June 8 – National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

June 8 2023 is Thursday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date. Find out about events, festivals, funny, weird, and national days happening around the world on this day.

June 8 National Days and Special Days
June 8 National and Special Days, Holidays Celebration

Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on June 8

  • 159th day of the Gregorian Calendar
  • Western Zodiac – Gemini
  • Bounty Day- Norfolk Island
  • National Best Friends Day
  • President Pierre Nkurunziza Day- Burundi
  • World Oceans Day
  • Corpus Domini- Vatican City State

Past events and historical events on June 8

  • 1987-New Zealand declares itself a nuclear-free zone.
  • 1984-Legalizing homosexuality in Mu South Wales, Australia.
  • 1949-Nineteen Eighty-Four is published by George Orwell.
  • 1948-Air India launches international flights.
  • 1937-The premiere of Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana takes place.
  • 1936 – The name of India’s Broadcasting Service is changed to All India Radio.
  • 1887-Herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator.
  • 1972-Nickt takes his famous “napalm girl” photograph.
  • 1915 – Publication of the Gita Mystery by Lokmanya Tilak.

Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on June 8

  • 1983-Kim Clijsters-Belgian tennis player
  • 1977-Kanye West-American director, fashion designer, rapper, producer
  • 1958-Keenen Ivory Wayans-American -Actor, Comedian and Filmmaker
  • 1955-Tim Berners-Lee-English-Computer Scientist and Inventor of the World Wide Web
  • 1927-Jerry Stiller-American Veteran actor
  • 1925- Barbara BushThe first lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993
  • 1921-Suharto-Indonesian 2nd President of Indonesia, soldier
  • 1916-Francis Crick-English Nobel Prize laureatebiologist, biophysicist, neuroscientist,
  • 1867-Frank Lloyd Wright-American architect

FAQ / People Also Ask

1. Which Day is 8th June 2023?
  • 8th June is Thursday
  • 159th day of the Gregorian calendar
  • Western Zodiac- Gemini
2. Special Day on June 8?
  • World Ocean Day is a day celebrated around the world every year on June 8. The Day informs the public about human impacts on the ocean, builds a global movement of citizens for the ocean, and unites the globe on a sustainable ocean management initiative. The idea was first put forward at the Earth Summit – UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992 by the International Centre for Ocean Development and the Ocean Institute of Canada.
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