BONSERNEWS.com – What happened on June 19? This list does not include all recorded events in world history, it only includes a few as examples.
Here are 7 important events in history that happened on June 19:
1. June 19, 325
The First Council of Nicea began in Nicea, Anatolia, which resulted in the Nicene Creed. This council played an important role in shaping early Christian beliefs.
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2. June 19, 1865
The Union Army under General Gordon Granger proclaims the liberation of all slaves in Texas, United States, in what became known as the “Juneteenth”. This date became an important celebration of the liberation of slaves in the United States.
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3. June 19, 1910
The first Father’s Day celebration was held in Spokane, Washington, United States. This day has become a global celebration to honor the role and contribution of fathers in family life.
4. June 19, 1961
The Soviet Union launched Vostok 4 with cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky on board. This flight made Bykovsky the first human to spend more than five days in space.
5. June 19, 1978
The International Time Line was adjusted so that it passed approximately 400 meters east of its original location in Greenwich, London. This adjustment was made to correct the discrepancy between the official time limit and the position of the sun.