June 1: Day of the Week
June 1, 2019 was the 152nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 213 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 193Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is assassinated.
- 1204King Philip Augustus of France conquers Rouen.
- 1533Anne Boleyn is crowned Queen of England.
- 1813James Lawrence, the mortally-wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, gives his final order: “Don't give up the ship!”
- 1831James Clark Ross discovers the North Magnetic Pole.
- 1890The United States Census Bureau begins using Herman Hollerith’s tabulating machine to count census returns.
- 1929The 1st Conference of the Communist Parties of Latin America is held in Buenos Aires.
- 1960New Zealand’s first official television broadcast commences at 7.30 pm from Auckland.
- 1974The Heimlich maneuver for rescuing choking victims is published in the journal Emergency Medicine.
- 2009General Motors files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth largest United States bankruptcy in history.
Who were born on June 1?
- 1633Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (d. 1687)
- 1901Hap Day, Canadian hockey player and manager (d. 1990)
- 1903Vasyl Velychkovsky, Ukrainian bishop (d. 1973)
- 1922Povel Ramel, Swedish entertainer (d. 2007)
- 1936Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslav actor (d. 2010)
- 1947Ronnie Wood, English guitarist (Rolling Stones)
- 1977Danielle Harris, American actress
- 1977Sarah Wayne Callies, American actress
- 1979Santana Moss, American football player
- 1987Zoltán Harsányi, Slovakian footballer
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