June 19

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July 6, 2022

June 19 is the 170th day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar (171st day in a leap year). There are 195 days left in the year.

Name days

Finnish calendar: Siiri Finnish-Swedish calendar: Sigrid, Siri orthodox calendar: Judah Sámi calendar: Sikká in older calendars: Barnabas, Germund, Gerwasius, Jöns, Osmi, Servasius

Events

1306 – Robert the Bruce's Scottish rebels are defeated by the Earl of Pembroke's forces at the Battle of Methven. 1652 – The town of Pietarsaari was founded. 1846 - The first baseball game under modern rules was played in Hoboken, New Jersey. 1860 - Louise of Nassau-Orania and King Charles XV of Sweden-Norway were married. 1912 – The eight-hour workday was introduced in the United States. 1924 – Paavo Nurmi ran the 1,500 and 5,000 m world records. 1934 – The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), which regulates radio and television broadcasting, is established in the United States. 1949 – NASCAR confirmed the result of the first strictly stock race, which evolved into the current Nextel Cup. 1960 - Three Formula 1 drivers were killed: Alan Stacey and Chris Bristow at the Belgian GP and Jimmy Bryan at Langhorne Speedway. 1970 – The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) was signed, which later made it easier to apply for global patents. 1976 - Sweden's King Karle XVI Gustav and Silvia Sommerlath got married. 1978 – The Karvinen cartoon began to appear. 1997 – Finland's first prison museum was opened in Hämeenlinna next to Hämeenlinna in a county prison that had fallen into disuse in 1993. 1997 - The McLibel trial ended with a victory for McDonald's. 2010 – Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling got married. 2016 – 15 children drowned in a boat accident in Säämäjärvi in ​​Karelia, Russia.

Born

1566 – James I, first king of Great Britain (d. 1625) 1623 – Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist and religious philosopher (Pascal's Triangle) (d. 1662) 1764 - José Gervasio Artigas, the "father" of Uruguay (d. 1850) 1786 – Fyodor Glinka, Russian poet (d. 1880) 1824 – Alfred Brynolf Roos, Finnish vicar, parliamentarian and hymn poet (d. 1873) 1834 – C. H. Spurgeon, English preacher and pastor (d. 1892) 1854 – Alfredo Catalani, Italian composer (La Wally) (d. 1893) 1854 – Hjalmar Mellin, Finnish mathematician (d. 1933) 1856 – Elbert Hubbard, American publisher and author (d. 1915) 1861 – Douglas Haig, English field marshal (d. 1928) 1861 – José Rizal, Filipino doctor, writer and nationalist (d. 1896) 1865 – Alfred Hugenberg, German entrepreneur and politician (d. 1951) 1865 – George Granfelt, Finnish Court of Appeal advisor and RKP MP (d. 1917) 1865 – May Whitty, British actress (d. 1948) 1872 – Juho Vennola, Prime Minister of Finland (1919–1920 and 1921–1922) (d. 1938) 1877 – Charles Coburn, American actor (d. 1961) 1891 – John Heartfield, German artist (d. 1968) 1896 - Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor (wife of Edward VIII) (d. 1986) 1897 – Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, English physical chemist who won the 1956 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (d. 1967) 1897 – Ilmari Pimiä, Finnish writer (d. 1989) 1902 – Guy Lombardo, Canadian-American conductor (d. 1977) 1903 – Henry Louis Gehrig ("Lou Gehrig"), American baseball player (d. 1941) 1905 – Taneli Kuusisto, Finnish composer, pianist, organist and choir director (d. 1988) 1906 – Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist who received the 1945 Nobel Prize in Medicine (d. 1979) 1907 – Bruno Laakko, American-Finnish musician (d. 1989) 1909 - Shūji Tsushima ("Osamu Dazai"), Japanese writer (No longer human) (d. 1948) 1910 –