June 19: Day of the Week
June 19, 2019 was the 170th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 195 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac 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.
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June 19 Historical Event(s)
- 1306The Earl of Pembroke’s army defeats Bruce’s Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.
- 1770Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.
- 1846The 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.
- 1850Princess Louise of the Netherlands marries Crown Prince Karl of Sweden-Norway.
- 1867Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro.
- 1910The first Father’s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
- 1934The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
- 1966Shiv Sena a political party in India is founded in Mumbai.
- 1978Garfield, holder of the Guinness World Record for the world’s most widely syndicated comic strip, makes its debut.
- 1982In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped.
Who were born on June 19?
- 1633Philipp van Limborch, Dutch Protestant theologian (d. 1712)
- 1795James Braid, Scottish surgeon and pioneer of Hypnotherapy (d.1860)
- 1858Sam Walter Foss, American librarian and poet (d. 1911)
- 1865Dame May Whitty, English entertainer (d. 1948)
- 1898James Joseph Sweeney, American Catholic prelate (d. 1968)
- 1956Doug Stone, American singer
- 1958Meredith Brooks, American singer/songwriter
- 1979John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer
- 1980Milka Loff Fernandes, German actress
- 1986Marvin Williams, American basketball player
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