June 7: Day of the Week
June 7, 2019 was the 158th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 207 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kin'yōbi.
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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 7 Historical Event(s)
- 1776Richard Henry Lee presents the “Lee Resolution” to the Continental Congress. The motion is seconded by John Adams and leads to the United States Declaration of Independence.
- 1800David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba.
- 1810The newspaper Gazeta de Buenos Ayres is first published in Argentina.
- 1909Mary Pickford makes her screen debut at the age of 16.
- 1917World War I: Battle of Messines – Allied ammonal mines underneath German trenches at Messines Ridge are detonated, killing 10,000 German troops.
- 1919Sette giugno: Riot in Malta; four are killed.
- 1942World War II: The Battle of Midway ends.
- 1955Lux Radio Theater signs off the air permanently. The show launched in New York in 1934, and featured radio adaptations of Broadway shows and popular films.
- 1975Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.
- 1982Priscilla Presley opens Graceland to the public; the bathroom where Elvis Presley died five years earlier is kept off-limits.
Who were born on June 7?
- 1778Beau Brummell, English fashion leader (d. 1840)
- 1863Bones Ely, professional baseball player (d. 1952)
- 1905James J. Braddock, Irish-American boxer and one-time Heavyweight Champion of the World (d. 1974)
- 1931Malcolm Morley, English painter
- 1969Kim Rhodes, American actress
- 1972Karl Urban, New Zealand actor
- 1974Cassius Khan, Canadian musician
- 1977Joe Horgan, American baseball player
- 1979Evelina Papantoniou, Greek fashion model and actress
- 1979Kevin Hofland, Dutch footballer
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