On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 2021

Historical Events

  • Malaysia begins a full two-week lockdown as COVID-19 cases surge with record 9,020 news cases recorded May 29
  • Prehistoric carvings, between 4,000 and 5,000 years old depicting deer, found in Scotland for the first time at Kilmartin Glen, Argyll

Historic Event

US President Joe Biden visits Tulsa, Oklahoma, marking 100 year anniversary of racial massacre in the Greenwood neighborhood

  • US President Joe Biden's administration suspends oil and gas leases in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, reversing Donald Trump's decision

Famous Deaths

  • Adnan Al Sharqi, Lebanese soccer manager (Lebanon 1974–76, 1987–93, 2006–08; Ansar 11 x league titles), dies from cancer at 79
  • Vince Promuto, American football guard (Pro Bowl 1963, 64; Washington Redskins), dies of congestive heart failure at 82
2021 Highlights

About June 1, 2021

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 1 year and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

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