June 19: Day of the Week
June 19, 2021 is the 170th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 195 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 1179The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the civil wars.
- 1269King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver.
- 1875The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins.
- 1910The first Father’s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
- 1913Natives’ Land Act in South Africa implemented.
- 1934The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
- 1964The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
- 1966Shiv Sena a political party in India is founded in Mumbai.
- 1982In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped.
- 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?
- 1874Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer (d. 1941)
- 1912Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (d. 2005)
- 1915Julius Schwartz, American editor and agent (d. 2004)
- 1924Leo Nomellini, American football player (d. 2000)
- 1933Viktor Patsayev, Soviet cosmonaut (d. 1971)
- 1954Kathleen Turner, American actress
- 1957Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (d. 2003)
- 1961Frank Mischke, German footballer
- 1973Yuko Nakazawa, Japanese singer
- 1982Michael Yarmush, American actor
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