June 19: Day of the Week
June 19, 2021 was the 170th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 195 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 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.
- 1862The U.S. Congress prohibits slavery in United States territories, nullifying Dred Scott v. Sandford.
- 1875The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins.
- 1913Natives’ Land Act in South Africa implemented.
- 1934The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
- 1944World War II: First day of the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
- 1985Members of the Revolutionary Party of Central American Workers, dressed as Salvadoran soldiers, attack the Zona Rosa area of San Salvador.
- 1987Basque 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.
- 1991The Soviet occupation of Hungary ends.
- 2009War 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.
Who were born on June 19?
- 1897Moe Howard, American actor (d. 1975)
- 1903Wally Hammond, English cricketer (d. 1965)
- 1917Joshua Nkomo, Zimbabweian politician (d. 1999)
- 1942Merata Mita, New Zealander filmmaker (d. 2010)
- 1947Salman Rushdie, Indian author
- 1950Ann Wilson, American musician
- 1953Larry Dunn, American musician
- 1973Yuko Nakazawa, Japanese singer
- 1977Rebecca Loos, Dutch model
- 1983Mark Selby, British snooker player
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