About June 1

June 1, 2021 is the 152nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

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Gemini is the sun 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.

According to the lunisolar Chinese calendar, there are 245 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 1

  • 1660
    Mary Dyer is hanged for defying a law banning Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • 1792
    Kentucky is admitted as the 15th state of the United States.
  • 1794
    The battle of the Glorious First of June is fought, the first naval engagement between Britain and France during the French Revolutionary Wars.
  • 1796
    Tennessee is admitted as the 16th state of the United States.
  • 1812
    War of 1812: U.S. President James Madison asks the Congress to declare war on the United Kingdom.
  • 1861
    American Civil War, Battle of Fairfax Court House (June 1861), first land battle of American Civil War after Battle of Fort Sumter, first Confederate combat casualty.
  • 1862
    American Civil War, Peninsula Campaign: Battle of Seven Pines (or the Battle of Fair Oaks) ends inconclusively, with both sides claiming victory.
  • 1868
    Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed allowing the Navajos to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
  • 1879
    Napoleon Eugene, the last dynastic Bonaparte, is killed in the Anglo-Zulu War.
  • 1890
    The United States Census Bureau begins using Herman Hollerith’s tabulating machine to count census returns.
  • 1913
    The Greek-Serbian Treaty of Alliance is signed, paving the way for the Second Balkan War.
  • 1921
    Tulsa Race Riot: civil unrest in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • 1929
    The 1st Conference of the Communist Parties of Latin America is held in Buenos Aires.
  • 1941
    The Farhud, a pogrom of Iraqi Jews, takes place in Baghdad.
  • 1974
    Flixborough disaster: an explosion at a chemical plant kills 28 people.
  • 1978
    The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
  • 1980
    Cable News Network (CNN) begins broadcasting.
  • 1990
    George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production.
  • 2001
    Nepalese royal massacre: Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal shoots and kills several members of his family including his father and mother, King Birendra of Nepal and Queen Aiswarya.
  • 2009
    General Motors files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It is the fourth largest United States bankruptcy in history.

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