On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 2013

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 48 people are killed by armed bandits in Zamfara State, Nigeria

Famous Deaths

  • Filip Topol, Czech singer-songwriter (Psí vojáci - Dog Soldiers), dies at 48
  • Glyn England, British electrical engineer and CEO (CEGB, Windcluster Ltd), dies at 92
  • Gyula Horn, Hungarian Prime Minister (1994-8), dies at 80

Person of interestJames Gandolfini

James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), dies from a heart attack at 51

  • Slim Whitman, American country singer (Rose Marie), dies from heart failure at 90