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Special Days in June, 2017

June is loaded with holidays, observances, food themes, awareness days , historic figures and authors birthdays, science and historic based anniversaries, and more! Whether you’re looking for something special to study, trivia, a day to celebrate, or a food to add to the menu, this list of special days in June gives you plenty to choose from!

June Awareness/Observance Days and Themes:

  • Accordion Awareness
  • Adopt a Cat
  • Aquarium
  • Audio Book Appreciation
  • Bathroom Reading
  • Black Music
  • Camping
  • Caribbean-American Heritage
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness
  • Child Vision
  • Children’s Awareness
  • Effective Communication
  • Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing
  • Fight the Filthy Fly
  • Fireworks Safety
  • Forest System
  • GLTB Pride
  • Great Outdoors
  • International Men
  • Perennial Gardening
  • Potty Training Awareness
  • Rebuild Your Life
  • Rivers
  • Rose
  • Safety
  • Skyscraper
  • Smile
  • Sports America Kids
  • Student Safety
  • Surf Music
  • Zoo

June’s Food Themes:

  • Aprium
  • Beef Steak
  • Candy
  • Corn
  • Country Cooking
  • Cucumber
  • Dairy
  • Dairy Alternative
  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • Ice Tea
  • Lemon
  • Mango
  • Okra
  • Papaya
  • Pluot
  • Soul Food
  • Steakhouse
  • Turkey Lovers

June’s Daily Specials:  (the * means that the special day does not fall on the same date every year)

June 1

  • Barefoot Day
  • Dare Day
  • Flip a Coin Day
  • Global Day of Parents
  • Heimlich Maneuver Day
  • Kentucky Statehood 1792
  • Nail Polish Day
  • Olive Day
  • Oscar the Grouch Birthday 1969
  • Pen Pal Day
  • Say Something Nice Day
  • Stand for Children Day
  • Tennessee Statehood 1796
  • Volunteers Week begins
  • Mormon Leader Brigham Young born 1801

June 2

  • Bubba Day
  • Doughnut Day *(1st Fri.)
  • Leave the Office Early Day
  • Milk Days
  • Radio Patented 1896
  • Rocky Road Ice Cream Day
  • Rotisserie Chicken Day
  • Yell “Fudge” at the Cobras in North America Day

June 3

  • Boating Week begins *
  • Chimborazo Day
  • Chocolate Macaroon Day
  • Egg Day
  • Fishing Week begins *
  • Prairie Day * (1st Sat.)
  • Repeat Day (I said “Repeat Day”)
  • First U.S. Space Walk 1965
  • Trails Day *(1st Sat.)

June 4

  • Aesop born 620 BC
  • Applesauce Cake Day
  • Audacity To Hope Day
  • Business Etiquette Week begins *(1st full week)
  • Cancer Survivor’s day * (1st Sun.)
  • Cheese Day
  • King George III born 1738
  • First Ford Built 1896
  • Hug Your Cat Day
  • Old Maid’s Day
  • Pet Appreciation Week *(1st full week)
  • Shopping Cart invented 1937
  • Tienanmen Square (Beijing) Massacre 1989

June 5

  • Patriot Nathan Hale born 1755
  • 1st Hot Air Balloon Flight 1783
  • Gingerbread Day
  • Author Richard Scarry born 1919
  • Veggie Burger Day
  • World Environment Day

June 6

  • D-Day 1944
  • Drive-in Movie Day
  • Gardening Exercise Day
  • Higher Education Day
  • Russian Language Day
  • Yo-Yo Day

June 7

  • Chocolate Ice Cream Day
  • Daniel Boone Day
  • Muhammad (Islam Founder) born 570
  • Running Day *(1st Wed.)

June 8

  • Best Friends Day
  • Suction Vacuum Cleaner patented 1870
  • Upsy Daisy Day
  • Inventor Frank Lloyd Wright born 1867
  • World Ocean’s Day

June 9

  • Donald Duck debut 1934
  • Peter the Great born 1672
  • Inventor George Stephenson born 1781
  • Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day

June 10

  • Ball Point Pen patented 1888
  • Black Cow Day
  • Herbs and Spices Day
  • Ice Tea Day
  • Knit in Public Day *
  • Author Maurice Sendak born 1928

June 11

  • Corn on the Cob Day
  • ET premiered 1982
  • Jacque Cousteau born 1910
  • German Chocolate Cake Day
  • Great Barrier Reef discovered 1770
  • Making Life Beautiful Day

June 12

  • Baseball Invented 1839
  • President George H.W. Bush born 1924
  • Children’s Day
  • Crowded Nest Awareness Day
  • Ann Frank born 1929
  • Jerky Day
  • Loving Day
  • Men’s Health Week begins *
  • Peanut Butter Cookie Day
  • Red Rose Day
  • Shavuot
  • Superman, Man of Steel Day
  • World Day Against Child Labor

