Monday June 5, 2023
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

June 5: Day of the Week

June 5, 2023 was the 156th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 209 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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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.

June 5 Historical Event(s)

1849
Denmark becomes a constitutional monarchy by the signing of a new constitution.
1916
Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
1942
World War II: United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania.
1947
Marshall Plan: In a speech at Harvard University, United States Secretary of State George Marshall calls for economic aid to war-torn Europe.
1975
The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
1975
The United Kingdom holds its first country-wide referendum, on remaining in the European Economic Community (EEC).
1977
The Apple II, one of the first personal computers, goes on sale.
1984
Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi orders an attack on the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion.
1993
Portions of the Holbeck Hall Hotel in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England, fall into the sea following a landslide.
1998
A strike begins at the General Motors parts factory in Flint, Michigan, that quickly spreads to five other assembly plants (the strike lasted seven weeks).

Who were born on June 5?

1341
Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (d. 1402)
1862
Allvar Gullstrand, Swedish ophthalmologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (d. 1930)
1877
Willard Miller, American sailor (d. 1959)
1934
Bill Moyers, American journalist
1937
Hélène Cixous, French writer, poet
1938
Karin Balzer, German hurdler
1939
Joe Clark, sixteenth Prime Minister of Canada
1941
Spalding Gray, American actor and writer (d. 2004)
1969
Brian McKnight, American musician
1971
Takaya Tsubobayashi, Japanese racing driver

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