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Sunday June 16, 2019

June 16: Day of the Week

June 16, 2019 is the 167th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 198 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)

  • 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.
  • 1746
    War of Austrian Succession: Austria and Sardinia defeat a Franco-Spanish army at the Battle of Piacenza.
  • 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.
  • 1940
    World War II: Marshal Henri Philippe Pétain becomes Chief of State of Vichy France (Chef de l'État Français).
  • 1958
    Imre Nagy, Pál Maléter and other leaders of the 1956 Hungarian Uprising are executed.
  • 1963
    Soviet Space Program: Vostok 6 Mission – Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space.
  • 1972
    The largest single-site hydro-electric power project in Canada is inaugurated at Churchill Falls, Labrador.
  • 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.
  • 1989
    Imre Nagy, the former Hungarian Prime Minister, is reburied in Budapest.

Who were born on June 16?

  • 1139
    Emperor Konoe of Japan (d. 1155)
  • 1713
    Meshech Weare, American Governor of New Hampshire (d. 1786)
  • 1801
    Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1868)
  • 1858
    King Gustaf V of Sweden (d. 1950)
  • 1927
    Tom Graveney, English cricketer
  • 1929
    Pauline Yates, English actress
  • 1939
    Billy Crash Craddock, American country singer
  • 1977
    Craig Fitzgibbon, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1977
    Petros Papadakis, American sportscaster
  • 1989
    Jelena Glebova, Estonian figure skater

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