On June 19, learn about the most interesting events and historical facts from throughout history. In the Gregorian calendar, June 19th is the 170th day of the year. Slavery is abolished in US territories on this day, and the first Father’s Day is observed in Spokane, Washington. Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar surrenders to authorities.
Gemini is the zodiac sign for June 19. Salman Rushdie, Paula Abdul, and Aung San Suu Kyi all have famous birthdays. Today is National Martini Day and National Garfield the Cat Day.
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