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.
- 1757Battle of Kolín between Prussian forces under Frederick the Great and an Austrian army under the command of Field Marshal Count Leopold Joseph von Daun in the Seven Years’ War.
- 1812War of 1812: The U.S. Congress declares war on the United Kingdom.
- 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.
- 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.
- 1930Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Franklin Institute are held.
- 1945William Joyce (Lord Haw-Haw) is charged with treason for his pro-German propaganda broadcasting during World War II.
- 1979SALT II is signed by the United States and the Soviet Union.
- 1983Mona Mahmudnizhad together with nine other Bahá'í women, is sentenced to death and hanged in Shiraz, Iran because of her Bahá'í Faith.
Who were born on June 18?
- 1834Auguste-Théodore-Paul de Broglie, French philosopher (d. 1895)
- 1904Manuel Rosenthal, French conductor and composer (d. 2003)
- 1922Claude Helffer, French pianist (d. 2004)
- 1931Fernando Henrique Cardoso, President of Brazil
- 1934Mitsuteru Yokoyama, Japanese manga artist (d. 2004)
- 1937Vitaly Zholobov, Soviet cosmonaut
- 1937Wray Carlton, American football player
- 1939Jean-Claude Germain, French Canadian author, journalist and historian
- 1949Chris Van Allsburg, American author and illustrator
- 1973Eddie Cibrian, American actor
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