What Happened on June 1, 2018

Historical Events

Historic Event

Law professor Giuseppe Conte is sworn in as Italian Prime Minister as head of a populist coalition

  • Rouzan al-Najjar, a 22 year-old Palestinian medic is shot and killed by Israeli forces on the Gaza border, causing widespread condmnation

Historic Event

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy forced out of office by a no-confidence vote in parliament, filed by Socialist leader Pedro Sánchez

  • US unemployment rate falls to 3.8%, lowest since 2000

Famous Deaths

  • Eddy Clearwater [Edward Harrington], American blues musician (West Side Strut), dies of heart failure at 83
  • Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author, first female president of Smith College, dies at 83
2018 Highlights

About June 1, 2018

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nice For What - Drake
  • UK #1 Song: One Kiss - Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa