On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 2020

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Victim of Police Brutality George Floyd
Victim of Police Brutality
George Floyd

Famous Deaths

  • Lee Grosscup, American football quarterback (NY Jets, NY Titans) and sportscaster (college football analyst ABC; Cal Berkeley), dies at 83
  • 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? 10 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

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

Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Gemini