June 5: Day of the Week
June 5, 2019 was the 156th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 209 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Wednesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Suiyōbi.
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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 5 Historical Event(s)
- 1257Kraków, Poland receives city rights.
- 1862As the Treaty of Saigon is signed, ceding parts of southern Vietnam to France, the guerrilla leader Truong Dinh decides to defy Emperor Tu Duc of Vietnam and fight on against the Europeans.
- 1888The Rio de la Plata Earthquake takes place.
- 1900Second Boer War: British soldiers take Pretoria.
- 1916Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
- 1942World War II: United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.
- 1977The Apple II, one of the first personal computers, goes on sale.
- 1981The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that five people in Los Angeles, California have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of AIDS.
- 1993Portions of the Holbeck Hall Hotel in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, fall into the sea following a landslide.
- 2006Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
Who were born on June 5?
- 1883John Maynard Keynes, English economist (d. 1946)
- 1894Roy Thomson, Lord Thomson of Fleet, English publisher (d. 1976)
- 1902Arthur Powell Davies, American religious minister (d. 1957)
- 1941Erasmo Carlos, Brazilian singer and songwriter
- 1958Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, President of the Comoros
- 1979Jason White, American racing driver
- 1980Sutee Suksomkit, Thai football player
- 1987Charlie Clements, English actor
- 1995Troye Sivan, South African/Australian actor and singer
- 2005Irene Urdangarín y de Borbón, granddaughter of King Juan Carlos I of Spain
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