June 5: Day of the Week
June 5, 2022 was the 156th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 209 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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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)
- 1837Houston, Texas is incorporated by the Republic of Texas.
- 1849Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy by the signing of a new constitution.
- 1941Four thousand Chongqing residents are asphyxiated in a bomb shelter during the Bombing of Chongqing.
- 1942World War II: United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.
- 1945The Allied Control Council, the military occupation governing body of Germany, formally takes power.
- 1963British Secretary of State for War John Profumo resigns in a sex scandal known as the Profumo Affair.
- 1964DSV Alvin is commissioned.
- 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.
- 1989The Unknown Rebel halts the progress of a column of advancing tanks for over half an hour after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
Who were born on June 5?
- 1930Alifa Rifaat, Egyptian writer (d. 1996)
- 1941Erasmo Carlos, Brazilian singer and songwriter
- 1956Kenny G, American saxophonist
- 1965Michael E. Brown, American astronomer
- 1969Brian McKnight, American musician
- 1973Galilea Montijo, Mexican actress
- 1974P-Nut, American bassist (311)
- 1977Christian Martucci, American musician
- 1981Sebastien Lefebvre, Canadian musician (Simple Plan)
- 1992Emily Seebohm, Australian swimmer
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