June 18: Day of the Week
June 18, 2019 is the 169th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 196 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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)
- 1767Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti and is considered the first European to reach the island.
- 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.
- 1859First ascent of Aletschhorn, second summit of the Bernese Alps.
- 1887The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.
- 1900Empress Dowager Longyu of China orders all foreigners killed, including foreign diplomats and their families.
- 1930Groundbreaking ceremonies for the Franklin Institute are held.
- 1940“Finest Hour” speech by Winston Churchill.
- 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.
- 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?
- 1886Alexander Wetmore, American ornithologist (d. 1978)
- 1891Mae Busch, Australian actress (d. 1946)
- 1908Stanley Knowles, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
- 1922Claude Helffer, French pianist (d. 2004)
- 1942Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor (d. 2004)
- 1969Christopher Largen, American author
- 1972Wikus du Toit, South African actor
- 1973Ray Lamontagne, American singer-songwriter
- 1983Cameron Smith, Australian NRL player
- 1986Richard Gasquet, French tennis player
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