On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 2020

Historical Events

Historic Event

US President Trump threatens to employ the military to quell protests across the country sparked by the death of George Floyd then walks with staff to St. John’s Church

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Grosscup, American football quarterback (NY Jets, NY Titans) and sportscaster (college football analyst ABC; Cal Berkeley), dies at 83
  • Myroslav Skoryk, Ukrainian contemporary classical composer (Carpathian Rhapsody), and pedagogue, dies at 81
  • Pat Dye, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (East Carolina, Wyoming, Auburn; record 153–62–5), dies from COVID-19 at 80
2020 Highlights

About June 1, 2020

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

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

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