About June 1

June 1, 2024 is the 153rd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

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

What Happened On June 1

  • 193
    Roman Emperor Didius Julianus is assassinated.
  • 987
    Hugh Capet is elected King of France.
  • 1252
    Alfonso X is elected King of Castile and León.
  • 1298
    Residents of Riga and Grand Duchy of Lithuania defeated the Livonian Order in the Battle of Turaida.
  • 1648
    The Roundheads defeat the Cavaliers at the Battle of Maidstone in the Second English Civil War.
  • 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.
  • 1679
    The Scottish Covenanters defeat John Graham of Claverhouse at the Battle of Drumclog.
  • 1779
    Benedict Arnold, a general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, is court-martialed for malfeasance.
  • 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.
  • 1813
    James Lawrence, the mortally-wounded commander of the USS Chesapeake, gives his final order: “Don't give up the ship!”
  • 1857
    Charles Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du mal is published.
  • 1913
    The Greek-Serbian Treaty of Alliance is signed, paving the way for the Second Balkan War.
  • 1960
    New Zealand’s first official television broadcast commences at 7.30 pm from Auckland.
  • 1963
    Kenya gains internal self-rule (Madaraka Day).
  • 1974
    Flixborough disaster: an explosion at a chemical plant kills 28 people.
  • 1978
    The first international applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty are filed.
  • 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.
  • 2001
    Dolphinarium massacre: A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv.

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