Saturday June 15, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

June 15: Day of the Week

June 15, 2024 is the 167th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 199 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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

June 2024

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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 15 Historical Event(s)

Battle of Soissons: King Robert I of France is killed and King Charles the Simple is arrested by the supporters of Duke Rudolph of Burgundy.
King Magnus V of Norway is killed at the Battle of Fimreite.
Pope Leo X threatens to excommunicate Martin Luther in papal bull Exsurge Domine.
The first human blood transfusion is administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys.
American Revolutionary War: George Washington is appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.
Jean-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.
Arkansas is admitted as the 25th U.S. state.
The deadliest tsunami in Japan’s history kills more than 22,000 people.
Princess Margaret of Connaught marries Gustaf, Crown Prince of Sweden.
Near-Earth asteroid 2002 MN misses the Earth by 75000 mi, about one-third of the distance between the Earth and the Moon.

Who were born on June 15?

David Daniel Davis, British physician (d. 1841)
Nikolai Chebotaryov, Ukrainian mathematician (d. 1947)
Yuri Andropov, Soviet politician (d. 1984)
Michalis Genitsaris, Greek singer and composer (d. 2005)
Alla Kazanskaya, Russian stage and film actress (d. 2008)
Lawrence Wilkerson, American military officer
Lee Purcell, American actress
Jim Varney, American actor (d. 2000)
Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress
Almudena Cid Tostado, Spanish gymnast

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