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Events Throughout History

Historical Events for June 19th

  • Year 1179 » The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the Civil war era in Norway named civil wars.
  • Year 1269 » King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten French livre called livres of silver.
  • Year 1821 » Decisive defeat of the Filiki Eteria by the Ottomans at Drăgășani (in Wallachia).
  • Year 1821 » Coronation of George IV of the United Kingdom.
  • Year 1850 » Princess Louise of the Netherlands marries Charles XV of Sweden or Crown Prince Karl of Sweden–Norway.
  • Year 1862 » The United States Congress named U.S. Congress prohibits slavery in United States territories, nullifying Dred Scott v. Sandford.
  • Year 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 41 other contiguous states as Juneteenth.
  • Year 1867 » Maximilian I of Mexico e.g Maximilian I of the Second Mexican Empire is executed by a Execution by firing squad named firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro.
  • Year 1875 » The Herzegovina Uprising (1875–77) e.g Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins.
  • Year 1911 » the Norwegian football club Molde FK was founded.
  • Year 1913 » Natives Land Act, 1913 in South Africa implemented.
  • Year 1944 » World War II: First day of the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
  • Year 1953 » Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed at Sing Sing, in New York.
  • Year 1961 » Kuwait declares independence from the United Kingdom.
  • Year 1964 » The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
  • Year 1965 » Nguyễn Cao Kỳ becomes Prime Minister of South Vietnam at the head of a military junta; General Nguyễn Văn Thiệu becomes the figurehead chief of state.
  • Year 1966 » Shiv Sena a political party in India is founded in Mumbai.
  • Year 1970 » The Patent Cooperation Treaty is signed.
  • Year 1982 » In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University of Beirut, is kidnapped.
  • Year 1985 » Members of the Revolutionary Party of Central American Workers, dressed as El Salvador or Salvadoran soldiers, 1985 Zona Rosa attacks known as attack the Zona Rosa area of San Salvador.
  • Year 1990 » The Communist Party of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic is founded in Moscow.
  • Year 1990 » The current international law defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, is ratified for the first time by Norway.
  • Year 1991 » The Soviet occupation of Hungary ends.
  • Year 2009 » Shishou incident or Mass 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.
  • Year 2009 » 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.
  • Year 2010 » The Wedding of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, and Daniel Westling was held at Storkyrkan in Stockholm.
  • Year 2014 » Felipe VI of Spain Felipe VI, Prince of Asturias, rises to the Monarchy of Spain Spanish throne following the abdication of his father, Juan Carlos I of Spain Juan Carlos I.

World History for the Month of June