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Monday June 17, 2019

June 17: Day of the Week

June 17, 2019 is the 168th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 197 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

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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 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 1565
    Matsunaga Hisahide assassinates the 13th Ashikaga shogun, Ashikaga Yoshiteru.
  • 1773
    Cúcuta, Colombia, is founded by Juana Rangel de Cuéllar.
  • 1775
    American Revolutionary War: Colonists inflict heavy casualties on British forces while losing the Battle of Bunker Hill.
  • 1863
    Battle of Aldie in the Gettysburg Campaign of the American Civil War.
  • 1876
    Indian Wars: Battle of the Rosebud – 1,500 Sioux and Cheyenne led by Crazy Horse beat back General George Crook’s forces at Rosebud Creek in Montana Territory.
  • 1939
    Last public guillotining in France: Eugen Weidmann, a convicted murderer, is guillotined in Versailles outside the Saint-Pierre prison
  • 1940
    The three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania fall under the occupation of the Soviet Union.
  • 1948
    A Douglas DC-6 carrying United Airlines Flight 624 crashes near Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania, killing all 43 people on board.
  • 1960
    The Nez Perce tribe is awarded $4 million for 7 e6acre of land undervalued at 4 cents/acre in the 1863 treaty.
  • 1972
    Watergate scandal: five White House operatives are arrested for burglarizing the offices of the Democratic National Committee, in an attempt by some members of the Republican party to illegally wiretap the opposition.

Who were born on June 17?

  • 1693
    Johann Georg Walch, German theologian (d. 1775)
  • 1810
    Ferdinand Freiligrath, German writer (d. 1876)
  • 1916
    Terry Gilkyson, American singer, lyricist and composer (d. 1999)
  • 1923
    Elroy Hirsch, American football player (d. 2004)
  • 1933
    Maurice Stokes, American basketball player (d. 1970)
  • 1944
    Chris Spedding, British guitarist
  • 1970
    Michael Showalter, American comedian
  • 1978
    Kumiko Aso, Japanese actress
  • 1980
    Jeph Jacques, American webcomic writer
  • 1981
    Kyle Boller, American football player

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