June 15: Day of the Week
June 15, 2020 was the 167th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 199 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.
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)
- 1580Philip II of Spain declares William the Silent to be an outlaw.
- 1667The first human blood transfusion is administered by Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys.
- 1775American Revolutionary War: George Washington is appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.
- 1804New Hampshire approves the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution, ratifying the document.
- 1844Charles Goodyear receives a patent for vulcanization, a process to strengthen rubber.
- 1913The Battle of Bud Bagsak in the Philippines ends.
- 1920A new border treaty between Germany and Denmark gives northern Schleswig to Denmark.
- 1994Israel and Vatican City establish full diplomatic relations.
- 1996The Provisional Irish Republican Army explodes a large bomb in the middle of Manchester, England.
- 2002Near-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?
- 1624Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (d. 1704)
- 1777David Daniel Davis, British physician (d. 1841)
- 1937Waylon Jennings, American singer (d. 2002)
- 1949Russell Hitchcock, Australian singer (Air Supply)
- 1963Blanca Portillo, Spanish actress
- 1969Maurice Odumbe, Kenyan cricketer
- 1970Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano
- 1972Andy Pettitte, American baseball player
- 1978Wilfred Bouma, Dutch footballer
- 1983Laura Imbruglia, Australian musician
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