On This Day
Discover events that happened On This Day including famous birthdays and notable deaths. Each day we highlight famous people, past and present, who have impacted our world. Browse sections by selecting the links below or click the calendar to view events on another day.
Events on This Day
King George V changes the British royal surname from the German-sounding Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor.
Singer/songwriter Carole King's "It's Too Late/I Feel the Earth Move" reaches the top of the U.S. pop charts, her first number one.
England's Henry VIII and Holy Roman Emporer Charles V sign the Treaty of Windsor, pledging to invade France.
Regarding his proposed Civil Rights Bill, President John F. Kennedy states, "There are no 'white' or 'colored' signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle."
The stage musical The Rocky Horror Show opens in London, eventually becoming a movie starring Susan Sarandon.
Born on This Day
Born: June 19, 1962
Age: 51 years old
Birthplace: San Fernando, California, United States
Occupation: Choreographer, Singer, ...
1948 | 65 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress, ...
1947 | 66 years old
Born: June 19, 1903
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Occupation: Baseball Player
1954 | 59 years old
Film Actress, Theater Actress
1881 | 65 years old
Died on This Day
Died: June 19, 1937
Age: 77 years old
Place: London , England
Occupation: Author, Playwright
1991 | 90 years old
Academic, Film Actress
1993 | 81 years old
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