On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 2006

Historical Events

  • Prime ministers of several northern European nations participate in a ceremonial "laying of the first stone" at the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Spitsbergen, Norway.
  • Stanley Cup Final, PNC Arena, Raleigh, NC: Carolina Hurricanes beat Edmonton Oilers, 3-1 for a 4-3 series victory; Hurricane's first Championship

Famous Weddings

  • "Lost" actress Emilie de Ravin (24) weds actor Josh Janowicz (24) in Melbourne, Australia
  • "Savage Garden" pop singer Darren Hayes (34) weds animator Richard Cullen in London

Famous Deaths

  • Duane Roland, American southern-rock guitarist (Molly Hatchet - Flirtin' With Disaster), dies at 53
2006 Highlights

About June 19, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini