June 19, 2024 is the 171st day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 195 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.
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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.
June 19 Historical Event(s)
English colonists leave Roanoke Island, after failing to establish England’s first permanent settlement in North America.
Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.
Over two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are finally informed of their freedom. The anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas and 13 other contiguous states as Juneteenth.
After all of the Southern States are formally readmitted to the United States, the Confederate States of America ceases to exist.
The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins.
The first Father’s Day is celebrated in Spokane, Washington.
World War II: First day of the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
Shiv Sena a political party in India is founded in Mumbai.
Garfield, holder of the Guinness World Record for the world’s most widely syndicated comic strip, makes its debut.
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.
Who were born on June 19?
David Jayne Hill, American diplomat (d. 1932)
Dame May Whitty, English entertainer (d. 1948)
Radovan Karadžić, Serbian-Bosnian politician
Brian McBride, American soccer player
Jahine Arnold, American football player
Hugh Dancy, English actor
Alexander Frolov, Russian hockey player
Trevor Hamilton, Northern Irish murderer
Mark Selby, British snooker player
Paul Dano, American actor
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