Thursday June 6, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

June 6: Day of the Week

June 6, 2024 is the 158th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 208 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.

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

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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 6 Historical Event(s)

1644
The Qing Dynasty Manchu forces led by the Shunzhi Emperor capture Beijing during the collapse of the Ming Dynasty. The Manchus would rule China until 1912 when the Republic of China is established.
1752
A devastating fire destroys one-third of Moscow, including 18,000 homes.
1833
U.S. President Andrew Jackson becomes the first President to ride on a train.
1889
The Great Seattle fire destroys the entirety of downtown Seattle, Washington.
1894
Governor Davis H. Waite orders the Colorado state militia to protect and support the miners engaged in the Cripple Creek miners’ strike.
1939
Judge Joseph Force Crater, known as the “Missingest Man in New York”, is declared legally dead.
1964
Under a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven, Germany, are terminated, though they never resume.
1982
1982 Lebanon War begins: Forces under Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon invade southern Lebanon in their “Operation Peace for the Galilee”, eventually reaching as far north as the capital Beirut.
1993
Mongolia holds its first direct presidential elections.
2004
Tamil is established as a Classical language by the President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in a joint sitting of the two houses of the Indian Parliament.

Who were born on June 6?

1850
Karl Ferdinand Braun, German physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 1918)
1872
Tsarina Alexandra of Russia (d. 1918)
1940
Larry Lujack, American disc jockey
1945
Arthur Shawcross, American serial killer (d. 2008)
1961
Bill Bates, American football player
1963
Eric Cantor, American politician
1968
François Avard, Canadian writer and scenarist
1975
Niklas Sundström, Swedish hockey player
1983
Joe Rokocoko, Fijian rugby player
1986
Kim Hyun Joong, Korean singer (SS501)

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