June 12: Day of the Week
June 12, 2018 was the 163rd day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 202 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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 12 Historical Event(s)
- 1418An insurrection delivers Paris to the Burgundians.
- 1758French and Indian War: Siege of Louisbourg – James Wolfe’s attack at Louisbourg, Nova Scotia commences.
- 1899New Richmond Tornado: the eighth deadliest tornado in U.S. history kills 117 people and injures around 200.
- 1939Shooting begins on Paramount Pictures’ Dr. Cyclops, the first horror film photographed in three-strip Technicolor.
- 1967Venera program: Venera 4 is launched (it will become the first space probe to enter another planet’s atmosphere and successfully return data).
- 19911991 Kokkadichcholai massacre: the Sri Lankan Army massacres 152 minority Tamil civilians in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.
- 1996In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a panel of federal judges blocks a law against indecency on the internet.
- 1997Queen Elizabeth II reopens the Globe Theatre in London.
- 1999Kosovo War: Operation Joint Guardian begins when a NATO-led United Nations peacekeeping force (KFor) enters the province of Kosovo in Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
- 2000Sandro Rosa do Nascimento takes hostages while robbing Bus #174 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; the highly-publicized standoff becomes a media circus and ends with the death of do Nascimento and a hostage.
Who were born on June 12?
- 1861William Attewell, English cricketer (d. 1927)
- 1929Anne Frank, German-born Dutch Jewish diarist and Holocaust victim (d. 1945)
- 1929Jameel Jalibi, Pakistani scholar, writer, and Urdu linguist
- 1951Brad Delp, American singer (Boston) (d. 2007)
- 1953David Thornton, American actor
- 1957Javed Miandad, Pakistani cricketer and coach
- 1959Scott Thompson, Canadian comedian (The Kids in the Hall)
- 1977Wade Redden, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1982Loïc Duval, French racing driver
- 1985Chris Young, American musician
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