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June 19th Trivia

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June 19th In Pop Culture History

1586(?) - English colonists leave Roanoke Island, and disappeared. The only clue found was the word "CROATOAN" carved into a tree.

1718 (Earthquake) Gansu, China

1846 - The first officially recorded, organized baseball game was played under Alexander Cartwright's rules on Hoboken, New Jersey's Elysian Fields with the New York Base Ball Club defeating the Knickerbockers 23-1.

1862 - The US Congress prohibited slavery in United States territories, nullifying Dred Scott v. Sandford.

1867 - The first running of the Belmont Stakes horserace in the US, the oldest of the three American horse races that constitute the Triple Crown.

1905 - The first nickelodeon theater opened in Pittsburgh, PA.

1910 - The first Father's Day was celebrated in Spokane, Washington.

1941 - Cheerie Oats, later renamed Cheerios, was invented.

1949 - The first ever NASCAR race was held at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

1952 - I've Got A Secret premiered on CBS

1953 - Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed for spying for the Soviet Union, at Sing Sing, in New York.

1961 #1 Hit June 19, 1961 - June 25, 1961: Pat Boone - Moody River

1965 #1 Hit June 19, 1965 - June 25, 1965: Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)

1971 #1 Hit June 19, 1971 - July 23, 1971: Carole King - It's Too Late / I Feel the Earth Move

2010 #1 Hit June 19, 2010 - July 30, 2010: Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg - California Gurls

2011 - Falling Skies premiered on TNT

2012 - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange requested asylum in London's Ecuatorian Embassy for fear of extradition to the US after publication of previously classified documents.

June 19th
Celebrity Birthdays

Consider This:

Paula Abdul (1962)
Lou Gehrig (1903)
Julius Schwartz (1915)
Moe Howard (1897)
Charles Coburn (1877)
Louis Jourdan (1919)
Brian "Head" Welch (1970)
Poppy Montgomery (1972)
Phylicia Rashad (1948)
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