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Wednesday June 23, 2021

June 23: Day of the Week

June 23, 2021 was the 174th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 191 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.

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

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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)

  • 79
    Titus succeeds his father Vespasian as the tenth Roman Emperor.
  • 1314
    First War of Scottish Independence: The Battle of Bannockburn (south of Stirling) begins.
  • 1565
    Turgut Reis (Dragut), commander of the Ottoman navy, dies during the Siege of Malta.
  • 1661
    Marriage contract between Charles II of England and Catherine of Braganza.
  • 1941
    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.
  • 1943
    World War II: The British destroyers HMS Eclipse and HMS Laforey sink the Italian submarine Ascianghi in the Mediterranean after she torpedoes the cruiser HMS Newfoundland.
  • 1956
    The French National Assembly takes the first step in creating the French Community by passing the Loi Cadre, transferring a number of powers from Paris to elected territorial governments in French West Africa.
  • 1961
    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.
  • 1967
    Cold War: U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson meets with Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin in Glassboro, New Jersey for the three-day Glassboro Summit Conference.
  • 1985
    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?

  • 1456
    Margaret of Denmark, wife of James III of Scotland (d. 1486)
  • 1940
    Stuart Sutcliffe, English painter and bassist (The Beatles) (d. 1962)
  • 1948
    Myles Goodwyn, Canadian guitarist and vocalist (April Wine)
  • 1951
    Angelo Falcón, American political scientist, Latino community advocate
  • 1955
    Jordan, British actress and model
  • 1967
    Helen Geake, British archaeologist
  • 1972
    Selma Blair, American actress
  • 1976
    Savvas Poursaitidis, Greek-Cypriot footballer
  • 1980
    Francesca Schiavone, Italian tennis player
  • 1983
    Brooks Laich, Canadian ice hockey player

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