About June 1

June 1, 2020 is the 153rd day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Monday.

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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 256 days remaining before the start of the next Chinese New Year.

What Happened On June 1

  • 193
    Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is assassinated.
  • 1204
    King Philip Augustus of France conquers Rouen.
  • 1252
    Alfonso X is elected King of Castile and León.
  • 1495
    Friar John Cor records the first known batch of scotch whisky.
  • 1660
    Mary Dyer is hanged for defying a law banning Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
  • 1670
    In Dover, England, Charles II of Great Britain and Louis XIV of France sign the secret treaty of Dover, which will force England into the Third Anglo-Dutch War.
  • 1779
    Benedict Arnold, a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, is court-martialed for malfeasance.
  • 1813
    James Lawrence, the mortally-wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, gives his final order: “Don't give up the ship!”
  • 1815
    Napoleon swears fidelity to the Constitution of France.
  • 1831
    James Clark Ross discovers the North Magnetic Pole.
  • 1855
    American adventurer William Walker conquers Nicaragua.
  • 1857
    Charles Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du mal is published.
  • 1862
    American Civil War, Peninsula Campaign: Battle of Seven Pines (or the Battle of Fair Oaks) ends inconclusively, with both sides claiming victory.
  • 1890
    The United States Census Bureau begins using Herman Hollerith’s tabulating machine to count census returns.
  • 1918
    World War I, Western Front: Battle for Belleau Wood – Allied Forces under John J. Pershing and James Harbord engage Imperial German Forces under Wilhelm, German Crown Prince.
  • 1941
    The Farhud, a pogrom of Iraqi Jews, takes place in Baghdad.
  • 1963
    Kenya gains internal self-rule (Madaraka Day).
  • 1974
    Flixborough disaster: an explosion at a chemical plant kills 28 people.
  • 1993
    Dobrinja mortar attack: 13 are killed and 133 wounded when Serb mortar shells are fired at a soccer game in Dobrinja, west of Sarajevo.
  • 1999
    American Airlines Flight 1420 slides and crashes while landing at Little Rock National Airport, killing 11 people on a flight from Dallas to Little Rock.

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