June 15: Day of the Week
June 15, 2021 is the 166th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 199 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is martes.
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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.
- 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.
- 1836Arkansas is admitted as the 25th U.S. state.
- 1867Atlantic Cable Quartz Lode gold mine located in Montana.
- 1888Crown Prince Wilhelm becomes Kaiser Wilhelm II; he will be the last Emperor of the German Empire.
- 1904A fire aboard the steamboat SS General Slocum in New York City’s East River kills 1,000.
- 1944World War II: Battle of Saipan: The United States invade Japanese-occupied Saipan.
- 1945The General Dutch Youth League (ANJV) is founded in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
- 1978King Hussein of Jordan marries American Lisa Halaby, who takes the name Queen Noor.
Who were born on June 15?
- 1900Otto Luening, German-born American composer (d. 1996)
- 1934Mikel Laboa, Spanish Basque singer and songwriter (d. 2008)
- 1955David Kennedy, American son of Robert F. Kennedy and Ethel Kennedy (d. 1984)
- 1955Julie Hagerty, American actress
- 1956Ava Cadell, American actress
- 1956Robin Curtis, American actress
- 1961Dave McAuley, Northern Irish boxer
- 1970Zan Tabak, Croatian basketball player
- 1979Danielle Lineker, Welsh model
- 1979Yulia Nestsiarenka, Belarusian athlete
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