June 18: Day of the Week
June 18, 2020 is the 170th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 196 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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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)
- 1178Five Canterbury monks see what is possibly the Giordano Bruno crater being formed. It is believed that the current oscillations of the Moon’s distance from the Earth (on the order of meters) are a result of this collision.
- 1873Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 for attempting to vote in the 1872 presidential election.
- 1908Japanese immigration to Brazil begins when 781 people arrive in Santos aboard the ship Kasato-Maru.
- 1930Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Franklin Institute are held.
- 1940Appeal of June 18 by Charles de Gaulle.
- 1946Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia, a Socialist, calls for a Direct Action Day against the Portuguese in Goa. A road is named after this date in Panjim.
- 1954Pierre Mendès-France becomes Prime Minister of France.
- 1965Vietnam War: The United States uses B-52 bombers to attack National Liberation Front guerrilla fighters in South Vietnam.
- 1994The Troubles: the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) open fire inside a pub in Loughinisland, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, killing six civilians and wounding five.
- 2006The first Kazakh space satellite, KazSat is launched.
Who were born on June 18?
- 1269Princess Eleanor of England (d. 1298)
- 1834Auguste-Théodore-Paul de Broglie, French philosopher (d. 1895)
- 1907Frithjof Schuon, Swiss metaphysician, poet, and painter (d. 1998)
- 1927Paul Eddington, English actor (d. 1995)
- 1935Hugh McColl, American banker
- 1949Jarosław Kaczyński, Polish politician
- 1952Isabella Rossellini, Italian actress
- 1953Vladislav Terzyul, Ukrainian mountaineer (d. 2004)
- 1980Ivana Wong, Hong Kong singer and songwriter
- 1983Billy Slater, Australian NRL player
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