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.
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)
- 1760Seven Years’ War: Battle of Landeshut – Austria defeats Prussia.
- 1894The International Olympic Committee is founded at the Sorbonne in Paris, at the initiative of Baron Pierre de Coubertin.
- 1917In 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.
- 1942World War II: Germany’s latest fighter, a Focke-Wulf Fw 190, is captured intact when it mistakenly lands at RAF Pembrey in Wales.
- 1946The 1946 Vancouver Island earthquake strikes Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
- 1958The Dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers.
- 196874 are killed and 150 injured in a football stampede towards a closed exit in a Buenos Aires stadium.
- 1969Warren E. Burger is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court by retiring Chief Justice Earl Warren.
- 1972Watergate 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.
- 1982Chinese 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?
- 1456Margaret of Denmark, wife of James III of Scotland (d. 1486)
- 1750Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu, French geologist (d. 1801)
- 1905Jack Pickersgill, Canadian politician (d. 1997)
- 1909David Lewis, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1981)
- 1935Maurice Ferre, American politician
- 1941Richard M. Roberts, American attorney
- 1951Michèle Mouton, French racecar driver
- 1961LaSalle Thompson, American basketball player
- 1977Miguel Ángel Angulo, Spanish footballer
- 1984Duffy, Welsh singer and songwriter
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