Sunday June 23, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

June 23: Day of the Week

June 23, 2024 is the 175th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 191 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.

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

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

June 2024

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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.

June 23 Historical Event(s)

A peace treaty between the Flemish and the French is signed at Athis-sur-Orge.
First War of Scottish Independence: The Battle of Bannockburn (south of Stirling) begins.
American Revolution: Battle of Springfield fought in and around Springfield, New Jersey (including Short Hills, formerly of Springfield, now of Millburn Township).
The United States Congress establishes the Government Printing Office.
The Rocky Mountains Park Act becomes law in Canada creating the nation’s first national park, Banff National Park.
The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne in Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
The Lithuanian Activist Front declares independence from the Soviet Union and forms the Provisional Government of Lithuania; it lasts only briefly as the Nazis will occupy Lithuania a few weeks later.
The 1946 Vancouver Island earthquake strikes Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Cold War: the Antarctic Treaty, which sets aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve and bans military activity on the continent, comes into force after the opening date for signature set for the December 1, 1959.
A terrorist bomb aboard Air India flight 182 brings the Boeing 747 down off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 aboard.

Who were born on June 23?

Cyclone Taylor, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1979)
King Tribhuvan of Nepal (d. 1955)
June Carter Cash, American singer (d. 2003)
Maurice Ferre, American politician
Ted Shackelford, American actor
Darhyl S. Ramsey, American author
Chico DeBarge, American R&B singer (DeBarge)
Savvas Poursaitidis, Greek-Cypriot footballer
Francesca Schiavone, Italian tennis player
Charlie Jones, British actor

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