June 5: Day of the Week
June 5, 2021 was the 156th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 209 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 70Titus and his Roman legions breach the middle wall of Jerusalem in the Siege of Jerusalem.
- 1257Kraków, Poland receives city rights.
- 1862As the Treaty of Saigon is signed, ceding parts of southern Vietnam to France, the guerrilla leader Truong Dinh decides to defy Emperor Tu Duc of Vietnam and fight on against the Europeans.
- 1864American Civil War: Battle of Piedmont: Union forces under General David Hunter defeat a Confederate army at Piedmont, Virginia, taking nearly 1,000 prisoners.
- 1916Louis Brandeis is sworn in as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court.
- 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.
- 1944World War II: More than 1000 British bombers drop 5,000 tons of bombs on German gun batteries on the Normandy coast in preparation for D-Day.
- 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.
- 1981The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that five people in Los Angeles, California have a rare form of pneumonia seen only in patients with weakened immune systems, in what turns out to be the first recognized cases of AIDS.
Who were born on June 5?
- 1819John Couch Adams, English mathematician and astronomer (d. 1892)
- 1895William Roberts, British painter (d. 1980)
- 1950Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist & political activist (d. 1977)
- 1955Edino Nazareth Filho, Brazilian football player
- 1960Margo Lanagan, Australian author
- 1962Jeff Garlin, American comedian
- 1970Martin Gelinas, Canadian hockey player
- 1971Susan Lynch, Northern Irish actress
- 1976Aesop Rock, American hip-hop artist
- 1976Jack Ross, Scottish footballer
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