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June 8th

June 8th is the 159th day of the year (160th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 206 days remaining until the end of the year.

On this page, we have placed information about June 8th, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on June 8th

1625 Giovanni Domenico Cassini (mathematician, astronomer, engineer, astrologer)

1810 Robert Schumann (composer)

Robert Schumann

1867 Frank Lloyd Wright (architect)

1910 John W. Campbell (publisher, editor, author)

1916 Francis Crick (molecular biologist, biophysicist, neuroscientist - co-discovered the structure of DNA)


1921 Suharto (Indonesian President 1968-1998)


1925 Barbara P. Bush (former US first lady 1989-1993)

Barbara Bush

1933 Joan Rivers (comedian, TV presenter, author)

Joan Rivers

1940 Nancy Sinatra (singer)

1943 Colin Baker (actor)

1951 Bonnie Tyler (singer)

1955 Sir Tim Berners-Lee (inventor of the World Wide Web)

1957 Scott Adams (cartoonist - Dilbert)

1958 Keenen Ivory Wayans (actor, director)

1960 Mick Hucknall (singer - Simply Red)

1962 Nick Rhodes (keyboard player - Duran Duran)

1972 Shila Shetty (Bollywood actress)

1976 Lindsay Davenport (tennis player)

1977 Kanye West (rapper, singer, record producer)

June 8th in History

793 Vikings launch their first raid on England, on the abbey at Lindisfarne.

1861 Tennessee secedes from the United States.

1866 Canadian Parliament meets for the first time in Ottawa.

1942 Two Japanese submarines shell Sydney, Australia.

1967 The USS Liberty, a US Navy ship, is accidently bombed by Israeli jets.

1982 56 British servicemen are killed in an Argentine air attack on the ships RFA Sir Galahad and RFA Sir Tristram in Bluff Cove

June 8th is also

Best Friends Day


People born on June 8th are Gemini


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