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  1. About Juneteenth: an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865 announcement of the emancipation of enslaved African Americans throughout the former Confederate States of America.

  2. American Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan has been touring non-stop since June of 1988 on what is now called the “Never Ending Tour”. He played his 3,000th show of the tour on April 19, 2019.

  3. During WWII the British Army set off 19 massive mines underneath the German front lines at the Battle of Messines. The Messines mines' combined explosion at once on 7 June 1917 killed more people than any other non-nuclear man-made explosion in history: 10,000 German soldiers.

  4. The body of 14th century conqueror Tamerlane was exhumed June 19, 1941 by Soviet anthropologist Mikhail Gerasimov. It was inscribed with the words, "When I rise from the dead, the world shall tremble." Three days later Adolf Hitler launched the largest invasion of all time against the Soviets.

  5. The Battle of the Philippine Sea took place from June 19 to June 20, 1944 just west of the Marianna Islands. As the Marines were storming the beaches of Saipan, the Japanese decided to move their entire fleet to the Marianna Islands to engage the Americans in a decisive conflict. The result was an American victory that all but destroyed the Japanese fleet.

  6. The first baseball game was played on Elysian Fields in Hoboken, New Jersey on June 19, 1846 between the Knickerbocker Club and the New York Nine. Today all that remains of the field are concrete and bronze "base" monuments on the sidewalk corners at the intersection where the field once stood.

  7. On June 19, 1930 she married Joseph Edward Mayer and moved to his home in the United States.

  8. Between 20 June and 19 July of 1627, Ottoman corsairs under the control of Murat Reis raided Iceland and brought in about 600 to 900 slaves to the Ottoman Empire, it is known as the Turkish Raids or Tyrkjaránið in Icelandic.

  9. A referendum on annexation by the United States was held in the Dominican Republic on 19 February 1870. The proposal was approved by 99.93% of voters. However, the United States Senate rejected the annexation on 30 June 1870 with a 28–28 vote.

  10. The Godfather Part II was shot between October 1, 1973 and June 19, 1974 and was the last major American motion picture to have release prints made with Technicolor's dye imbibition process until the late 1990s

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Guiding Light is an American TV soap opera, listed in Guinness World Records as the longest-running drama in American history. Broadcasted on CBS from June 30, 1952, until September 18, 2009, overlapping a 19-year broadcast on radio from 1937 to 1956 for a total of 18,262 episodes in 72 years.

In June 1992, Ross Perot was the clear leader in the polls with 39%, only to finish in November with 19%.

In June 19, 1802 Morocco declared war on the United States of America

"Juneteenth," a holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the US. It's held on June 19 (today).

Juneteenth marks the official end of slavery in the United States. On June 19, 1865, the last slaves in Texas were finally told they were free

One of the last Mongol conquerors, Timur, issued a warning, "Whomsoever opens my tomb shall unleash an invader more terrible than I." Soviet Archaeologists opened his tomb on June 19, 1941. Within a few days, Operation Barbarosa was launched and the German invasion of the Soviet Union began.

Before the Garfield comic strip *officially* debuted on June 19, 1978, it ran for two years in a local weekly newspaper in Pendleton, Indiana (originally under the title “Jon”)

Juneteenth, an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas, and more generally the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans throughout the former Confederacy of the southern United States.

American college student, Otto Warmbier, who was arrested and sentenced to 15 years' imprisonment for allegedly removing a propaganda poster from a wall in his Pyongyang hotel. He was later returned to the U.S. in a vegetive state, which led to his death on 19 June 2017.

June 1st 1968 - Helen Keller, U.S. author, died. Deaf and blind from 19 months, she learned to communicate through language from the age of seven and went on to publish several books based on her experience notably "The Story of my Life".

1992 3rd party presidential independent candidate Ross Perot lead both Clinton and Bush in with polls with 39% during June of the election year, was included in the presidential debates, won at least one of the presidential debates, and ended up with 19% of the popular vote.

Carlota of Mexico (7 June 1840 – 19 January 1927) was a Belgian princess who became Empress of Mexico in 1864 by marriage to Emperor Maximilian I of Mexico.

Between 20 June and 19 July of 1627, Ottoman corsairs under the command of Murat Reis took control over Iceland.

Aimi Eguchi was a member of AKB48. She was featured in the Japanese magazine Weekly Playboy, and appeared in a television commercial. Suspicions arose amongst AKB48 fans and on June 19, 2011, Ezaki Glico finally admitted that Eguchi was a fake created by the company, disappointing many fans.

On June 19, 1944, a WW2 radioman and his twin brother's ship was sunk by an enemy mine. Both perished in the attack, but only one brother's remains were found until 74 years later. He was just burried next to his brother in Normandy.

Three living presidents (Trump, Bush Jr. and Clinton) were born in a 10-week window, from June 14 to August 19, 1946.

The oldest Amazon review which was posted on June 19, 1995 somehow predates the opening of the store by a month.

Donald Trump, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are all 72 this year. Trump: June 14, 1946; George W. July 6; Clinton August 19; Hillary will be 71 on October 26.

Donald Trump (b. June 14, 1946), George W. Bush (b. July 6, 1946), and Bill Clinton (b. August 19, 1946) were all born within 10 weeks of eachother.

During WWII the British Army set off 19 massive mines underneath the German front lines at the Battle of Messines. The Messines mines' combined explosion at once on 7 June 1917 killed more people than any other non-nuclear man-made explosion in history: 10,000 German soldiers.

Louis Jourdan (born Louis Robert Gendre; 19 June 1921 – 14 February 2015) was a French film and television actor.