June 10: Day of the Week
June 10, 2019 was the 161st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 204 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 10 Historical Event(s)
- 1619Thirty Years’ War: Battle of Záblatí, a turning point in the Bohemian Revolt.
- 1786A landslide dam on the Dadu River created by an earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China.
- 1793The Jardin des Plantes museum opens in Paris. A year later, it becomes the first public zoo.
- 1886Mount Tarawera in New Zealand erupts, killing 153 people and destroying the famous Pink and White Terraces.
- 1924Fascists kidnap and kill Italian Socialist leader Giacomo Matteotti in Rome.
- 1944In baseball, 15-year old Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds becomes the youngest player ever in a major-league game.
- 1944World War II: In Distomo, Boeotia Prefecture, Greece 218 men, women and children are massacred by German troops.
- 1999Kosovo War: NATO suspends its air strikes after Slobodan Milošević agrees to withdraw Serbian forces from Kosovo.
- 2002The first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans is carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.
- 2003The Spirit Rover is launched, beginning NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover mission.
Who were born on June 10?
- 1910Howlin' Wolf, American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player (d. 1976)
- 1922Judy Garland, American musical actress (d. 1969)
- 1941David Walker, Australian racing driver
- 1951Dan Fouts, American football player
- 1953John Edwards, American politician and lawyer
- 1962Brent Sutter, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1962Gina Gershon, American actress
- 1977Mike Rosenthal, American football player
- 1988Patrik Lindberg, Swedish Counter-Strike player
- 1992Kate Upton, American model
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