June 5: Day of the Week
June 5, 2021 is the 156th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 209 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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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)
- 1798The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated.
- 1915Denmark amends its constitution to allow women’s suffrage.
- 1945The Allied Control Council, the military occupation governing body of Germany, formally takes power.
- 1949Thailand elects Orapin Chaiyakan, the first Thai female member of Thailand’s Parliament.
- 1963Movement of 15 Khordad: Protest against arrest of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini by Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. In several cities, masses of angry demonstrators are confronted by tanks and paratroopers.
- 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.
- 1984Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi orders an attack on the Golden Temple, the holiest site of the Sikh religion.
- 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?
- 1554Elisabeth of Austria, queen consort of Charles IX of France (d. 1592)
- 1877Willard Miller, American sailor (d. 1959)
- 1899Otis Barton, American deep-sea diver, inventor and actor (d. 1992)
- 1944Colm Wilkinson, Irish singer
- 1956Richard Butler, English singer (The Psychedelic Furs)
- 1958Avigdor Lieberman, Israeli politician
- 1961Aldo Costa, Italian engineer
- 1967Joe DeLoach, American athlete
- 1967Matt Bullard, American basketball player
- 1977Nourhanne, Lebanese singer
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