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    • June 19, 0240 #NAME?

    • June 19, 1179 "The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the civil wars."

    • June 19, 1269 King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver.

    • June 19, 1306 The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.

    • June 19, 1586 English colonists sailed from Roanoke Island NC

    • June 19, 1754 Albany Congress held by 7 British colonies & Iroquois indians

    • June 19, 1770 Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.

    • June 19, 1778 Washington's troops finally leave Valley Forge

    • June 19, 1807 Admiral Dmitry Senyavin destroys the Ottoman fleet in the Battle of Athos.

    • June 19, 1815 "Napoleon defeated at Waterloo by Duke Wellington and was exiled to St. Helena where he died on May 8, 1821."

    • June 19, 1816 "Battle of Seven Oaks between Northwest Company and Hudson Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada."

    • June 19, 1821 Decisive defeat of the Philik Etairea by the Ottomans at Drgani (in Wallachia).

    • June 19, 1835 New Orleans gives US govt Jackson Square to be used as a mint

    • June 19, 1846 "First baseball game (Cartwright Rules)-NY Nines 23, Knickerbockers 1"

    • June 19, 1846 "The first baseball game under recognizable modern rules is played in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States."

    • June 19, 1850 Louise of the Netherlands marries Crown Prince Karl of Sweden-Norway.

    • June 19, 1861 Anaheim Post Office established

    • June 19, 1862 Slavery outlawed in US territories

    • June 19, 1862 "U.S. Congress prohibits slavery in United States territories, nullifying the Dred Scott Case."

    • June 19, 1864 "CSS ""Alabama"" sunk by USS ""Kearsarge"" off Cherbourg, France"

    • June 19, 1865 All slaves in Texas freed

    • June 19, 1865 "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."

    • June 19, 1867 "Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Quertaro, Quertaro."

    • June 19, 1867 "The first Belmont Stakes, Ruthless wins"

    • June 19, 1868 Maj Gen E R S Canby removes mayor of Columbia SC

    • June 19, 1870 "After all of the Southern States are formally readmitted to the United States of America, the Confederate States of America ceases to exist."

    • June 19, 1875 Formal opening of US Marine Hospital at Presidio

    • June 19, 1910 "Father's Day celebrated for first time (Spokane, Wash)"

    • June 19, 1914 A radiotelegraphic link is established between Germany and the United States and German Emperor Wilhelm II and US President Woodrow Wilson exchange telegrams to mark the event.

    • June 19, 1917 "After WW I King George V ordered members of British royal family to dispense with German titles & surnames, they take the name Windsor"

    • June 19, 1928 "Amelia Erhart flies across the Atlantic Ocean, the first woman to do so in a 21-hour flight to Wales."

    • June 19, 1930 C Jackson & H E Wood discovers asteroid #1595 Tanga

    • June 19, 1931 The first photoelectric cell installed commercially West Haven Ct

    • June 19, 1932 "Hailstones kill 200 in Hunan Province, China PR"

    • June 19, 1934 Federal Communications Commission (FCC) created

    • June 19, 1934 The Communications Act of 1934 establishes the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

    • June 19, 1938 """Olympian Flyer"" express train crashes in Montana, killing 47"

    • June 19, 1938 Italy beats Hungary 4-1 in soccer's 3rd World Cup at Paris

    • June 19, 1938 Italy defeats Hungary 4-2 during the 1938 FIFA World Cup to become the first national team to defend a title.

    • June 19, 1940 """Brenda Starr,"" first cartoon strip by a woman, appears in Chicago"

    • June 19, 1940 "HMS ORPHEUS, sunk north of Tobruk, eastern Libya by Italian destroyer ""Turbine""."

    • June 19, 1943 "Race riots occur in Beaumont, Texas."

    • June 19, 1944 The Battle of the Philippine Sea takes place.

    • June 19, 1946 On television for the first time a sports spectacular-Joe Louis vs Billy Conn

    • June 19, 1947 "The first plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca"

    • June 19, 1949 "NASCAR sanctions the first ""strictly stock"" race, which will evolve into the modern Nextel Cup. Jim Roper wins the event."

