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Sunday June 23, 2019

June 23: Day of the Week

June 23, 2019 is the 174th day of the year 2019 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 Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.

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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 23 Historical Event(s)

  • 1760
    Seven Years’ War: Battle of Landeshut – Austria defeats Prussia.
  • 1894
    The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne in Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
  • 1917
    In a game against the Washington Senators, Boston Red Sox pitcher Ernie Shore retires 26 batters in a row after replacing Babe Ruth, who had been ejected for punching the umpire.
  • 1942
    World War II: Germany’s latest fighter, a Focke-Wulf Fw 190, is captured intact when it mistakenly lands at RAF Pembrey in Wales.
  • 1946
    The 1946 Vancouver Island earthquake strikes Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
  • 1958
    The Dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers.
  • 1968
    74 are killed and 150 injured in a football stampede towards a closed exit in a Buenos Aires stadium.
  • 1969
    Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court by retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren.
  • 1972
    Watergate Scandal: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon and White House Chief of Staff H. R. Haldeman are taped talking about using the Central Intelligence Agency to obstruct the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s investigation into the Watergate break-ins.
  • 1982
    Chinese American Vincent Chin is beaten to death in Highland Park, Michigan, by two auto workers who had mistaken him for Japanese and who were angry about the success of Japanese auto companies.

Who were born on June 23?

  • 1456
    Margaret of Denmark, wife of James III of Scotland (d. 1486)
  • 1750
    Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu, French geologist (d. 1801)
  • 1905
    Jack Pickersgill, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
  • 1909
    David Lewis, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1981)
  • 1935
    Maurice Ferre, American politician
  • 1941
    Richard M. Roberts, American attorney
  • 1951
    Michèle Mouton, French racecar driver
  • 1961
    LaSalle Thompson, American basketball player
  • 1977
    Miguel Ángel Angulo, Spanish footballer
  • 1984
    Duffy, Welsh singer and songwriter

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