Date History - On this day in history

Famous birthdays for this day in history

Born on this day - June 19th

1989 - Jake de la Fuente, Scholar ng Bayan

1982 - David Pollack, American football player

1979 - Quentin Jammer, American football player

1979 - John Duddy, Northern Irish boxer

1978 - Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball player

1977 - Peter Warrick, American football player

1976 - Bryan Hughes, English footballer

1974 - Joshua John Fanene, American artist

1972 - Poppy Montgomery, Australian actress (claims 1975 as her birth year)

1972 - Brian McBride, American soccer player

1970 - Rahul Gandhi, Indian Politician

1970 - Quincy Watts, American athlete

1970 - Brian Welch, American guitarist (formerly of Ko?n)

1968 - Alastair Lynch, Australian footballer

1967 - Bjørn Dæhlie, Norwegian skier

1966 - Joichi Ito, Japanese Activist and Entrepreneur

1964 - Boris Johnson, British politician and journalist

1963 - Rory Underwood, English rugby player

1962 - Paula Abdul, American singer and choreographer

1960 - Luke Morley, British guitarist and songwriter

1957 - Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (d. 2003)

1954 - Kathleen Turner, American actress

1951 - Ann Wilson, American singer

1948 - Phylicia Rashad, American actress

1948 - Nick Drake, British guitarist

1947 - Salman Rushdie, Indian author

1945 - Radovan Karadzic, Serbian-Bosnian politician

1945 - Aung San Suu Kyi, Burmese politician, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

1941 - Vaclav Klaus, Czech politician and President

1938 - Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and wrestler (d. 2002)

1935 - John Spencer, English snooker player

1933 - Viktor Patsayev, cosmonaut

1932 - Pier Angeli, Italian-born actress (d. 1972)

1930 - Gena Rowlands, American actress

1928 - Nancy Marchand, American actress (d. 2000)

1928 - Barry Took, British comedy writer and broadcaster (d. 2002)

1922 - Aage Niels Bohr, Danish physicist, Nobel Prize laureate

1915 - Julius Schwartz, American editor and agent

1914 - Alan Cranston, American politician (d. 2000)

1910 - Paul Flory, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1985)

1907 - Clarence Wiseman, the 10th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1985)

1906 - Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1979)

1903 - Wally Hammond, English cricketer (d. 1965)

1903 - Lou Gehrig, baseball player (d. 1941)

1902 - Guy Lombardo, Canadian bandleader (d. 1977)

1898 - James Joseph Sweeney, American Catholic prelate (d. 1968)

1897 - Moe Howard, American actor and comedian (d. 1975)

1897 - Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, English chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1967)

1896 - Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor (d. 1986)

1874 - Peder Oluf Pedersen, Danish engineer and physicist (d. 1941)

1865 - Dame May Whitty, English entertainer (d. 1948)

1861 - Jose Rizal, Filipino poet and national hero (d. 1896)

1861 - Douglas Haig, British soldier (d. 1928)

1846 - Antonio Abetti, Italian astronomer (d. 1928)

1834 - Charles Spurgeon, English preacher (d. 1892)

1792 - Gustav Schwab, German author (d. 1850)

1771 - Joseph Gergonne, French mathematician, logician

1764 - Jose Gervasio Artigas, father of Uruguay (d. 1850)

1633 - Philipp van Limborch, Dutch protestant theologian (d. 1712)

1623 - Blaise Pascal, French mathematician and philosopher (d. 1662)

1606 - James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish statesman (d. 1649)

1566 - King James I of England and VI of Scotland (d. 1625)

1507 - Annibale Caro, Italian poet (d. 1566)

1301 - Prince Morikuni, Japanese shogun (d. 1333)



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