On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1941

Historical Events

  • Romania orders Jewish evacuation of Darabani
  • Soviet anthropologist Michael Gerasimov opens tomb of Timurid Empire founder Timur and allegedly finds the inscription that whoever opens the tomb shall "unleash an invader more terrible than I." Three days later Germany invades Russia.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Two Ocean Navy Expansion Act

32nd US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
32nd US President
Franklin D. Roosevelt

Famous Birthdays

  • Conchita Carpio-Morales, Filipino Supreme Court justice and jurist
  • Marlene Warfield, American actress (Victoria-Maude), born in Queens, New York
  • Václav Klaus, Czech politician and former president
1941 Highlights

About June 19, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 80 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Gemini