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Monday June 1, 2020

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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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

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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)

  • 987
    Hugh Capet is elected King of France.
  • 1215
    Zhongdu (now Beijing), then under the control of the Jurchen ruler Emperor Xuanzong of Jin, is captured by the Mongols under Genghis Khan, ending the Battle of Zhongdu.
  • 1495
    Friar John Cor records the first known batch of scotch whisky.
  • 1815
    Napoleon swears fidelity to the Constitution of France.
  • 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.
  • 1910
    Robert Falcon Scott’s South Pole expedition leaves England.
  • 1960
    New Zealand’s first official television broadcast commences at 7.30 pm from Auckland.
  • 1962
    The Pilkington Committee on Broadcasting concludes, among other things, that the British public did not want commercial radio broadcasting.
  • 1974
    Flixborough disaster: an explosion at a chemical plant kills 28 people.
  • 1999
    American Airlines Flight 1420 slides and crashes while landing at Little Rock National Airport, killing 11 people on a flight from Dallas to Little Rock.

Who were born on June 1?

  • 1076
    Mstislav I of Kiev (d. 1132)
  • 1878
    John Masefield, English novelist and poet (d. 1967)
  • 1915
    John Randolph, American actor (d. 2004)
  • 1922
    Joan Copeland, American actress
  • 1929
    Nargis, Indian actress (d. 1981)
  • 1936
    Joe Doyle, Irish politician
  • 1940
    Kip Thorne, American physicist
  • 1945
    Linda Scott, American singer
  • 1966
    Greg Schiano, American football coach
  • 1969
    Teri Polo, American actress

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