June 18: Day of the Week
June 18, 2019 was the 169th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 196 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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)
- 1264The Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature.
- 1815Napoleonic Wars: The Battle of Waterloo results in the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte by the Duke of Wellington and Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher forcing him to abdicate the throne of France for the second and last time.
- 1858Charles Darwin receives a paper from Alfred Russel Wallace that includes nearly identical conclusions about evolution as Darwin’s own, prompting Darwin to publish his theory.
- 1887The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.
- 1923Checker Taxi puts its first taxi on the streets.
- 1940“Finest Hour” speech by Winston Churchill.
- 1953A United States Air Force C-124 crashes and burns near Tokyo, Japan killing 129.
- 1954Pierre Mendès-France becomes Prime Minister of France.
- 1979SALT II is signed by the United States and the Soviet Union.
- 2006The first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat is launched.
Who were born on June 18?
- 1908Nedra Volz, American actress (d. 2003)
- 1946Fabio Capello, Italian football coach
- 1948Éva Marton, Hungarian operatic soprano
- 1964Uday Hussein, Iraqi leader, son of Saddam Hussein (d. 2003)
- 1969Christopher Largen, American author
- 1975Martin St. Louis, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1980Antonio Gates, American football player
- 1980Tara Platt, American actress
- 1981Teresa Cormack, New Zealand murder victim (d. 1987)
- 1984Kissy Sell Out, UK Record Producer and DJ
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