When were Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed?

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed on June 19, 1953, at Sing Sing prison in Ossining, New York.

They were found guilty of conspiracy to commit espionage and were labeled communists.

Julius Rosenberg, thirty-five, was executed at 8:04 P.m. His wife, Ethel, thirty-seven, was executed at 8:11 P.M.

It was the first execution of civilians for espionage in United States history.

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