What happened this day in history June 1, 2001

What are the important events that happened on June 1, 2001? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 1, 2001: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 1, 2001 is the 152nd day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 213 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 19, 2001 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 991,353,600 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectapentacontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Half dollar every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $2,901.00. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Snake is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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June 1, 2001 Historical Events

  • 2001
    Dolphinarium massacre: A Hamas suicide bomber kills 21 at a disco in Tel Aviv.
  • 2001
    Nepalese royal massacre: Crown Prince Dipendra of Nepal shoots and kills several members of his family including his father and mother, King Birendra of Nepal and Queen Aiswarya.

Who died on June 1, 2001?

  • 2001
    Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist (b. 1920)
  • 2001
    King Birendra of Nepal (b. 1945)
  • 2001
    Queen Aiswarya of Nepal (b. 1949)

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