June 19, 1944 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • French troops free Elba
  • Heavy air raid on US fleet at Guam "Turkey Shoot"
  • Japanese troops conquer Changsha China
  • World War II: First day of the 2 day Battle of the Philippine Sea, US naval forces defeat Japanese fleet

Deaths in History

  • Han Yong-woon, Korean Buddhist reformer and poet, at 65