June 19 in History – What happened on 19 June in Past

19 June - Today in History - Important historical events happened on this day in India and World History

According to Gregory calendar, on June 19, the day number in a year is 170 and if it is a leap year then the day number is 171. June 19 has a special significance in India and world history, because many such incidents have occurred on this day which have been recorded forever in the pages of history. Let's know some such important events which will increase your general knowledge. The facts collected will be as follows: People born on this day, demise of famous people, war treaty, freedom of any country, invention of new technologies, change of power, important National and International Day etc.

June 19 in History - Top Historical Events

YearEvent / Incidence / Incident
1179The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. The battle was fought between King Sverre Sigurdsson and Erling Skakke. Eriling was killed and the battle changed the course of Civil Wars.
1269Louis IX of France imposed a fine of ten livres of silver onJews found in public without a yellow badge.
1269King Louis of France issued an order to all the Jews to wear a badge of shame.
1586English colonies left Roanoke Island after failing to establish England’s first permanent settlement in North America. The establishment was financed by Sir Humphrey Gilbert. The final group of colonists disappeared during Anglo- Spanish war, three years after the last shipment of supplies from England. The Roanoke colony, known as the lost colony was located in today’s Dare County, North Carolina, USA.
1754The Albany Congress was organized by the seven British colonies and the Irkoui Indians.
1770The General Church of New Jerusalem was established.
1816Battle of Seven Oaks started between North West Company and Hudson’s Bay Company near Winnipeg, Canada. The main cause of dispute was Fur trade. It is also known as Pemmican War.
1816The Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company, rival fur-trading companies, engaged in a violent confrontation in present-day Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
1816In the Battle of Seven Oaks the Hudson Bay Company was defeated by the North West Company in Canada, near Winnipeg.
1846The first officially recorded baseball game using modern rules developed by Alexander Cartwright was played in Hoboken, New Jersey, US.
1850Louise of the Netherlands married Crown Prince Karl of Sweden-Norway.
1861Francis Peerpont was elected provisional governor of West Virginia.
1862The U.S. Congress prohibited slavery in United States territories, nullifying Dread Scott Vs. Stanford. Dred Scott Vs. Stanford was a decision by the US Supreme Court which held that African Americans, whether enslaved or free, could not be American citizens and therefore had no standing to sue in Federal court.
1865Union General Graner freed all slaves in Texas.
1867Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico was executed by firing squad in Querétaro.
1875The US Marine Hospital was formally inaugurated in the Presidio.
1899Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations premiered in London.
1910Father's Day was first celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
1921The Christians of Turkey and Palestine signed the Friendship Agreement against the Jews.
1933The Austrian government banned Nazi organizations.
1938Italy defeated Hungary by 4-2 runs and won the World Cup.
1939Former American baseball player Lou Gehrig was diagnosed withamyotrophic lateral sclerosis, now commonly known in the United Statesas 'Lou Gehrig's Disease'.
1944World War II-The navies of the United States and Imperial Japan engaged each other off the Mariana Islands in the Philippine Sea.
1948The Soviet Union closed the roads leading to West Berlin.
1953Americans Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed as spies whopassed U.S. nuclear weapons secrets to the Soviet Union.
1961Kuwait declared independence from the United Kingdom. It was a British Protectorate between 1899 and 1961. After the independence, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Salim Al-Sabah became the king.
1961Kuwait declared independence from the United Kingdom.
1961Kuwait declared independence from England.
196850,000 people demonstrated for economic justice under the leadership of Martin Luther King.
1970The Patent Cooperation Treaty, an international law treaty, was signed, providing a unified procedure for filing patent applications to protect inventions.
1978Garfield, created by American cartoonist Jim Davis, made itsdebut, eventually becoming one of the world's most widely syndicatedcomic strips.
1981India successfully launched the Apple satellite.
1987Basque separatist group ETA detonated a car bomb at theHipercor shopping centre in Barcelona, killing 21 people and injuring 45others.
1987Louis IV was crowned King of France.
1991The Soviet occupation of Hungary ended. It was captured by the Soviet Union during World War-II and the occupation lasted for 45 years. In the rise of the Revolutions of 1989,the Soivet troops started leaving Hungary and the last group of Soviet soldiers left Hungary on 19 June 1991.
1991The last Red Army soldiers left Hungary, ending the Soviet occupation.
1991Hungary was liberated by the Soviet Union from its occupation.
1994Ernesto Semper became the President of Colombia.
1996Famous umpire Dickie Bird M.C.C. Awarded lifetime membership of.
2006The ceremonial 'first stone' of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault,a facility established to preserve a wide variety of plant seeds fromlocations worldwide in an underground cavern in Spitsbergen, Norway, waslaid.
2009The War in Afghanistan-British forces began OperationPanther's Claw, in which more than 350 troops made an aerial assault onTaliban positions in Southern Afghanistan.
2009Mass riots involving over 10,000 people and 10,000 policeofficers broke out in Shishou, China, over the dubious circumstancessurrounding the death of a local chef.
2010The wedding of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden and Daniel Westling was held at Storkyrkan in Stockholm Cathedral. Westling thereby acquired Victoria’s ducal title, becoming a Swedish prince and Duke of Västergötland. This wedding has been described as Europe’s biggest Royal wedding since The Prince of Wales married Lady Diana.
2012Wikileaks founder Julian Assange requested asylum in London’s Ecuadorian Embassy for fear of extradition to the US after publication of some classified documents including civilian killings by US Army.
2014Felipe VI, Prince of Asturias, held the Spanish throne following the abduction of his father, Juan Carlos I.



Famous Birthdays of June 19:

YearName / Profession / Country
1947John Ralston Saul / Author / Canada
1960Johnny Gray / Runner / United States of America
1923Bob Hank / Footballer / Australia
1973Jahine Arnold / Footballer / United States of America
1926Erna Schneider Hoover / Mathematician / United States of America
1980Dan Ellis / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
1932Pier Angeli / Actress / Italy
1973Yuko Nakazawa / Singer / Japan
1934Gérard Latortue / Politician / Haiti
1915Julius Schwartz / Publisher / United States of America
1969Thomas Breitling / Business Man / United States of America
1928Elizabeth Connelly / Politician / United States of America
1985José Ernesto Sosa / Footballer / Argentina
1840Georg Karl Maria Seidlitz / Academic / Germany
1938Jean-Claude Labrecque / Director / Canada
1973Yasuhiko Yabuta / Baseball Player / Japan
1947Salman Rushdie / Novelist / India
1982Chris Vermeulen / Motorcycle Racer / Australia
1897Moe Howard / Comedian / United States of America
1957Anna Lindh / Politician / Sweden
1701François Rebel / Violinist / France
1976Anita Wilson / Writer / United States of America
1928Nancy Marchand / Actress / United States of America
1947Linda Myers / Archer / United States of America
1964Brent Goulet / Footballer / United States of America
1964Bill Barretta / Actor / United States of America
1861Douglas Haig / Field Marshal / Scotland
1900Laura Z. Hobson / Author / United States of America
1963Rory Underwood / Rugby Player / United Kingdom
1985Ai Miyazato / Golfer / Japan

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