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Sunday June 16, 2019

June 16: Day of the Week

June 16, 2019 was the 167th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 198 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.

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

June 2019
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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)

  • 1487
    Battle of Stoke Field, the final engagement of the Wars of the Roses.
  • 1755
    French and Indian War: the French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British, leading to the expulsion of the Acadians.
  • 1815
    Battle of Ligny and Battle of Quatre Bras, two days before the Battle of Waterloo.
  • 1858
    Abraham Lincoln delivers his House Divided speech in Springfield, Illinois.
  • 1922
    General election in the Irish Free State: the pro-Treaty Sinn Féin win a large majority.
  • 1930
    Sovnarkom establishes decree time in the USSR.
  • 1933
    The National Industrial Recovery Act is passed.
  • 1940
    World War II: Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain becomes Chief of State of Vichy France (Chef de l'État Français).
  • 1976
    Soweto uprising: a non-violent march by 15,000 students in Soweto, South Africa turns into days of rioting when police open fire on the crowd.
  • 1977
    Oracle Corporation is incorporated in Redwood Shores, California, as Software Development Laboratories (SDL) by Larry Ellison, Bob Miner and Ed Oates.

Who were born on June 16?

  • 1801
    Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1868)
  • 1806
    Edward Davy, English physician, chemist and inventor (d. 1885)
  • 1902
    Barbara McClintock, American geneticist, Nobel laureate (d. 1992)
  • 1927
    Herbert Lichtenfeld, German author and playwright (d. 2001)
  • 1935
    Jim Dine, American artist
  • 1940
    Neil Goldschmidt, American Governor of Oregon
  • 1967
    Charalambos Andreou, Greek-Cypriot footballer
  • 1978
    Jasmine Leong, Chinese Malaysian singer
  • 1981
    Ben Kweller, American singer and songwriter
  • 1989
    Jelena Glebova, Estonian figure skater

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