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    This Day in History: 06/19/1953 - Rosenbergs Executed

    5min Knowledge

    by 5min Knowledge

    In This Day in History video clip: On this day in 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, who were convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviets, are executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York. Both refused to admit any wrongdoing and proclaimed their innocence right up to the time of their deaths, by the electric chair.