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Wednesday June 1, 2022

June 1: Day of the Week

June 1, 2022 is the 152nd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.

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

June 2022

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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.

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June 1 Historical Event(s)

  • 1204
    King Philip Augustus of France conquers Rouen.
  • 1679
    The Scottish Covenanters defeat John Graham of Claverhouse at the Battle of Drumclog.
  • 1792
    Kentucky is admitted as the 15th state of the United States.
  • 1855
    American adventurer William Walker conquers Nicaragua.
  • 1861
    American Civil War, Battle of Fairfax Court House (June 1861), first land battle of American Civil War after Battle of Fort Sumter, first Confederate combat casualty.
  • 1918
    World War I, Western Front: Battle for Belleau Wood – Allied Forces under John J. Pershing and James Harbord engage Imperial German Forces under Wilhelm, German Crown Prince.
  • 1946
    Ion Antonescu, “Conducator” (leader) of Romania during World War II, is executed.
  • 1960
    New Zealand’s first official television broadcast commences at 7.30 pm from Auckland.
  • 1978
    The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
  • 1990
    George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.

Who were born on June 1?

  • 1796
    Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, French physicist (d. 1832)
  • 1815
    Otto of Greece (d. 1862)
  • 1945
    Frederica von Stade, American mezzo-soprano
  • 1959
    Alan Wilder, British musician (Depeche Mode and Recoil)
  • 1960
    Simon Gallup, English bassist (The Cure)
  • 1963
    Mike Joyce, English drummer (The Smiths)
  • 1964
    Mark Curry, American comedian and actor
  • 1967
    Roger Sanchez, American disc jockey
  • 1972
    Mike Dunham, American hockey player
  • 1973
    Frédérik Deburghgraeve, Belgian swimmer

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