    • June 19, 1950 A G Wilson discovers asteroid #1980 Tezcatlipoca

    • June 19, 1952 """I've Got A Secret"" debuted on CBS with Garry Moore as host"

    • June 19, 1952 "1 RAR in action in Jamestown Line, Korea"

    • June 19, 1953 "Albert W Dent, elected president of Natl Health Council"

    • June 19, 1959 Senate rejects Ike's appointment of Lewis Strauss for Sec of Comm

    • June 19, 1961 Kuwait declares independence from the United Kingdom.

    • June 19, 1961 US Supreme Court struck down a provision in Md's constitution requiring state office holders to believe in God

    • June 19, 1963 2 Russian space missions return to Earth

    • June 19, 1963 Charter members of Canadian Football Hall of Fame chosen

    • June 19, 1963 Valentina Tereshkova first woman in space returns to Earth

    • June 19, 1967 Paul McCartney admits on TV that he took LSD

    • June 19, 1968 "50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People's Campaign"

    • June 19, 1968 Number one hit on UK music charts - The Rolling Stones - Jumping Jack Flash

    • June 19, 1969 "State troopers ordered to Cairo Ill, to quell racial disturbances"

    • June 19, 1970 A Nikolayev & V Sevastyanov return after 18 days in Soyuz 9

    • June 19, 1970 "Jim Bouton's controversial ""Ball Four"" is published"

    • June 19, 1970 The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is signed.

    • June 19, 1970 UK hist Edward Heath becomes Prime Minister

    • June 19, 1971 "Mayor declares state of emergency in Columbus Ga, racial disturbance"

    • June 19, 1971 Number one hit on UK music charts - Middle Of The Road - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep

    • June 19, 1973 "Pete Rose & Willie Davis both get career hit # 2,000"

    • June 19, 1974 "KC Royal Steve Busby 2nd no-hitter beats Milwaukee Brewers, 2-0"

    • June 19, 1976 US Viking 1 goes into Martian orbit after 10-month flight from Earth

    • June 19, 1977 Pope Paul VI makes 19th-cen bishop John Neumann first US male saint

    • June 19, 1978 Garfield comic strip launches.

    • June 19, 1981 Boeing commercial Chinook 2-rotor helicopter is certified

    • June 19, 1981 European Space Agency's Ariane carries 2 satellites into orbit

    • June 19, 1981 "Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, S Africa"

    • June 19, 1981 "India's APPLE satellite, first to be stabilized on 3 axes, launched"

    • June 19, 1982 "In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped."

    • June 19, 1984 The first live TV appearance by Chief Justice Warren Burger (Nightline)

    • June 19, 1985 Reggie Jackson hits his 513th HR to move into 10th place

    • June 19, 1986 Argentina beats West Germany 3-2 in soccer's 13th World Cup

    • June 19, 1987 "Ben & Jerry Ice Cream & Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia announce new Ice Cream flavor, Cherry Garcia"

    • June 19, 1987 "ETA commits one of its most violent attacks, in which a bomb is set off in a supermarket, Hipercor, killing 21 and injuring 45."

    • June 19, 1987 Geffen records sign their first artist (Donna Summer)

    • June 19, 1987 Wee Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak ends

    • June 19, 1988 "Danny Spitz, heavy metal artist (Anthrax), weds Valerie"

    • June 19, 1991 2 of Mia Farrow's daughters arrested for shoplifting lingerie

    • June 19, 1999 "Dallas Stars defeat the Buffalo Sabres in 3OT to win the Stanley Cup Buffalo, NY"

    • June 19, 2000 The last rail on the order books of Sysco (Sydney Steel) is rolled.

    • June 19, 2009 "Jun 19, 2009 Avery Grace C. was born at 7:31 PM. Such a beautiful baby. - Canada"

    • June 19, 2010 Happy FIRST Birthday Avery - Canada







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