June 15: Day of the Week
June 15, 2020 is the 167th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 199 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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 15 Historical Event(s)
- 1184King Magnus V of Norway is killed at the Battle of Fimreite.
- 1520Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther in papal bull Exsurge Domine.
- 1785Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, co-pilot of the first-ever manned flight (1783), and his companion, Pierre Romain, become the first-ever casualties of an air crash when their hot air balloon explodes during their attempt to cross the English Channel.
- 1836Arkansas is admitted as the 25th U.S. state.
- 1864Arlington National Cemetery is established when 200 acre around Arlington Mansion (formerly owned by Confederate General Robert E. Lee) are officially set aside as a military cemetery by U.S. Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton.
- 1905Princess Margaret of Connaught marries Gustaf, Crown Prince of Sweden.
- 1913The Battle of Bud Bagsak in the Philippines ends.
- 1944In the Saskatchewan general election, the CCF, led by Tommy Douglas, is elected and forms the first socialist government in North America.
- 1954UEFA (Union of European Football Associations) is formed in Basel, Switzerland.
- 1985Rembrandt’s painting Danaë is attacked by a man (later judged insane) who throws sulfuric acid on the canvas and cuts it twice with a knife.
Who were born on June 15?
- 1765Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician (d. 1831)
- 1911W.V. Awdry, British children’s writer (d. 1997)
- 1914Hilda Terry, American cartoonist (d. 2006)
- 1921Erroll Garner, American musician (d. 1977)
- 1943Lee Shallat-Chemel, American television director
- 1956Lance Parrish, American baseball player
- 1959Alan Brazil, British footballer
- 1975Elizabeth Reaser, American actress
- 1977Nina Liu, Australian actress
- 1978Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer
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