June 1: Day of the Week
June 1, 2021 is the 152nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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.
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June 1 Historical Event(s)
- 1495Friar John Cor records the first known batch of scotch whisky.
- 1831James Clark Ross discovers the North Magnetic Pole.
- 1868Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed allowing the Navajos to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
- 1913The Greek-Serbian Treaty of Alliance is signed, paving the way for the Second Balkan War.
- 1921Tulsa Race Riot: civil unrest in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
- 1946Ion Antonescu, “Conducator” (leader) of Romania during World War II, is executed.
- 1960New Zealand’s first official television broadcast commences at 7.30 pm from Auckland.
- 1962The Pilkington Committee on Broadcasting concludes, among other things, that the British public did not want commercial radio broadcasting.
- 1978The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
- 1990George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.
Who were born on June 1?
- 1921Nelson Riddle, American bandleader and arranger (d. 1985)
- 1936Gerald Scarfe, British illustrator
- 1948Tomáš Halík, Czech priest and public intellectual
- 1956Lisa Hartman, American actress
- 1960Giorgos Lillikas, Cypriot politician
- 1963Mike Joyce, English drummer (The Smiths)
- 1965Nigel Short, English chess player
- 1970Paul Schrier, American actor
- 1985Mário Hipólito, Angolan footballer
- 1986Ben Smith, New Zealand rugby player
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