June 5: Day of the Week
June 5, 2022 is the 156th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 209 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is dimanche.
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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.
- 1851Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery serial, Uncle Tom’s Cabin or, Life Among the Lowly starts a ten-month run in the National Era abolitionist newspaper.
- 1933The U.S. Congress abrogates the United States’ use of the gold standard by enacting a joint resolution (48 Stat. 112) nullifying the right of creditors to demand payment in gold.
- 1956Elvis Presley introduces his new single, “Hound Dog”, on The Milton Berle Show, scandalizing the audience with his suggestive hip movements.
- 1977The Apple II, one of the first personal computers, goes on sale.
- 1998A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks).
- 2001Tropical 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.
- 2006Serbia declares independence from the State Union of Serbia and Montenegro.
Who were born on June 5?
- 1341Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (d. 1402)
- 1640Pu Songling, Chinese writer (d. 1715)
- 1932Christy Brown, Irish author (d. 1981)
- 1941Robert Kraft, American owner of the New England Patriots
- 1950J. J. Bittenbinder, American television host and author
- 1952Nicko McBrain, English drummer (Iron Maiden)
- 1967Joe DeLoach, American athlete
- 1977Navi Rawat, American actress
- 1981Jade Goody, British television personality (d. 2009)
- 1982Dallas Cook, American musician (Suburban Legends)
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