June 9: Day of the Week
June 9, 2018 was the 160th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 205 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.
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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 9 Historical Event(s)
- 411 BCCoup in Athens succeeds, forming a short-lived oligarchy.
- 62Claudia Octavia is executed.
- 68Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, after quoting Homer’s Iliad, thus ending the Julio-Claudian Dynasty and starting the civil year known as the Year of the Four Emperors.
- 1667The Raid on the Medway by the Dutch fleet begins. It lasts for five days and results in a decisive victory by the Dutch over the English in the Second Anglo-Dutch War.
- 1772The British schooner Gaspée is burned off the coast of Rhode Island.
- 1798Irish Rebellion of 1798: Battle of Arklow and Battle of Saintfield.
- 1915William Jennings Bryan resigns as Woodrow Wilson‘s Secretary of State over a disagreement regarding the United States’handling of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania.
- 1954McCarthyism: Joseph Welch, special counsel for the United States Army, lashes out at Senator Joseph McCarthy during hearings on whether Communism has infiltrated the Army giving McCarthy the famous rebuke, “You've done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?”
- 1965Civilian Prime Minister of South Vietnam Phan Huy Quat resigned after being unable to work with a junta led by Nguyen Cao Ky.
- 1967Six-Day War: Israel captures the Golan Heights from Syria
Who were born on June 9?
- 1849Michael Peter Ancher, Danish painter (d. 1927)
- 1921Arthur Hertzberg, American scholar (d. 2006)
- 1922Fernand Seguin, Canadian biochemist (d. 1988)
- 1943Charles Saatchi, British-Iraqi businessman
- 1963Johnny Depp, American actor
- 1968Niki Bakoyianni, Greek high jumper
- 1980Navíd Akhavan, Iranian-German actor
- 1984Wesley Sneijder, Dutch footballer
- 1984Yulieski Gourriel, Cuban baseball player
- 1990Lauren Socha, English actress
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