June 19 is the 170th day of the year. 171. in leap years. There are 195 days left in the year.
Norway: Erling and Elling.
Sweden: Germund and Görel.
0325 - Christianity: The Nicene Creed is adopted by the Council of Nicaea.
1179 - The Battle of Kalvskinnet, where the Birkebeiner flock under Sverre Sigurdsson defeats forces loyal to Magnus Erlingsson.
1269 - Louis IX of France introduces a fine for all Jews who go without a yellow identification mark.
1867 - Mexican Emperor Maximilian of Mexico is assassinated.
1911 - Molde Football Club is founded
1961 - Kuwait becomes independent.
1970 - The Nature Conservation Act is passed by the Storting.
1976 - King Charles XVI Gustaf of Sweden marries Queen Silvia of Sweden.
1977 - The SI system is introduced in Norway.
1978 - The comic strip Pusur debuts in 41 American newspapers.
1987 - ETA carries out a bomb attack in Barcelona. 18 people are killed.
1999 - Sjarken «Kai Frode» hits ground at Nordkyn. Two perish.
2009 - Pakistani forces launch Operation Rah-e-Nijat, attempting to take control of the South Waziristan region.
2010 - Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden marries Daniel Westling.
2014 - Due to huge rain masses, there will be major floods in Bulgaria.
See more who were born June 19 in Category: Births June 19.
1566 - James I of England and VI of Scotland (d. 1625)
1623 - Blaise Pascal, French mathematician (d. 1662)
1834 - Charles Spurgeon, British preacher (d. 1892)
1861 - José Rizal, Philippine freedom fighter (d. 1896)
1874 - Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer and physicist (d. 1941)
1917 - Karl Viktor Hall, Norwegian doctor (d. 2001)
1922 - Aage Niels Bohr, Danish physicist and Nobel Prize winner (physics) (d. 2009)
1925 - Arnstein Johansen, Norwegian musician (d. 2013)
1926 - Josef Nesvadba, Czech author (d. 2005)
1928 - Nancy Marchand, American actress (d. 2000)
1935 - Arne Haugestad, Norwegian Supreme Court lawyer (d. 2008)
1936 - Peter Corterier, German politician (d. 2017)
1939 - Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Spanish author (d. 2003)
1940 - Tor Røste Fossen, Norwegian football player and national team coach (d. 2017)
1941 - Magnus Härenstam, Swedish actor (d. 2015)
1941 - Václav Klaus, Czech president
1941 - Finn Wagle, Norwegian bishop
1945 - Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician and Nobel laureate
1945 - Radovan Karadžić or in Serbian Cyrillic: Радован Караџић, Bosnian politician and war criminal
1947 - Salman Rushdie, Indian writer
1947 - Agnethe Davidsen, Greenlandic politician (d. 2007)
1948 - Nick Drake, British singer (d. 1974)
1948 - Erik Schinegger, Austrian mountaineer
1950 - Elisabeth Rue Strencbo, Norwegian politician
1952 - Sidsel Endresen, Norwegian jazz musician
1954 - Jon Jæger Gåsvatn, Norwegian politician
1956 - Nils Johnson, Norwegian actor
1957 - Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (d. 2003)
1958 - Espen Gangvik, Norwegian sculptor
1958 - Siri Bjerke, Norwegian politician
1959 - Christian Wulff, German politician
1962 - Paula Abdul, American musician
1964 - Boris Johnson, British politician
1967 - Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian cross-country skier
1969 - Bård Tufte Johansen, Norwegian comedian
1978 - Dagny Mellgren, Norwegian football player
1983 - Mark Selby, British snooker player
1985 - José Ernesto Sosa, Argentine footballer
See more who died June 19 in Category: Deaths June 19.
1786 - Nathanael Greene, American general (b. 1742)
1902 - King Albert I of Saxony (b. 1828)
1974 - Aasmund Brynildsen, Norwegian author and translator (b. 1917)
1993 - William Golding, British author (b. 1911)
1997 - Franco Scaglione, Italian car designer (b. 1916)
2007 - Antonio Aguilar, Mexican actor, singer and author (b. 1919)
2008 - Antonio Bibalo, Italian-Norwegian composer (b. 1922)
2009 - Karyn de Laine Bennett-Lund, Norwegian-American journalist (b. 1952)
2012 - Richard Lynch,