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What Happened on June 19, 1896

Famous Birthdays

Wallis 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)

1896 Highlights

About June 19, 1896

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 126 years, 1 month and 28 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Gemini