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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, American politician (Rep-R-NY 1989-2009), born in Syracuse, New York

Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie, British-Indian novelist (Midnight's Children, Satanic Verses), born in Mumbai, India


Deaths in History

  • Willem H. Fly, Dutch typographer/co-founder (SDAP), dies at 84
1947 in History