June 19: Day of the Week
June 19, 2020 is the 171st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 195 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1269King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver.
- 1306The Earl of Pembroke’s army defeats Bruce’s Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.
- 1821Decisive defeat of the Philikí Etaireía by the Ottomans at Drăgăşani (in Wallachia).
- 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.
- 1913Natives’ Land Act in South Africa implemented.
- 1934The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the United States’ Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
- 1970The Patent Cooperation Treaty is signed.
- 1990The current international law defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, is ratified for the first time by Norway.
- 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?
- 1771Joseph Gergonne, French mathematician (d. 1859)
- 1861Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, British World War I military figure (d. 1928)
- 1930François Abadie, French politician (d. 2001)
- 1945Radovan Karadžić, Serbian-Bosnian politician
- 1946Jimmy Greenhoff, English footballer
- 1953Hilary Jones, English TV doctor
- 1957Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (d. 2003)
- 1964Laura Ingraham, American radio host and political commentator
- 1974Bumper Robinson, American actor and voice artist
- 1986Dimitris Sialmas, Greek footballer
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