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Tuesday June 16, 2020

June 16: Day of the Week

June 16, 2020 is the 168th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 198 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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

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June 2020

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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.

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June 16 Historical Event(s)

  • 363
    Emperor Julian marches back up the Tigris and burns his fleet of supply ships. During the withdrawal Roman forces suffering several attacks from the Persians.
  • 1774
    Foundation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky.
  • 1795
    First Battle of Groix otherwise known as “Cornwallis’ Retreat”.
  • 1836
    The formation of the London Working Men’s Association gives rise to the Chartist Movement.
  • 1883
    The Victoria Hall theatre panic in Sunderland, England kills 183 children.
  • 1903
    Roald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage, leaving Oslo, Norway.
  • 1903
    The Ford Motor Company is incorporated.
  • 1924
    The Whampoa Military Academy is founded.
  • 1967
    The Monterey Pop Festival begins
  • 2000
    Israel complies with UN Security Council Resolution 425 after 22 years of it issuance, which calls on Israel to completely withdraw from Lebanon. Israel withdraws from all of Lebanon, except the disputed Shebaa Farms.

Who were born on June 16?

  • 1713
    Meshech Weare, American Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1786)
  • 1723
    Adam Smith, Scottish philosopher and economist (d. 1790)
  • 1896
    Murray Leinster, American science-fiction and alternate history writer (d. 1976)
  • 1917
    Aurelio Lampredi, Italian mechanical engineer (Ferrari) (d. 1989)
  • 1935
    Bill Cobbs, American actor
  • 1961
    Steve Larmer, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1969
    Mark Crossley, Welsh footballer
  • 1980
    Nehir Erdoğan, Turkish actress
  • 1984
    Rick Nash, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1986
    Farhad Reza, Bangladeshi cricketer

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