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Wednesday June 5, 2019

June 5: Day of the Week

June 5, 2019 is the 156th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 209 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is 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.

June 2019
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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)

  • 1832
    The June Rebellion breaks out in Paris in an attempt to overthrow the monarchy of Louis-Philippe.
  • 1888
    The Rio de la Plata Earthquake takes place.
  • 1946
    A fire in the La Salle Hotel in Chicago, Illinois kills 61 people.
  • 1947
    Marshall Plan: In a speech at Harvard University, United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
  • 1956
    Elvis Presley introduces his new single, “Hound Dog”, on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
  • 1968
    U.S. presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California by Palestinian Sirhan Sirhan. Kennedy dies the next day.
  • 1969
    The International communist conference begins in Moscow.
  • 1993
    Portions of the Holbeck Hall Hotel in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, fall into the sea following a landslide.
  • 2001
    Tropical Storm Allison makes landfall on the upper-Texas coastline as a strong tropical storm and dumps large amounts of rain over Houston. The storm caused $5.5 billion in damages, making Allison the costliest tropical storm in U.S. history.
  • 2006
    Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.

Who were born on June 5?

  • 1718
    Thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker (d. 1779)
  • 1905
    Jock Cameron, South African cricketer, Wisden COY 1936 (d. 1935)
  • 1939
    Joe Clark, sixteenth Prime Minister of Canada
  • 1951
    Jill Biden, American educator and wife of Vice President Joe Biden
  • 1961
    Aldo Costa, Italian engineer
  • 1961
    Anthony Burger, American musician and singer (d. 2006)
  • 1961
    Mary Kay Bergman, American voice actress (d. 1999)
  • 1965
    Sandrine Piau, French soprano
  • 1976
    Torry Holt, American football player
  • 1979
    Fraser Watts, Scottish cricketer

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