On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 1969

Historical Events

  • State troopers ordered to Cairo Ill, to quell racial disturbances

Famous Birthdays

  • Lara Spencer, American TV personality
  • Thomas Breitling, American entrepreneur

Famous Weddings

Leo Durocher

American baseball manager Leo Durocher (63) weds socialite Lynne Walker Goldblatt (40) at the Ambassador West Hotel in Chicago; divorce in 1980

1969 Highlights

About June 19, 1969

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 52 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini