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Thursday June 20, 2019

June 20: Day of the Week

June 20, 2019 is the 171st day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 194 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is jeudi.

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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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 20: This Day in History

On leap years, this day usually marks the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere.

June 20 Historical Event(s)

  • 1214
    The University of Oxford receives its charter.
  • 1685
    Monmouth Rebellion: James Scott, 1st Duke of Monmouth declares himself King of England at Bridgwater.
  • 1863
    American Civil War: West Virginia is admitted as the 35th U.S. state.
  • 1887
    Victoria Terminus, the busiest railway station in India, opens in Bombay.
  • 1893
    Lizzie Borden is acquitted of the murders of her father and stepmother.
  • 1959
    A rare June hurricane strikes Canada’s Gulf of St. Lawrence killing 35.
  • 1960
    The Mali Federation gains independence from France (it later splits into Mali and Senegal).
  • 1972
    Watergate scandal: An 18½-minute gap appears in the tape recording of the conversations between U.S. President Richard Nixon and his advisers regarding the recent arrests of his operatives while breaking into the Watergate complex.
  • 1982
    The Argentine base (Corbeta Uruguay) on Southern Thule surrenders to Royal Marine commandos in the final action of the Falklands War.
  • 2009
    During the Iranian election protests, the death of Neda Agha-Soltan is captured on video and spreads virally on the Internet, making it “probably the most widely witnessed death in human history”.

Who were born on June 20?

  • 1723
    Adam Ferguson, Scottish philosopher and historian (d. 1816)
  • 1808
    Samson Raphael Hirsch, German rabbi (d. 1888)
  • 1855
    Sir Richard Lodge, English historian (d. 1936)
  • 1872
    George Carpenter, the 5th General of The Salvation Army (d. 1948)
  • 1934
    Rossana Podestà, Italian actress
  • 1954
    Ilan Ramon, Israeli combat pilot and astronaut (d. 2003)
  • 1972
    Paul Bako, American baseball player
  • 1974
    Tuta, Brazilian footballer
  • 1978
    Frank Lampard, English footballer
  • 1985
    Matt Flynn, American football player

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