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Saturday June 22, 2019

June 22: Day of the Week

June 22, 2019 was the 173rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 192 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.

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

June 2019
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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer 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 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 217 BC
    Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.
  • 1633
    The Holy Office in Rome forces Galileo Galilei to recant his view that the Sun, not the Earth, is the center of the Universe.
  • 1807
    In the Chesapeake–Leopard Affair, the British warship HMS Leopard attacks and boards the American frigate USS Chesapeake.
  • 1893
    The Royal Navy battleship HMS Camperdown accidentally rams the British Mediterranean Fleet flagship HMS Victoria which sinks taking 358 crew with her, including the fleet’s commander, Vice-Admiral Sir George Tryon.
  • 1898
    Spanish–American War: United States Marines land in Cuba.
  • 1907
    The London Underground’s Charing Cross, Euston and Hampstead Railway opens.
  • 1911
    George V and Mary of Teck are crowned King and Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
  • 1944
    Opening day of the Soviet Union’s Operation Bagration against the Army Group Centre.
  • 1984
    Virgin Atlantic Airways launches with its first flight from London Heathrow Airport.
  • 2009
    Eastman Kodak Company announces that it will discontinue sales of the Kodachrome Color Film, concluding its 74-year run as a photography icon.

Who were born on June 22?

  • 1906
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American writer, wife of Charles Lindbergh (d. 2001)
  • 1916
    Johnny Jacobs, American television announcer (d. 1982)
  • 1933
    Libor Pešek, Czech conductor
  • 1941
    Ed Bradley, American journalist (d. 2006)
  • 1943
    Judith Barker, English actress
  • 1962
    Clyde Drexler, American basketball player
  • 1962
    Stephen Chow, Hong Kong actor and director
  • 1965
    Ľubomír Moravčík, Slovak footballer
  • 1975
    Müslüm Can, Turkish footballer
  • 1987
    Nikita Rukavytsya, Ukrainian-born Australian soccer player

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