On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Panama and Costa Rica recognize Israel

Famous Birthdays

  • Nick Drake, rocker (Back to Fruit Tree)
  • Phylicia Rashad, American actress and singer (The Cosby Show, One Life to Live), born in Houston, Texas

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

"Cyrano de Bergerac" actor José Ferrer weds second wife actress Phyllis Hill