The Old Farmer's Almanac daily calendar gives you quick reference for the significant events on any day throughout the year.
In 2020, the Full Moon for June rises on June 5 at 3:12 PM EDT. For some Native Americans, this month's Moon was called the Strawberry Moon as it was a time for strawberries to ripen. It was known as the Full Rose Moon in Europe and also the Honey Moon.
1778: Molly Pitcher took her mortally wounded husband's place at a cannon at the Battle of Monmouth, NJ. As a recognition of her heroism, the valiant woman was commissioned a sergeant by General George Washington
1978: The United States Supreme Court, in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, bars quota systems in college admissions but affirms constitutionality of programs giving advantage to minorities