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 This day in History - June 19
403 Historic Events for June 19
1941

US president Roosevelt signs Two Ocean Navy Expansion Act

Event
1942

Neil Chalmers, director (National History Museum, London)

Birth
1942

Paul Waner, is 7th to get 3,000 baseball hits

Event
1942

Elaine "Spanky" McFarlane, rocker (Spanky and Our Gang-Lazy Day)

Birth
1942

Jos Brink, Dutch TV host (Op Zoek)

Birth
1942

Robert [Bob] W Kasten Jr, (Sen-R-WI, 1981- )

Birth
1943

Race riot in Beaumont Texas

Event
1943

"Shiek Of Arahy" Spike Jones and City Slickers peaks at #19

Event
1943

NFL's Phila Eagles and Pitts Steelers merge, (dissolves on Dec 5)

Event
1944

Bill Bradley, cricketer (bowled for England in two Tests 1899), dies

Death
1944

Han Yong-woon, Zen teacher, dies in Seoul County, Korea at 65

Death
1944

Two day Battle of Philippines Sea begins

Event
1944

Japanese troops conquer Changsha China

Event
1944

300 Japanese aircrafts shot down

Event
1944

Heavy air raid on US fleet at Guam "Turkey Shoot"

Event
1944

French troops free Elba

Event
1945

Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician (Nobel)

Birth
1945

Tim Hovey, LA Calif, actor (Queen Bee, Toy Tiger, Man Afraid)

Birth
1945

Tobias Wolff, US writer (This Boy's Life)

Birth
1946

1st TV sports/boxing spectacular-Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn

Event
1947

Willem H Fly, typographer/co-founder (SDAP), dies at 84

Death
1947

1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc Ca

Event
1947

Phylicia Ayers-Allen Rashad, Houston, actress (Clair-Bill Cosby)

Birth
1947

James T Walsh, (Rep-R-NY)

Birth
1947

Salman Rushdie, Pak, novelist (Midnight's Children, Satanic Verses)

Birth