About June 2

June 2, 2021 is the 153rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 212 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

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

What Happened On June 2

  • 455
    Sack of Rome: Vandals enter Rome, and plunder the city for two weeks
  • 1098
    First Crusade: The first Siege of Antioch ends as Crusader forces take the city. The second siege would later start on June 7.
  • 1676
    Franco-Dutch War: France ensured the supremacy of its naval fleet for the remainder of the war with its victory in the Battle of Palermo.
  • 1692
    Bridget Bishop is the first person to go to trial in the Salem witch trials in Salem, Massachusetts. Found guilty, she is hanged on June 10.
  • 1774
    Intolerable Acts: The Quartering Act is enacted, allowing a governor in colonial America to house British soldiers in uninhabited houses, outhouses, barns, or other buildings if suitable quarters are not provided.
  • 1793
    French Revolution: François Hanriot, leader of the Parisian National Guard, arrests 22 Girondists selected by Jean-Paul Marat, setting the stage for the Reign of Terror.
  • 1805
    Napoleonic Wars: A Franco-Spanish fleet recaptures Diamond Rock, an uninhabited island at the entrance to the bay leading to Fort-de-France, from the British.
  • 1855
    The Portland Rum Riot occurs in Portland, Maine.
  • 1866
    Fenian raids: Fenians are victorious in both the Battle of Ridgeway and the Battle of Fort Erie.
  • 1876
    Hristo Botev, a national revolutionary of Bulgaria, is killed in Stara Planina
  • 1886
    U.S. President Grover Cleveland marries Frances Folsom in the White House, becoming the only president to wed in the executive mansion.
  • 1910
    Charles Rolls, co-founder of Rolls-Royce Limited, becomes the first man to make a non-stop double crossing of the English Channel by plane.
  • 1946
    Birth of the Italian Republic: In a referendum, Italians vote to turn Italy from a monarchy into a Republic. After the referendum the king of Italy Umberto II di Savoia is exiled.
  • 1962
    During the 1962 FIFA World Cup, police had to intervene multiple times in fights between Chilean and Italian players in one of the most violent games in football history.
  • 1967
    Luis Monge is executed in Colorado’s gas chamber, in the last pre-Furman execution in the United States.
  • 1967
    Protests in West Berlin against the arrival of the Shah of Iran turn into riots, during which Benno Ohnesorg is killed by a police officer. His death results in the founding of the terrorist group Movement 2 June.
  • 1997
    In Denver, Colorado, Timothy McVeigh is convicted on 15 counts of murder and conspiracy for his role in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • 1999
    The Bhutan Broadcasting Service brings television transmissions to the Kingdom for the first time.
  • 2004
    Ken Jennings begins his 74-game winning streak on the syndicated game show Jeopardy!
  • 2010
    Derrick Bird goes on a killing spree in Cumbria, killing 13 and injuring 11, see Cumbria shootings.

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