June 19th Events

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June 19th, 2006 (June 19 2006)EventPrime ministers of several northern European nations participate in a ceremonial "laying of the first stone" at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway.
June 19th, 1987 (June 19 1987)EventThe ETA commits one of its most violent attacks, in which a bomb is set off in a supermarket, Hipercor, killing 21 and injuring 45.
June 19th, 1986 (June 19 1986)EventLen Bias, an American college basketball player suffered a fatal cardiac arrhythmia that resulted from a cocaine overdose less than 48 hours after being selected by the Boston Celtics.
June 19th, 1982 (June 19 1982)EventIn one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped.
June 19th, 1982 (June 19 1982)EventThe body of God s Banker, Roberto Calvi is found hanging beneath Blackfriars Bridge in London.
June 19th, 1970 (June 19 1970)EventThe Patent Cooperation Treaty is signed.
June 19th, 1961 (June 19 1961)EventKuwait declares independence from the United Kingdom.
June 19th, 1953 (June 19 1953)EventJulius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing, in New York.
June 19th, 1944 (June 19 1944)EventWorld War II: First day of the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
June 19th, 1943 (June 19 1943)EventRace riots occur in Beaumont, Texas.
June 19th, 1934 (June 19 1934)EventThe Communications Act of 1934 establishes the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
June 19th, 1914 (June 19 1914)EventA radiotelegraphic link is established between Germany and the United States. German Emperor Wilhelm II and U.S. President Woodrow Wilson exchange telegrams to mark the event.
June 19th, 1910 (June 19 1910)EventThe first Father s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
June 19th, 1875 (June 19 1875)EventThe Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins.Tom Ze Quotes
June 19th, 1870 (June 19 1870)EventAfter all of the Southern States are formally readmitted to the United States, the Confederate States of America ceases to exist.
June 19th, 1867 (June 19 1867)EventMaximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Queretaro, Queretaro.
June 19th, 1865 (June 19 1865)EventOver two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are finally informed of their freedom. The anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas and 13 other contiguous states as Juneteenth.
June 19th, 1862 (June 19 1862)EventU.S. Congress prohibits slavery in United States territories, nullifying the Dred Scott Case.
June 19th, 1850 (June 19 1850)EventPrincess Louise of the Netherlands marries Crown Prince Karl of Sweden-Norway.
June 19th, 1846 (June 19 1846)EventThe first baseball game under recognizable modern rules is played in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States.
June 19th, 1821 (June 19 1821)EventDecisive defeat of the Philiki Etaireia by the Ottomans at Dragasani (in Wallachia).
June 19th, 1816 (June 19 1816)EventBattle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson s Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
June 19th, 1807 (June 19 1807)EventAdmiral Dmitry Senyavin destroys the Ottoman fleet in the Battle of Athos.
June 19th, 1770 (June 19 1770)EventEmanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.Emanuel Swedenborg Quotes
June 19th, 1306 (June 19 1306)EventThe Earl of Pembroke s army defeats Bruce s Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.
June 19th, 1269 (June 19 1269)EventKing Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver. Louis IX of France Quotes
June 19th, 1179 (June 19 1179)EventThe Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the civil wars.

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