On This Day

What Happened on June 19, 2018

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Canada's Senate votes to legalize recreational marijuana use, first major economy to do so
  • England smash the highest score (481/6) in one day international cricket history in a 242 run defeat of Australia (239) at Trent Bridge
  • General Electric is dropped form the Dow Jones Index, the last original member from 1907
  • US ambassador Nikki Haley announces the US is leaving the UN Human Rights Council

Famous Deaths

  • Hubert Green, American golfer (US Open 1977, PGA 1985), dies of throat cancer at 71