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June 19th

June 19th is the 170th day of the year (171st day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 195 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about June 19th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on June 19th

1566 King James I of England (was also King James VI of Scotland)

1595 Guru Hargobind (Sikh Guru)

1623 Blaise Pascal (mathematician, philospher, inventor)

Blaise Pascal

1861 Douglas Haig (British military leader)

1896 Wallis Simpson (Duchess of Windsor, wife of Edward VIII who abdicated as King of Great Britain so as to marry her).
Wallis Simpson, later Duchess of Windsor

1903 Lou Gehrig (baseball player)

1924 Ray Noorda (businessman - chairman of Novell 1982-1984)

1928 Barry Took (comedian, writer)

1947 Salman Rushdie (author)

Salman Rushdie

1952 Bob Ainsworth (British politician)

1954 Kathleen Turner (actress)

1962 Paula Abdul (singer, dancer)

Paula Abdul

1963 Rory Underwood (rugby player)

1964 Boris Johnson (Mayor of London 2008-2016, British Prime Minister)

1965 Sadie Frost (actress)

1967 Mia Sara (actress)

1977 Rebecca Loos (model, media personality)

1978 Zoe Saldana (actress)

June 19th in History

1862 US Congress prohibits slavery in United States territories.

1865 Slaves in Galveston, Texas are informed of their freedom, two years after the Emancipation Proclamation. The anniversary of this event is celebrated today as Juneteenth.

1867 Archduke Maximilian of Habsburg (Emperor of Mexico 1864-1867) is executed by firing squad.

1934 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) established.

1953 Ethel and Julius Rosenberg executed.

1961 Kuwait declares independence from UK.

1978 Garfield comic strip debuts.

1979 Debut of the Garfield comic strip.

June 19th is also

Juneteenth - Celebrates emanicipation of slaves in the US


People born on June 19th are Gemini


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