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Monday June 8, 2020

June 8: Day of the Week

June 8, 2020 was the 160th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 206 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.

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

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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.

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June 8 Historical Event(s)

  • 68
    The Roman Senate proclaims Galba as emperor.
  • 1191
    Richard I arrives in Acre (Palestine) thus beginning his crusade.
  • 1405
    Richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, are executed in York on Henry IV’s orders.
  • 1794
    Robespierre inaugurates the French Revolution’s new state religion, the Cult of the Supreme Being, with large organized festivals all across France.
  • 1861
    American Civil War: Tennessee secedes from the Union.
  • 1906
    Theodore Roosevelt signs the Antiquities Act into law, authorizing the President to restrict the use of certain parcels of public land with historical or conservation value.
  • 1950
    Sir Thomas Blamey becomes the only Australian-born Field Marshal in Australian history.
  • 1953
    The United States Supreme Court rules that Washington, D.C. restaurants could not refuse to serve black patrons.
  • 1967
    Six-Day War: The USS Liberty incident occurs, killing 34 and wounding 171.
  • 1984
    Homosexuality is declared legal in the Australian state of New South Wales.

Who were born on June 8?

  • 1854
    Douglas Colin Cameron, Canadian politician (d. 1921)
  • 1885
    Karl Genzken, Nazi physician (d. 1957)
  • 1903
    Ralph Yarborough, U.S. Senator from Texas (d. 1996)
  • 1953
    Olav Stedje, Norwegian singer-songwriter
  • 1957
    Dimple Kapadia, Indian actress
  • 1960
    Mick Hucknall, English singer and songwriter (Simply Red)
  • 1963
    Frank Grillo, American actor
  • 1965
    Kevin Farley, American actor
  • 1970
    Gabrielle Giffords, American politician
  • 1979
    Derek Trucks, American guitarist

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