About June 19

June 19, 2021 is the 170th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 195 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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Gemini is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 227 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 19

  • 1586
    English colonists leave Roanoke Island, after failing to establish England’s first permanent settlement in North America.
  • 1770
    Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.
  • 1821
    Decisive defeat of the Philikí Etaireía by the Ottomans at Drăgăşani (in Wallachia).
  • 1846
    The first officially recorded, organized baseball match 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.
  • 1862
    The U.S. Congress prohibits slavery in United States territories, nullifying Dred Scott v. Sandford.
  • 1867
    Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro.
  • 1870
    After all of the Southern States are formally readmitted to the United States, the Confederate States of America ceases to exist.
  • 1875
    The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins.
  • 1910
    The first Father’s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
  • 1934
    The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
  • 1953
    Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing, in New York.
  • 1961
    Kuwait declares independence from the United Kingdom.
  • 1966
    Shiv Sena a political party in India is founded in Mumbai.
  • 1982
    In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped.
  • 1982
    The body of God’s Banker, Roberto Calvi is found hanging beneath Blackfriars Bridge in London.
  • 1985
    Members of the Revolutionary Party of Central American Workers, dressed as Salvadoran soldiers, attack the Zona Rosa area of San Salvador.
  • 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.
  • 1991
    The Soviet occupation of Hungary ends.
  • 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.

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