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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)

  • 1746
    War of Austrian Succession: Austria and Sardinia defeat a Franco-Spanish army at the Battle of Piacenza.
  • 1755
    French and Indian War: the French surrender Fort Beauséjour to the British, leading to the expulsion of the Acadians.
  • 1774
    Foundation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky.
  • 1836
    The formation of the London Working Men’s Association gives rise to the Chartist Movement.
  • 1871
    The University Tests Act allows students to enter the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham without religious tests (except for those intending to study theology).
  • 1903
    Roald Amundsen commences the first east-west navigation of the Northwest Passage, leaving Oslo, Norway.
  • 1911
    A 772 gram stony meteorite strikes the earth near Kilbourn, Wisconsin damaging a barn.
  • 1922
    General election in the Irish Free State: the pro-Treaty Sinn Féin win a large majority.
  • 1924
    The Whampoa Military Academy is founded.
  • 1963
    Soviet Space Program: Vostok 6 Mission – Cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space.

Who were born on June 16?

  • 1858
    King Gustaf V of Sweden (d. 1950)
  • 1903
    Huldreich Georg Früh, Swiss composer (d. 1945)
  • 1937
    Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, Tsar and later Prime Minister of Bulgaria
  • 1946
    Rick Adelman, American basketball player and coach
  • 1960
    Peter Sterling, Australian rugby league footballer
  • 1962
    Wally Joyner, American baseball player
  • 1970
    Cobi Jones, American soccer player
  • 1977
    Petros Papadakis, American sportscaster
  • 1980
    Phil Christophers, German-born English rugby player
  • 1981
    Ben Kweller, American singer and songwriter

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