On This Day

June 19, 1947 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 kph)-Albert Boyd, Muroc, California

Birthdays in History

  • James T Walsh, (Rep-R-NY)
  • Salman Rushdie, British-Indian novelist (Midnight's Children, Satanic Verses), born in Mumbai, India

Deaths in History

  • Willem H Fly, typographer/co-founder (SDAP), dies at 84