June 1: Day of the Week
June 1, 2019 is the 152nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 1648The Roundheads defeat the Cavaliers at the Battle of Maidstone in the Second English Civil War.
- 1670In Dover, England, Charles II of Great Britain and Louis XIV of France sign the secret treaty of Dover, which will force England into the Third Anglo-Dutch War.
- 1941The Farhud, a pogrom of Iraqi Jews, takes place in Baghdad.
- 1946Ion Antonescu, “Conducator” (leader) of Romania during World War II, is executed.
- 1962The Pilkington Committee on Broadcasting concludes, among other things, that the British public did not want commercial radio broadcasting.
- 1974Flixborough disaster: an explosion at a chemical plant kills 28 people.
- 1979The first black-led government of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) in 90 years takes power.
- 1990George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.
- 2001Dolphinarium massacre: A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv.
- 2011A rare tornado outbreak occurs in New England; a strong EF3 tornado strikes Springfield, Massachusetts during the event, killing four people.
Who were born on June 1?
- 1134Geoffrey, Count of Nantes, brother of Henry II of England (d. 1158)
- 1908Julie Campbell Tatham, American writer (d. 1999)
- 1909Hans Vogt, Norwegian linguist (d. 1986)
- 1930Edward Woodward, English actor (d. 2009)
- 1946Brian Cox, Scottish actor
- 1968Jeff Hackett, Canadian hockey player
- 1971Mario Cimarro, Cuban actor and singer
- 1973Derek Lowe, American baseball player
- 1974Melissa Sagemiller, American actress
- 1985Sam Young, American basketball player
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