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19 June

1179 – Norway – Battle of Kalvskinnet. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civil_war_era_in_Norway#King_Sverre_and_the_rise_of_the_Birkebeiner

1269 – France – Louis IX ordered all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined. http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/judaica/ejud_0002_0003_0_01851.html

1306 – Scotland – Battle of Methven (First War of Scottish Independence). http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/history/wars_of_independence/bruce_is_defeated_at_methven/

1800 – Germany – Battle of Höchstädt (War of the Second Coalition). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_H%C3%B6chst%C3%A4dt_(1800)

1807 – Greece – Battle of Athos began (Russo-Turkish War). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Athos

1816 – Canada – Battle of Seven Oaks (Pemmican War). http://www.cbc.ca/history/EPCONTENTSE1EP6CH5PA3LE.html

1821 – Wallachia – Battle of Dragashani (Greek War of Independence). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Dragashani

1862 – USA – US Congress prohibited slavery. http://13thamendment.harpweek.com/hubpages/CommentaryPage.asp?Commentary=03TerritoryAbolition

1865 – USA – Slaves in Galveston, Texas, informed of their freedom. http://www.juneteenth.com/history.htm

1867 – Mexico – Maximilian I executed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maximilian_I_of_Mexico

1903 – UK – Earthquake measuring 4.9Mw, epicentre in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales.

1910 – USA – First Father’s Day celebrated in Spokane, Washington. http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/fathers-day

1919 – Estonia – Battle of Cēsis began (Estonian War of Independence). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Cēsis_(1919)

1941 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Ruhr & Rhineland industrial areas (WWII).

1942 – Germany – RAF bombers attacked Emden (WWII).

http://ww2db.com/battle_spec.php?battle_id=55/Bombing-of-Hamburg-Dresden-and-Other-Cities-World-War-II-Database

1942 – Trinidad and Tobago – US Navy plane crashed at Trinidad, 12 killed (WWII). http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19420619-0

1944 – Philippine Sea – Battle of the Philippean Sea began (WWII). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_the_Philippine_Sea

1947 – Syria – Pan Am Flight 121 crashed near Mayadine, 14 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19470619-0

1949 – USA – First NASCAR race held at Charlotte, NC. http://racing-reference.info/race/1949-01/W

1950 – USA – USAF plane crashed at Oklahoma City-Tinker AFB, OK, 1 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19500619-0


1953 – USA – Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed. https://youtu.be/IH4_oxjeVVw WARNING! Video contains scenes some viewers may find distressing  http://www.fbi.gov/about-us/history/famous-cases/the-atom-spy-case

1954 – UK – Swissair plane crashed off Folkestone, 3 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19540619-0

1954 – Mexico – Fuerza Aérea Mexicana plane crashed near Ixtlahuaca, 22 killed. http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19540619-1

1965 – South Vietnam – Nguyen Cao Ky became Prime Minister. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/413607/Nguyen-Cao-Ky

1970 – UK – Edward Heath became Prime Minister (Conservative). https://www.gov.uk/government/history/past-prime-ministers/edward-heath

1970 – USA – Patent Cooperation Patent signed. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patent_Cooperation_Treaty

1985 – El Salvador – Zona Rosa Attacks. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1985_Zona_Rosa_attacks

1987 – Spain – Car bomb exploded at supermarket in Barcelona, 21 killed. http://www.nytimes.com/1987/06/20/world/barcelona-bomb-kills-15-civilians.html

1988 – Italy – Pope John Paul II canonized 117 Vietnamese Martyrs. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnamese_Martyrs

1990 – Hungary – Soviet Occupation ended. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soviet_occupation_of_Hungary

2007 – Iraq – Truck bomb exploded at Al-Khilani Mosque, Baghdad, 78 killed. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/middle_east/6767427.stm

2009 – Pakistan – Operation Rah-e-Nijat began (War in North-West Pakistan). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Rah-e-Nijat

2014 – Spain – Juan Carlos I abdicated in favour of Felipe VI. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Carlos_I_of_Spain https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Felipe_VI_of_Spain

2017 – UK – Finsbury Park attack. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jun/19/several-casualties-reported-after-van-hits-pedestrians-in-north-london

York

1802 –   Foundations for New City Gaol dug, near Baile Hill. http://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/yorks/city-of-york/pp491-498#h3-0002

1802 –   Silver coins of William the Conqueror found by workmen whilst digging foundation for gaol near Baile Hill.