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Saturday June 8, 2019

June 8: Day of the Week

June 8, 2019 is the 159th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 206 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

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

June 2019
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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.

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June 8 Historical Event(s)

  • 793
    Vikings raid the abbey at Lindisfarne in Northumbria, commonly accepted as the beginning of the Scandinavian invasion of England.
  • 1191
    Richard I arrives in Acre (Palestine) thus beginning his crusade.
  • 1690
    Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai.
  • 1776
    American Revolutionary War: Battle of Trois-Rivières – American attackers are driven back at Trois-Rivières, Quebec.
  • 1794
    Robespierre inaugurates the French Revolution’s new state religion, the Cult of the Supreme Being, with large organized festivals all across France.
  • 1912
    Carl Laemmle incorporates Universal Pictures.
  • 1928
    Second Northern Expedition: The National Revolutionary Army captures Peking, whose name is changed to Beiping (“Northern peace”).
  • 1942
    World War II: Japanese imperial submarines I-21 and I-24 shell the Australian cities of Sydney and Newcastle.
  • 1966
    An F-104 Starfighter collides with XB-70 Valkyrie prototype no. 2 destroying both planes during a photo shoot near Edwards Air Force Base. NASA pilot Joseph A. Walker and United States Air Force test pilot Carl Cross are both killed.
  • 2004
    The first Venus Transit in modern history takes place, the previous one being in 1882.

Who were born on June 8?

  • 1717
    John Collins, American politician (d. 1795)
  • 1876
    Alexandre Tuffère, French-Greek athlete (d. 1958)
  • 1910
    Fernand Fonssagrives, French photographer (d. 2003)
  • 1924
    Lyn Nofziger, American political operative (d. 2006)
  • 1950
    Kathy Baker, American actress
  • 1953
    Olav Stedje, Norwegian singer-songwriter
  • 1957
    Dimple Kapadia, Indian actress
  • 1960
    Mick Hucknall, English singer and songwriter (Simply Red)
  • 1983
    Mamoru Miyano, Japanese voice actor
  • 1987
    Coralie Balmy, French swimmer

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