19th June

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1999 Prince Edward weds Prince Edward marries Sophie Rhys-Jones at Windsor. The couple become the Duke and Duchess of Windsor
1997 William Hague becomes leader William Hague becomes the youngest leader of the Conservative Party in 200 years
1982 Roberto Calvi found hanged Italian banker Roberto Calvi is found hanged under Blackfriars bridge.
1978 Record for Ian Botham Cricketing star Ian Botham becomes the first man in the history of the game to score a century and take eight wickets in one innings of a Test match
1975 Lord Lucan guilty of murder An inquest jury decides Lord Lucan murdered the 29-year-old nanny of his three young children.
1970 Suprise election win for Edward Heath Edward Heath becomes the new British prime minister after a surprise victory for the Conservatives in the general election.
1829 Metropolitan Police force founded Sir Robert Peel founds the Metropolitan Police force in London.
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On This Day - 19th June