June 18: Day of the Week
June 18, 2021 is the 169th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 196 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
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 18 Historical Event(s)
- 1429French forces under the leadership of Joan of Arc defeat the main English army under Sir John Fastolf at the Battle of Patay. This turns the tide of the Hundred Years’ War.
- 1767Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.
- 1859First ascent of Aletschhorn, second summit of the Bernese Alps.
- 1908Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the ship Kasato-Maru.
- 1945William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw) is charged with treason for his pro-German propaganda broadcasting during World War II.
- 1953A United States Air Force C-124 crashes and burns near Tokyo, Japan killing 129.
- 1983Mona Mahmudnizhad together with nine other Bahá'í women, is sentenced to death and hanged in Shiraz, Iran because of her Bahá'í Faith.
- 1983Space Shuttle program: STS-7, Astronaut Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space.
- 1984A major clash between about 5,000 police and a similar number of miners takes place at Orgreave, South Yorkshire, during the 1984-1985 UK miners’ strike.
- 1994The Troubles: the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) open fire inside a pub in Loughinisland, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, killing six civilians and wounding five.
Who were born on June 18?
- 1517Emperor Ogimachi of Japan (d. 1593)
- 1886Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (d. 1978)
- 1895Blanche Sweet, American actress (d. 1986)
- 1910Dick Foran, American actor (d. 1979)
- 1910Ray McKinley, American jazz drummer and bandleader (d. 1995)
- 1915Red Adair, American firefighter (d. 2004)
- 1926Allan Sandage, American astronomer (d. 2010)
- 1948Éva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano
- 1980Colin Munroe, Canadian singer and songwriter
- 1983Billy Slater, Australian NRL player
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