June 1: Day of the Week
June 1, 2020 was the 153rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 213 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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)
- 1533Anne Boleyn is crowned Queen of England.
- 1861American 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.
- 1862American Civil War, Peninsula Campaign: Battle of Seven Pines (or the Battle of Fair Oaks) ends inconclusively, with both sides claiming victory.
- 1868Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed allowing the Navajos to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
- 1879Napoleon Eugene, the last dynastic Bonaparte, is killed in the Anglo-Zulu War.
- 1941The Farhud, a pogrom of Iraqi Jews, takes place in Baghdad.
- 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.
- 1979The first black-led government of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 90 years takes power.
- 1993Dobrinja mortar attack: 13 are killed and 133 wounded when Serb mortar shells are fired at a soccer game in Dobrinja, west of Sarajevo.
Who were born on June 1?
- 1300Thomas of Brotherton, 1st Earl of Norfolk, son of Edward I of England (d. 1338)
- 1675Francesco Scipione, marchese di Maffei, Italian archaeologist (d. 1755)
- 1833John Marshall Harlan, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1911)
- 1926Marilyn Monroe, American actress (d. 1962)
- 1968Jeff Hackett, Canadian hockey player
- 1970R. Madhavan, Indian actor
- 1975James Storm, American professional wrestler
- 1985Nick Young, American basketball player
- 1986Ben Smith, New Zealand rugby player
- 1987Zoltán Harsányi, Slovakian footballer
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