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Notable Historical Events for June 19th

1956Jerry Lewis & Dean Martin end partnership after 16 films

1610Samuel de Champlain and his French army defeat the Mohawk people at the Battle of Sorel in New France, present-day Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

1960Betsy Rawls wins LPGA Cosmopolitan Golf Open

1985Reggie Jackson hits his 513th HR to move into 10th place

1967Paul McCartney admits on TV that he took LSD

1940Hermann Goering orders seizure of Dutch horses, car, buses & ships

1995NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry

19461st TV sports/boxing spectacular-Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn

1978Garfield, created by Jim Davis, 1st appears as a comic strip

1987Geffen records sign their 1st artist (Donna Summer)

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Notable Birthdays on June 19th

1566James Stuart, King James VI of Scotland (1567-1625) and James I of England and Ireland (1603-25)

1962Paula Julie Abdul, Van Nuys California, singer/choreographer (Straight Up)

1945Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician (Nobel)

1903Lou Gehrig [Henry Louis Gehrig], "Iron Horse", 1st baseman for NY Yankees (d. 1941)

1861Jose Protacio Rizal, Calamba City Laguna, optician/author/nationalist (Noli Me Tángere, El Filibusterismo)

1896Wallis Simpson [Duchess of Windsor], Blue Ridge Summit, Pennsylvania, American divorcee and wife of Edward VIII (abdicated)

1978Zoe Saldana, Passaic, New Jersey, American actress (Avatar, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl)

1623Blaise Pascal, mathematician/physicist/religious writer (Pascal)

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Notable Weddings on June 19th

1843Philosopher Karl Marx (25) weds Jenny von Westphalen in Germany

1965NBA forward Bob Pettit (32) weds Carole Crowell in Alexandria, Louisiana

1886US President William Taft (28) weds Helen Herron (25) in Cincinnati, Ohio

1942Actress Marilyn Monroe (16) marries first husband James Dougherty (21), a policeman

1999Earl of Wessex Prince Edward (35) weds Sophie Rhys-Jones (34) at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle

1953Singer James Brown (20) weds Velma Warren at Trinity CME Church in Toccoa, Georgia

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Notable Deaths on June 19th

2013James Gandolfini, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 51

1975Sam Giancana, American gangster, dies of multiple gunshot wounds at 67

1820Joseph Banks, English natural historian (Cook/Australia), dies

1993William Golding, author (Lord of the Flies, Nobel 1983), dies at 81

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