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On this day.....June 19th

Notable people who were born and things that happened on June 19th in history

Boston's Morning Show with Kim & VB
June 19, 2017 - 12:11 pm
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JUNE 19TH

 

  • TODAY IS NATIONAL MARTINI DAY

 

BIRTHDAYS:

  • WALLIS SIMPSON – DUCHESS OF WINDSOR (1896-1986)
  • MOE HOWARD – THREE STOOGES (1897-1975)
  • GUY LOMBARDO – OLD LANG SYNE (1902-1977)
  • LOU GEHRIG (1903 – 1941)
  • GENA ROWLANDS (1930, 87)
  • PHYLICIA RHASHAD (1948, 69)
  • ANN WILSON – HEART (1950, 67)
  • KATHLEEN TURNER (1954, 63)
  • PAULA ABDUL (1962, 55)
  • BORIS JOHNSON – EX-MAYOR OF LONDON (1964, 53)
  • LARA SPENCER (1969, 48)
  • BRANDON MITCHELL – NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (1975, 42)
  • ZOE SALDANA (1978, 39)
  • PAUL DANO (1984, 33)

ON THIS DAY:

  • IN 987, LOUIS IV IS CROWNED KING OF FRANCE
  • IN 1829, ROBERT PEEL FOUNDS THE LONDON METROPOLITAN POLICE (THE BOBBIES)
  • IN 1846, THE FIRST OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED BASEBALL GAME SEES THE NINES BEAT THE KNICKERBOCKERS 23-1 IN HOBOKEN NJ
  • IN 1862, SLAVERY IS OUTLAWED IN US TERRITORIES
  • IN 1910, FATHER’S DAY IS CELEBRATED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN SPOKANE, WASHINGTON
  • IN 1941, CHEERIO’S ARE INVENTED
  • IN 1952, “I’VE GOT A SECRET” DEBUTS ON TV
  • IN 1954, THE TASMANIAN DEVIL FIRST APPEARS IN A WB CARTOON
  • IN 1955, MICKEY MANTLE HITS HIS 100TH HOME RUN
  • IN 1956, JERRY LEWIS AND DEAN MARTIN OFFICIALLY SPLIT
  • IN 1960, LORETTA LYNN RECORDS “HONKY TONK GIRL”
  • IN 1961, KUWAIT DECLARES INDEPENDENCE FROM THE US
  • IN 1961, THE SUPREME COURT STRIKES DOWN A LAW IN MARYLAND REQUIRING STATE OFFICE HOLDERS TO BELIEVE IN GOD
  • IN 1963, TWO RUSSIAN SPACE MISSIONS RETURN TO EARTH
  • IN 1964, THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT PASSES IN 73-27
  • IN 1967, PAUL MCCARTNEY ADMITS ON TV TO USING LSD
  • IN 1973, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW OPENS IN LONDON
  • IN 1978, THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS OPEN ON BROADWAY
  • IN 1978, GARFIELD FIRST APPEARS IN A COMIC STRIP
  • IN 1985, REGGIE JACKSON HITS CAREER HOME RUN 513 TO MOVE INTO 10TH PLACE ALL TIME
  • IN 1987, THE SUPREME COURT RULES THAT SCHOOLS TEACHING EVOLUTION DO NOT HAVE TO TEACH CREATION AS WELL
  • IN 1987, BEN & JERRY RELEASE NEW FLAVOR “CHERRY GARCIA”
  • IN 1991, PABLO ESCOBAR SURRENDERS TO POLICE
  • IN 1992, EVANDER HOLYFIELD DEFEATS LARRY HOLMES FOR THE HEAVYWEIGHT BOXING TITLE
  • IN 1992, “BATMAN RETURNS” STARRING MICHAEL KEATON, DANNY DEVITO AND MICHELLE PFIEFFER OPENS
  • IN 2000, TIGER WOODS WINS THE US OPEN AND SETS A RECORD BY FINISHING 15 SHOTS AHEAD OF SECOND PLACE
  • IN 2015, PIXAR’S “INSIDE OUT” IS RELEASED

 

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