June 15: Day of the Week
June 15, 2019 was the 166th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 199 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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)
- 1219Northern Crusades: Danish victory at the Battle of Lyndanisse (modern-day Tallinn) establishes the Danish Duchy of Estonia. According to legend, this battle also marks the first use of the Dannebrog, the world’s first national flag still in use, as the national flag of Denmark.
- 1246With the death of Duke Frederick II, the Babenberg dynasty ends in Austria.
- 1389Battle of Kosovo: The Ottoman Empire defeats Serbs and Bosnians.
- 1580Philip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.
- 1775American Revolutionary War: George Washington is appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.
- 1776Delaware Separation Day – Delaware votes to suspend government under the British Crown and separate officially from Pennsylvania.
- 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.
- 1867Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode gold mine located in Montana.
- 1905Princess Margaret of Connaught marries Gustaf, Crown Prince of Sweden.
- 1934The U.S. Great Smoky Mountains National Park is founded.
Who were born on June 15?
- 1843Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (d. 1907)
- 1884Harry Langdon, American actor (d. 1944)
- 1906Léon Degrelle, Belgian SS officer (d. 1994)
- 1917Lash LaRue, American actor (d. 1996)
- 1968Oh Dal-su, South Korean actor
- 1969Cédric Pioline, French tennis player
- 1976Gary Lightbody, Northern Irish singer and songwriter (Snow Patrol)
- 1979Danielle Lineker, Welsh model
- 1983Derek Anderson, American football player
- 1984Luke Hodge, Australian footballer
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