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Friday June 12, 2020

June 12: Day of the Week

June 12, 2020 is the 164th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 202 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.

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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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)

  • 1665
    England installs a municipal government in New York City (the former Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam).
  • 1899
    New Richmond Tornado: the eighth deadliest tornado in U.S. history kills 117 people and injures around 200.
  • 1939
    Shooting begins on Paramount Pictures’ Dr. Cyclops, the first horror film photographed in three-strip Technicolor.
  • 1942
    Holocaust: Anne Frank receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday.
  • 1963
    Civil rights leader Medgar Evers is murdered in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi by Ku Klux Klan member Byron De La Beckwith.
  • 1987
    Cold War: At the Brandenburg Gate U.S. President Ronald Reagan publicly challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.
  • 1990
    Russia Day – the parliament of the Russian Federation formally declares its sovereignty.
  • 1991
    Russians elect Boris Yeltsin as the president of the republic.
  • 1994
    Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside her home in Los Angeles, California. O.J. Simpson is later acquitted of the killings, but is held liable in wrongful death civil suit.
  • 2001
    Robert Edward Dyer is sentenced to 16 years’ imprisonment for attempting to extort money from a British supermarket chain through a letter bomb campaign.

Who were born on June 12?

  • 1806
    John A. Roebling, German-American civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge) (d. 1869)
  • 1841
    Watson Fothergill English Architect based in Nottingham (d. 1928)
  • 1903
    Emmett Hardy, American musician (d. 1925)
  • 1919
    Uta Hagen, American actress (d. 2004)
  • 1920
    Dave Berg, American cartoonist (d. 2002)
  • 1928
    Vic Damone, American singer
  • 1937
    Klaus Basikow, German football player and manager
  • 1941
    Roy Harper, English musician
  • 1959
    Jenilee Harrison, American actress
  • 1973
    Jason Caffey, American basketball player

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