On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 2015

Historical Events

  • Cruise ship carrying 458 people capsizes on Yangtze River, less than 50 survive

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Kennedy, British politician (Liberal Democrat leader 1999-2006), dies at 55
  • Jean Ritchie, American folk singer, dies at 92
2015 Highlights

About June 1, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 6 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: June Bank Holiday (Ireland), Queen's Birthday (New Zealand)

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Gemini