June 5: Day of the Week
June 5, 2020 is the 157th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 209 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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.
- 1798The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
- 1849Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy by the signing of a new constitution.
- 1915Denmark amends its constitution to allow women’s suffrage.
- 1947Marshall Plan: In a speech at Harvard University, United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
- 1963British Secretary of State for War John Profumo resigns in a sex scandal known as the Profumo Affair.
- 1968U.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.
- 1977A coup takes place in Seychelles.
- 1995The Bose-Einstein condensate is first created.
- 2003A severe heat wave across Pakistan and India reaches its peak, as temperatures exceed 50°C (122°F) in the region.
Who were born on June 5?
- 1895William Boyd, American actor (d. 1972)
- 1923Jorge Daponte, Argentine racing driver (d. 1963)
- 1939Margaret Drabble, English novelist
- 1944Colm Wilkinson, Irish singer
- 1972Chuck Klosterman, American journalist
- 1973Daniel Gildenlöw, Swedish musician and songwriter
- 1973Gella Vandecaveye, Belgian judoka
- 1983Marques Colston, American football player
- 1985Kenny De Ketele, Belgian cyclist
- 1992Emily Seebohm, Australian swimmer
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