June 19

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July 5, 2022

June 19 is the 170th day of the year. 171. in leap years. There are 195 days left in the year.

Name day

Norway: Erling and Elling. Sweden: Germund and Görel. Denmark: Gervasius.

History

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.

Births

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

Deaths

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,