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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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.
- 1586English colonists leave Roanoke Island, after failing to establish England’s first permanent settlement in North America.
- 1816Battle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson’s Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
- 1862The U.S. Congress prohibits slavery in United States territories, nullifying Dred Scott v. Sandford.
- 1870After all of the Southern States are formally readmitted to the United States, the Confederate States of America ceases to exist.
- 1964The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
- 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?
- 1595Guru Hargobind, Indian religious figure (d. 1644)
- 1897Moe Howard, American actor (d. 1975)
- 1900Laura Z. Hobson, American novelist (d. 1986)
- 1906Walter Rauff, German colonel (d. 1984)
- 1958Sergei Makarov, Russian hockey player
- 1969Lara Spencer, American TV personality
- 1972Dennis Lyxzén, Swedish musician
- 1978Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball player
- 1980Nuno Santos, Portuguese footballer
- 1983Mark Selby, British snooker player
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