On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 2019

Historical Events

  • 151st Belmont Stakes: Sir Winston with 2014 winner Joel Rosario aboard claims victory at 10-1
  • Albanian President Ilir Meta cancels nationwide local elections amid constitutional crisis after the opposition refuses to participate until Prime Minister Edi Rama resigns
  • French Open Women's Tennis: Australian Ashleigh Barty beats Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova 6-1, 6-3 to win her first Grand Slam singles title

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Chris Pratt (39) and Katherine Schwarzenegger (29) marry in Montecito, California


Famous Deaths

  • Arthur Frackenpohl, American composer, arranger, and pedagogue (Natural Superiority of Music), dies at 95
2019 Highlights

About June 8, 2019

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini