June 19, 1861 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Anaheim Post Office established
  • Francis Pierpont is elected provisional governor of West Virginia

Birthdays in History

  • Douglas Haig, British fieldmarshal (Sudan, WW I)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

José Rizal, Filipino nationalist, author ('Noli Me Tángere', 'El Filibusterismo') and ophthalmologist, born in Calamba City, Laguna, Philippines (d. 1896)

Filipino Nationalist and Novelist Jose Rizal
Filipino Nationalist and Novelist
Jose Rizal