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 French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.
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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)
- 70Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem.
- 1829HMS Pickle captures the armed slave ship Voladora off the coast of Cuba.
- 1832The June Rebellion breaks out in Paris in an attempt to overthrow the monarchy of Louis-Philippe.
- 1917World War I: Conscription begins in the United States as “Army registration day”.
- 1947Marshall Plan: In a speech at Harvard University, United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
- 1969The International communist conference begins in Moscow.
- 1975The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
- 1977The Apple II, one of the first personal computers, goes on sale.
- 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?
- 1876Isaac Heinemann, German-born Israeli scholar and professor of classical literature (d. 1957)
- 1877Willard Miller, American sailor (d. 1959)
- 1884Ralph Benatzky, Czech composer (d. 1957)
- 1951Suze Orman, American financial advisor, writer, and television personality
- 1958Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi, President of the Comoros
- 1958Avigdor Lieberman, Israeli politician
- 1971Takaya Tsubobayashi, Japanese racing driver
- 1980Brandi Shearer, American musician
- 1982Dallas Cook, American musician (Suburban Legends)
- 1992Joazhiño Arroe, Peruvian footballer
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