Saturday June 1, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

June 1: Day of the Week

June 1, 2024 is the 153rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

June 2024

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

June 1 Historical Event(s)

Anne Boleyn is crowned Queen of England.
The Roundheads defeat the Cavaliers at the Battle of Maidstone in the Second English Civil War.
The battle of the Glorious First of June is fought, the first naval engagement between Britain and France during the French Revolutionary Wars.
James Lawrence, the mortally-wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, gives his final order: “Don't give up the ship!”
The Greek-Serbian Treaty of Alliance is signed, paving the way for the Second Balkan War.
Flixborough disaster: an explosion at a chemical plant kills 28 people.
The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
Dobrinja mortar attack: 13 are killed and 133 wounded when Serb mortar shells are fired at a soccer game in Dobrinja, west of Sarajevo.
Nepalese royal massacre: Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal shoots and kills several members of his family including his father and mother, King Birendra of Nepal and Queen Aiswarya.
General Motors files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth largest United States bankruptcy in history.

Who were born on June 1?

Tiedemann Giese, Polish Catholic bishop (d. 1550)
Edmund Ignatius Rice, Irish founder of the Christian Brothers and Presentation Brothers (d. 1844)
John Hunt Morgan, American Confederate cavalry general (d. 1864)
Hap Day, Canadian hockey player and manager (d. 1990)
Yechezkel Kutscher, Slovakian-born Israeli philologist and Hebrew linguist (d. 1971)
Marie Knight, American gospel singer (d. 2009)
Pat Boone, American singer
Powers Boothe, American actor
Brandi Carlile, American singer and songwriter
Sam Young, American basketball player

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