June 4: Day of the Week
June 4, 2018 was the 155th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 210 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini 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 4 Historical Event(s)
- 1615Siege of Osaka: Forces under the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle in Japan.
- 1783The Montgolfier brothers publicly demonstrate their montgolfière (hot air balloon).
- 1802Grieving over the death of his wife, Marie Clotilde of France, King Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia abdicates his throne in favor of his brother, Victor Emmanuel.
- 1825French American Revolutionary War General Lafayette speaks at what would become Lafayette Square, Buffalo, during his visit to the United States.
- 1859Italian Independence wars: In the Battle of Magenta, the French army, under Louis-Napoleon, defeat the Austrian army.
- 1913Emily Davison, a suffragette, runs out in front of King George V’s horse, Anmer, at the Epsom Derby. She is trampled, never regains consciousness and dies a few days later.
- 1928President of the Republic of China Zhang Zuolin is assassinated by Japanese agents.
- 1970Tonga gains independence from the United Kingdom.
- 1988Three cars on a train carrying hexogen to Kazakhstan explode in Arzamas, Gorky Oblast, USSR, killing 91 and injuring about 1,500.
- 1996The first flight of Ariane 5 explodes after roughly 20 seconds. It was a Cluster mission.
Who were born on June 4?
- 1394Philippa of England, queen of Denmark, Norway and Sweden (d. 1430)
- 1665Zacharie Robutel de La Noue, Canadian soldier (d. 1733)
- 1904Bhagat Puran Singh, Punjabi social activist (d. 1992)
- 1942Louis Reichardt, American mountaineer
- 1948Jurgen Sparwasser, German footballer
- 1957John Treacy, Irish athlete
- 1966Vladimir Voevodsky, Russian mathematician
- 1979Naohiro Takahara, Japanese footballer
- 1982Jamie Dornan, Irish model and actor
- 1984Enrico Rossi Chauvenet, Italian footballer
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