This Day in History :: 19 June
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19 June 1953 : WCSC TV channel 5 in Charleston, SC (CBS) begins broadcasting
19 June 1953 : WTPA (now WHTM) TV channel 27 in Harrisburg, PA (ABC) 1st broadcast
19 June 1952 : Brooklyn Dodger Carl Erskine no-hits Chicago Cubs, 5-0
19 June 1948 : Panama and Costa Rica recognize Israel
19 June 1948 : USSR blocks access road to West Berlin
19 June 1947 : 1st plane (F-80) to exceed 600 mph (1004 km/h) - Albert Boyd, Muroc, California
19 June 1946 : 1st TV sports spectacular-Joe Louis KOs Billy Conn
19 June 1944 : 300 Japanese aircrafts shot down
19 June 1944 : French troops free Elba
19 June 1944 : Heavy air raid on US fleet at Guam "Turkey Shoot"
19 June 1944 : Japanese troops conquer Changsha China
19 June 1943 : "Shiek Of Arahy" Spike Jones and City Slickers peaks at #19
19 June 1942 : Paul Waner, is 7th to get 3,000 hits
19 June 1941 : US President Roosevelt signs Two Ocean Navy Expansion Act
19 June 1941 : Cheerios Cereal invents an O-shaped cereal









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