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What Happened on June 19, 1896

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestWallis Simpson

Wallis Simpson [Duchess of Windsor], American divorcee whom British King Edward VIII abdicated his throne to marry, born in Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania (d. 1986)

Duchess of Windsor Wallis Simpson
Duchess of Windsor
Wallis Simpson

1896 Highlights

About June 19, 1896

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 123 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini