jud, Swiss theologian and reformer (b. 1482)
1939 Grace Abbott, American social worker and activist (b. 1878)
1504 Bernhard Walther, German astronomer and humanist (b. 1430)
1282 Eleanor de Montfort, Welsh princess (b. 1252)
1941 C. V. Hartman, Swiss botanist and anthropologist (b. 1862)
1903 Herbert Vaughan, English cardinal (b. 1832)
1989 Betti Alver, Estonian author and poet (b. 1906)
1865 Evangelos Zappas, Greek-Romanian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1800)