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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

June 19 - The Day in History

June 19 : General Interest
1953: Rosenbergs executed

On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York... read more


Automotive
2005 : Controversy at U.S. Grand Prix
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/controversy-at-us-grand-prix

Civil War
1864 : USS Kearsarge sinks CSS Alabama
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/css-alabama-sinks

Cold War
1953 : Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/julius-and-ethel-rosenberg-executed

Crime
1892 : A bloody fingerprint elicits a mother's evil tale in Argentina
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/a-bloody-fingerprint-elicits-a-mothers-evil-tale-in-argentina

Disaster
1938 : Montana flood causes train wreck
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/montana-flood-causes-train-wreck

General Interest
1856 : First Republican national convention ends
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-republican-national-convention-ends
1864 : CSS Alabama sinks off coast of France
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/css-alabama-sinks-off-coast-of-france
1867 : Emperor of Mexico executed
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/emperor-of-mexico-executed

Hollywood
1905 : First nickelodeon opens
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/first-nickelodeon-opens

Literary
1934 : Nathanael West's A Cool Million is published
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/nathanael-wests-a-cool-million-is-published

Music
1970 : Carole King has her first #1 hit as a performer
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/carole-king-has-her-first-1-hit-as-a-performer

Old West
1868 : Father De Smet talks peace with Sitting Bull
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/father-de-smet-talks-peace-with-sitting-bull

Presidential
1886 : Taft marries Helen Herron
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/taft-marries-helen-herron

Sports
1972 : Curt Flood case decided
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/curt-flood-case-decided

Vietnam War
1965 : Ky becomes premier of South Vietnam
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/ky-becomes-premier-of-south-vietnam
1968 : South Vietnamese president signs general mobilization bill
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/south-vietnamese-president-signs-general-mobilization-bill

World War I
1917 : Britain's King George V changes royal surname
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/britains-king-george-v-changes-royal-surname

World War II
1944 : United States scores major victory against Japanese in Battle of the Philippine Sea
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-scores-major-victory-against-japanese-in-battle-of-the-philippine-sea


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