June 10: Day of the Week
June 10, 2021 was the 161st day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 204 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 1539Council of Trent: Paul III sends out letters to his bishops, delaying the Council due to war and the difficulty bishops had traveling to Venice.
- 1805First Barbary War: Yusuf Karamanli signs a treaty ending the hostilities between Tripolitania and the United States.
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of Brice’s Crossroads. Confederate troops under Nathan Bedford Forrest defeat a much larger Union force led by General Samuel D. Sturgis in Mississippi.
- 1871Sinmiyangyo: Captain McLane Tilton leads 109 U.S. Marines in a naval attack on Han River forts on Kanghwa Island, Korea.
- 1878League of Prizren is established, to oppose the decisions of the Congress of Berlin and the Treaty of San Stephano, as a consequence of which the Albanian lands in Balkans were being partitioned and given to the neighbor states of Serbia, Montenegro, Bulgaria and Greece.
- 1918The Austro-Hungarian battleship Ship SMS sinks after being torpedoed by an Italian MAS motorboat.
- 1940World War II: Norway surrenders to German forces.
- 1945Australian Imperial Forces land in Brunei Bay to liberate Brunei.
- 1977Apple ships its first Apple II personal computer.
- 2002The first direct electronic communication experiment between the nervous systems of two humans is carried out by Kevin Warwick in the United Kingdom.
Who were born on June 10?
- 1819Gustave Courbet, French painter (d. 1877)
- 1929James McDivitt, American astronaut
- 1938Violetta Villas, Polish singer and actress (d. 2011)
- 1951Dan Fouts, American football player
- 1961Kim Deal, American bassist (Pixies, The Breeders)
- 1968The D.O.C., American rapper
- 1969Ronny Johnsen, Norwegian football player
- 1981Albie Morkel, South African cricketer
- 1981Jonathan Bennett, American actor
- 1984Dirk Van Tichelt, Belgian judoka
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