June 24: Day of the Week
June 24, 2019 is the 175th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 190 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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 24 Historical Event(s)
- 109Roman emperor Trajan inaugurates the Aqua Traiana, an aqueduct that channels water from Lake Bracciano, 40 km north-west of Rome.
- 1340Hundred Years’ War: Battle of Sluys – The French fleet is almost destroyed by the English Fleet commanded in person by King Edward III.
- 1509Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon are crowned King and Queen of England.
- 1604Samuel de Champlain discovers the mouth of the Saint John River, site of Reversing Falls and the present day city of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada.
- 1779American Revolutionary War: The Great Siege of Gibraltar begins.
- 1813Battle of Beaver Dams: a British and Indian combined force defeats the United States Army.
- 1821The Battle of Carabobo takes place. It is the decisive battle in the war of independence of Venezuela from Spain.
- 1894Marie Francois Sadi Carnot is assassinated by Sante Geronimo Caserio.
- 1902King Edward VII of the United Kingdom develops appendicitis, delaying his coronation.
- 1916Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to sign a million dollar contract.
Who were born on June 24?
- 1343Jeanne de Valois, Queen of Navarre (d. 1373)
- 1587William Arnold, English settler of Providence Plantation (d. 1675)
- 1774Antonio González de Balcarce, Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata (d. 1819)
- 1811John Archibald Campbell, Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (d. 1889)
- 1906Pierre Fournier, French cellist (d. 1986)
- 1955Edmund Malura, German footballer
- 1963Preki (Predrag Radosavljević), Serbian-born American soccer player
- 1966Adrienne Shelly, American actress, director and screenwriter (d. 2006)
- 1984J. J. Redick, American basketball player
- 1989Apoorva Anwekar, Indian Born active in Raipur Chattisgarh (2PM)
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