What happened this day in history June 10, 2001

What are the important events that happened on June 10, 2001? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 10, 2001: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 10, 2001 is the 161st day of the year 2001 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 204 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 28, 2001 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 992,131,200 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 ‘hectahexacontahenagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Penny every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $57.38. (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 10, 2001 Historical Events

  • 2001
    Pope John Paul II canonizes Lebanon’s first female saint, Saint Rafqa.

Who died on June 10, 2001?

  • 2001
    Mike Mentzer, American bodybuilder (b. 1951)
  • 2001
    Princess Leila of Iran (b. 1970)

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