June 19: Day of the Week
June 19, 2020 was the 171st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 195 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1306The Earl of Pembroke’s army defeats Bruce’s Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.
- 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.
- 1953Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing, in New York.
- 1966Shiv Sena a political party in India is founded in Mumbai.
- 1970The Patent Cooperation Treaty is signed.
- 1978Garfield, holder of the Guinness World Record for the world’s most widely syndicated comic strip, makes its debut.
- 1982In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped.
- 1991The Soviet occupation of Hungary ends.
- 2009Mass riots involving over 10,000 people and 10,000 police officers break out in Shishou, China, over the dubious circumstances surrounding the death of a local chef.
Who were born on June 19?
- 1936Marisa Galvany, American soprano
- 1942Elaine McFarlane, American singer
- 1961Frank Mischke, German footballer
- 1965Luc Donckerwolke, Belgian car designer
- 1967Mia Sara, American actress
- 1970Quincy Watts, American athlete
- 1974Bumper Robinson, American actor and voice artist
- 1975Geoff Ramsey, voice of Grif from Red vs Blue
- 1978Zoe Saldana, American actress
- 1979José Kléberson, Brazilian football player
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