Date History - On this day in history

Famous people who died on this day in history

Died on this day - June 19th

2003 - Laura Sadler, English actress (b. 1980)

1996 - G. David Schine, American businessman (b. 1927)

1993 - William Golding, English writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)

1979 - Paul Popenoe, American eugenicist (b. 1888)

1977 - Lady Olave Baden-Powell, English Chief Girl Guide (b. 1889)

1977 - Ali Shariati, Iranian sociologist (b. 1933)

1975 - Sam Giancana, gangster (b.1908)

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

1966 - Ed Wynn, American actor (b. 1886)

1953 - Julius Rosenberg, American spy (executed) (b. 1918)

1953 - Ethel Rosenberg, American spy (executed) (b. 1915)

1939 - Grace Abbott, American social worker and activist (b. 1878)

1937 - J. M. Barrie, Scottish author (b. 1860)

1921 - Ramón López Velarde, Mexican poet (b. 1888)

1902 - King Albert of Saxony (b. 1828)

1844 - Etienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, French naturalist (b. 1772)

1820 - Joseph Banks, English naturalist and botanist (b. 1743)

1805 - Louis-Jean-Francois Lagrenee, French painter (b. 1724)

1768 - Benjamin Tasker, provincial Governor of Maryland (b. 1690)

1762 - Johann Ernst Eberlin, German composer (b. 1702)

1747 - Alessandro Marcello, Italian composer (b. 1669)

1692 - Rebecca Nurse, accused American witch (hanged)

1650 - Matthäus Merian, Swiss engraver (b. 1593)

1608 - Alberico Gentili, Italian jurist (b. 1551)

1584 - Francois, Duke of Anjou (b. 1555)

1542 - Leo Jud, Swiss reformer (b. 1482)

1312 - Piers Gaveston, French favorite of Edward II of England



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