June 10: Day of the Week
June 10, 2020 is the 162nd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 204 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is miércoles.
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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.
- 1793French Revolution: Following the arrests of Girondin leaders, the Jacobins gain control of the Committee of Public Safety installing the revolutionary dictatorship.
- 1861American Civil War: Battle of Big Bethel. Confederate troops under John B. Magruder defeat a much larger Union force led by General Ebenezer W. Pierce in Virginia.
- 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.
- 1925Inaugural service for the United Church of Canada, a union of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregationalist churches, held in the Toronto Arena.
- 1944World War II: In Distomo, Boeotia Prefecture, Greece 218 men, women and children are massacred by German troops.
- 1967Argentina becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
- 1991The kidnapping of Jaycee Lee Dugard
- 1996Peace talks begin in Northern Ireland without the participation of Sinn Féin.
Who were born on June 10?
- 1213Fakhruddin 'Iraqi, Persian philosopher (d. 1289)
- 1835Rebecca Latimer Felton, U.S. Senator from Georgia, the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate (d. 1930)
- 1929Harald Juhnke, German actor and comedian (d. 2005)
- 1933F. Lee Bailey, American attorney
- 1935Vic Elford, British racing driver
- 1951Dan Fouts, American football player
- 1959Carlo Ancelotti, Italian football player and manager
- 1961Kim Deal, American bassist (Pixies, The Breeders)
- 1968The D.O.C., American rapper
- 1971Joel “JoJo” Hailey, American R&B singer (K-Ci & JoJo)
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