Know all Events, anniversaries, death, born that makes 19th June special in the world history.
Britains Prince Edward married Sophie Rhys-Jones at Windsor Castle
American fast-food chain McDonalds won a two-year libel case in Britain against two environmental campaigners who claimed that it caused environmental damage and exploited Third World workers
Death of Sir William Golding, writer and Nobel Laureate
The body of Italian banker Roberto Calvi is found hanging beneath Blackfriars Bridge in London.
The ‘Garfield’ comic strip by Jim Davis first appeared .
Edward Heath becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain.
Execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, convicted of treason
American baseball star Lou Gehrig was diagnosed with Lou Gehrigs disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), a fatal neurodegenerative disease
Death of Sir James Barrie, author of Peter Pan
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was founded in the USA
The first Zeppelin Airship, the Deutschland, was launched
Birth of Dazai Osamu, Japanese novelist
Birth of George de Mestral, inventor of Velcro
Birth of Wallace Warfield, Duchess of Windsor
Birth of Nigel Gresley, designer of the classic steam locomotive, The Flying Scotsman.
Birth of Field Marshall Douglas Haig (Earl Haig), First World War Commander in Chief
Metropolitan Police Act was became law, thereby creating 'The Met'
Death of Sir Joseph Banks, botanist who accompanied James Cook on his First Voyage.
Curwens Act was passed in Britain, prohibiting the sale of parliamentary seats
John Brown, theologian and author died
Death of William Sherlock, English church leader
Birth of Blaise Pascal, mathematician and philosopher
Birth of Thomas Fuller, English historian and clergyman who coined the phrase "the darkest hour is just before dawn".
Death of Alberico Gentili, Italian political writer .
Battle of Methven – a 'fortunate defeat' for Bruce
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