June 9: Day of the Week
June 9, 2020 is the 161st day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 205 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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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)
- 721Odo of Aquitaine defeats the Moors in the Battle of Toulouse.
- 1534Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover the Saint Lawrence River.
- 1798Irish Rebellion of 1798: Battle of Arklow and Battle of Saintfield.
- 1815End of the Congress of Vienna: the new European political situation is set.
- 1873Alexandra Palace in London burns down after being open for only 16 days.
- 1885A peace treaty is signed to end the Sino-French War, with China eventually giving up Tonkin and Annam - most of present-day Vietnam - to France.
- 1924In the second attempt to climb Mount Everest, George Mallory and Andrew “Sandy” Irvine disappear, possibly having first made it to the top.
- 1944World War II: the Soviet Union invades East Karelia and the previously Finnish part of Karelia, occupied by Finland since 1941.
- 1946King Bhumibol Adulyadej ascends to the throne of Thailand. He is currently the world’s longest reigning monarch.
- 1986The Rogers Commission releases its report on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster.
Who were born on June 9?
- 1781George Stephenson, English mechanical engineer (d. 1848)
- 1918John Hospers, American philosopher and Libertarian politician (d. 2011)
- 1922George Axelrod, American producer, playwright and director (d. 2003)
- 1931Joe Santos, American actor
- 1939Dick Vitale, American sportscaster
- 1964Hiroko Yakushimaru, Japanese actress and singer
- 1966Tamela Mann, American gospel singer and actress
- 1971Gilles De Bilde, Belgian footballer
- 1973Iain Lee, British television/radio personality
- 1975Otto Addo, German-born Ghanaian footballer
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