June 21st: What is special about this date?

June 21st marks the 172nd day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 173rd in case of leap years). There are 193 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on June 21st, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to June 21st and what happened on June 21st in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about June 21st.


June 21st: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On June 21st there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Jean-Paul Sartre
    Jean-Paul Sartre (1905)

    French author, philosopher, essayist, playwright, and novelist.

  • Juliette Lewis
    Juliette Lewis (1973)

    American actress, whose performance in martin scorseseaeur (tm)'s "cape fear", earned her an oscar nomination.

  • Edward Snowden
    Edward Snowden (1983)

    An american ex-technical contractor and central intelligence agency employee (cia), who was a contractor for nsa before disclosing details...

  • Benazir Bhutto
    Benazir Bhutto (1953)

    A pakistani politician and the first female leader of islam.

  • Jane Russell
    Jane Russell (1921)

    American actress who rose to fame after a controversy over her breasts.

  • Meredith Baxter
    Meredith Baxter (1947)

    American actress, daughter of whitney blake, actress and radio announcer ted baxter.

  • Ian McEwan
    Ian McEwan (1948)

    British writer.

  • Tony Scott
    Tony Scott (1944)

    English-american producer and director (d. 2012).

  • Ron Ely
    Ron Ely (1938)

    American actor best known for his role as tarzan on tv from 1966-1969.

  • Judy Holliday
    Judy Holliday (1921)

    American actress, winner of the oscar in 1950 for best actress for "born yesterday".

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June 21st: who died on this date?

On June 21st the following celebrities died:

  • Carroll O'Connor
    Carroll O'Connor (2001)

    Carroll o'connor was an american actor best known for his role as archie bunker in the tv series 'all in the family'.

  • Soad Hosny
    Soad Hosny (2001)

    Egyptian actress and singer (b. 1942).

  • Elliott Reid
    Elliott Reid (2013)

    American screenwriter and actor (d. 2013).

  • Charles Krauthammer (2018)

    Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative political commentator and columnist.

  • Niccolas Machiavelli (1527)

    Niccolas Machiavelli was an Italian philosopher and political theorist who is best known for his work 'The Prince'.

  • Husayn Ibn Sina (1037)

    Renowned Persian polymath known for his contributions to medicine and philosophy.

  • Daliya Rabikovitch (2005)

    Israeli poet known for her powerful and emotional works.

  • Demitris Christofias (2019)

    Former President of Cyprus.

  • Inigo Jones (1652)

    The queen's house was designed by an english architect (d. 1652).

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June 21st: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On June 21st, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Cancer according to the Western Zodiac.

Cancer zodiac sign

June 21st: what is special about the Cancer sign?

The Cancer sign encompasses people born between June 21st and July 22nd.

You can discover Cancer's personality traits and attitude and Cancer's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Cancer born in June discover why June born are so special.


June 21st: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on June 21st in history:

  • Jun 21, 1916: Mexican troops beat US expeditionary force under General Pershing
  • Jun 21, 1924: NCRV, Dutch Christian Radio Society, forms
  • Jun 21, 1932: Heavyweight Jack Sharkey TKOs Max Schmeling
  • Jun 21, 1944: Very heavy bombing on Berlin
  • Jun 21, 1946: Bill Veeck buys Indians for $2.2 million
  • Jun 21, 1951: 17 opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances
  • Jun 21, 1954: John Landy runs world record mile
  • Jun 21, 1956: Anti-protons detected in the atmosphere
  • Jun 21, 1993: Camelot opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • Jun 21, 2001: Alexandria, Virginia: A federal grand jury indicts 13 Saudis, and one Lebanese for the 1996 bombing at the Khobar Towers, Saudi Arabia, which resulted in the deaths of 19 American servicemen.
  • Jun 21, 2007: After a month-long struggle at a Palestinian refugee camp, Lebanon declares victory over Fatah al-Islam (an Al Qaeda-linked group).
  • Jun 21, 2019: Ten civilians are killed in an explosion by a suicide bomber in a crowd of Shia Muslims in eastern Baghdad.

What day of the year is June 21st?

June 21st marks the 172nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 173rd in case of leap years).

There are 193 days remaining until the end of the year.

June 21st is the 21st day of the month of June.