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June 2001 was the sixth month of that year. It started on Friday, after 30 days, ended on Saturday.
June 1, 2001
- The popular Bratz, rival to the Barbie doll, debuts.
June 5, 2001
- The Harehills riots takes place in Harehills, Leeds, UK, after a questionable arrest of an Asian man for possession of an illegal car tax disc.
- Houston, Texas, is devastated by flooding when Tropical Storm Allison dumps 36 inches (914 mm) of rain on the city. Damage exceeds five billion American dollars over a 4-day period until June 9th.
June 7, 2001
June 11, 2001
June 20, 2001
- Andrea Yates drowns her five children in a bathtub and confesses to her crimes.
June 21, 2001
June 29, 2001
- Died: Artist and writer Mary Barnes dies aged 78.