June 12, 2023 was the 163rd day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 202 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.
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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.
June 12 Historical Event(s)
An insurrection delivers Paris to the Burgundians.
French and Indian War: Siege of Louisbourg – James Wolfe’s attack at Louisbourg, Nova Scotia commences.
Holocaust: Anne Frank receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday.
Holocaust: Germany liquidates the Jewish Ghetto in Berezhany, western Ukraine. 1,180 Jews are led to the city’s old Jewish graveyard and shot.
The United States Supreme Court in Loving v. Virginia declares all U.S. state laws which prohibit interracial marriage to be unconstitutional.
Cold War: At the Brandenburg Gate U.S. President Ronald Reagan publicly challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall.
Russia Day – the parliament of the Russian Federation formally declares its sovereignty.
An election takes place in Nigeria which and is later annulled by the military Government led by Ibrahim Babangida.
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.
Kosovo War: Operation Joint Guardian begins when a NATO-led United Nations peacekeeping force (KFor) enters the province of Kosovo in Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
Who were born on June 12?
Watson Fothergill English Architect based in Nottingham (d. 1928)
Sam De Grasse, Canadian actor (d. 1953)
Bert Sakmann, German physiologist, Nobel laureate
Pat Jennings, Northern Irish footballer
Hans Binder, Austrian racing driver
Spencer Abraham, Secretary of Energy under George W. Bush
Nora Tschirner, German television presenter
Ben Blackwell, American musician
Kendra Wilkinson, American television personality and glamour model
Carla Abellana, Filipina actress
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