What Happened on June 12, 2019

Historical Events

  • Earliest evidence of humans smoking cannabis discovered in 2,500-year-old grave in Pamir Mountains, China, published in "Science Advances"
  • Same-sex marriage approved by Ecuador's Constitutional Court in landmark ruling
  • Stanley Cup Final, TD Garden, Boston, MA: St. Louis Blues beat Boston Bruins, 4-1 for a 4-3 series victory; first title in franchise history
  • Violent protests in Hong Kong as tens of thousands of protesters block and try to storm government buildings to stop extradition law
  • World’s largest sovereign wealth fund, Norway’s Government Pension Fund, worth $1 trillion, gets authorization to drop fossil fuel investments from Norway's government
2019 History

Famous Deaths

  • Sylvia Miles, American actress (Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely), dies at 94

About June 12, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 9 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini

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