June 13

  • Kitchen Klutzes of America Day
  • Sewing Machine Day
  • Weed Your Garden Day
  • Poet William Butler Yeats born 1865

June 14

  • Bath Day
  • Flag Day
  • Pop Goes the Weasel Day
  • Race Unity Day *(2nd Sun.)
  • Author Harriet Beecher Stowe born 1811
  • Strawberry Shortcake Day
  • US Army established 1775
  • World Blood Donor Day

June 15

  • Arkansas Statehood 1836
  • Celluloid patented 1869
  • Dump the Pump Day * (3rd Thurs.)
  • Benjamin Franklin’s Kite Experiment Anniversary 1752
  • Electricity Day
  • Fly a Kite Day
  • Global Wind Day
  • Lobster Day
  • Magna Carta signed 1215
  • Nature Photography Day
  • National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers
  • Smile Power Day
  • Worldwide Day of Giving

June 16

  • Bloomsday
  • Flip-Flop Day *(3rd Fri.)
  • Fresh Veggies Day
  • Fudge Day
  • Recess at Work Day

June 17

  • Apple Strudel Day
  • Battle of Bunker Hill 1775
  • Cherry Tart Day
  • Eat Your Vegetables Day
  • Artist/Mathematician M.C. Escher born 1898
  • Composer Igor Stravinsky born 1882
  • World Juggling Day * (Sat. closest to the 17th)
  • World Sea Turtle Day *

June 18

  • Animal Rights Awareness Week *
  • Carpenter Ant Awareness Week begins *(last full week)
  • Father’s Day * (3rd Sun.)
  • Go Fishing Day
  • International Panic Day
  • Picnic Day
  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo 1815
  • Splurge Day
  • Sushi Day
  • Turkey Lovers’ Day * (3rd Sun.)

June 19

  • Garfield the Cat’s birthday 1978
  • Juneteenth Day
  • Scientist Blaise Pascal born 1623
  • Slavery Abolished (US) 1865
  • Theologian Charles Haddon Spurgeon born 1834
  • Statue of Liberty arrived in US 1885
  • Watch Day
  • World Sauntering Day

June 20

  • Bald Eagle Day
  • Daylight Appreciation Day *
  • Hike with a Geek Day
  • Ice Cream Soda Day
  • Composer Jacques Offenbach born 1819
  • Surfing Day
  • Summer Solstice *
  • Vanilla Milkshake Day
  • West Virginia Statehood 1863
  • World Refugee Day

June 21

  • Atheists Solidarity Day
  • Day of the Gong
  • Go Skateboarding Day
  • Make Music Day
  • Peaches ‘N’ Cream Day
  • New Hampshire Statehood 1788
  • Reaping Machine patented 1834
  • Selfie Day
  • World Handshake Day
  • World Humanist Day

June 22

  • Chocolate Eclair Day
  • Onion Rings Day
  • Stupid Guy Thing Day

June 23

  • Columnists Day
  • Don’t Let Nouns Get You Down Day
  • Hydration Day
  • Let It Go Day
  • Pecan Sandies Day
  • Pink Day
  • Public Service Day
  • Saxophone patented 1846
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day *(Fri. after Father’s Day)
  • Typewriter patented 1868
  • United Nations Public Service Day
  • US Secret Service established 1865

June 24

  • Great American Backyard Campout *(4th Sat.)
  • Fairy Day
  • Pralines Day
  • Swim a Lap Day
  • U.F.O. Day

June 25

  • America’s Kids Day *(4th Sun.)
  • Battle of Little Big Horn 1876
  • Author Eric Carle born 1929
  • Catfish Day
  • Eid-Al-Fitr *
  • Catfish Day
  • Log Cabin Day
  • Scientist Walther Nernst born 1864
  • Author George Orwell born 1903
  • Strawberry Parfait day
  • Virginia Statehood 1788
  • Watermelon Seed Spitting Week (last Thurs. – Sun.)

June 26

  • Beautician’s Day
  • Bicycle patented 1819
  • Chocolate Pudding Day
  • Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
  • Forgiveness Day
  • Please Take My Children to Work Day *(last Mon.)
  • Toothbrush invented 1498

June 27

  • Columnists’ Day *(4th Tues.)
  • Decide to be Married Day
  • “Happy Birthday To You” song published 1924
  • Helen Keller born 1880
  • Orange Blossom Day
  • PTSD Awareness Day
  • Sunglasses Day

June 28

  • Paul Bunyan Day
  • Artist Peter Paul Rubens born 1577
  • WW1 Began 1914

June 29

  • Bomb Pop Day *(last Thurs.)
  • Camera Day
  • Handshake Day * (last Thurs.)
  • Hug Holiday
  • Parchment day
  • Waffle Iron Day

June 30

  • Gone With the Wind published 1936
  • Meteor Day
  • NOW (National Organization for Women) Day
  • Social Media Day

For specific Special Day Resources  for June https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2017/06/03/june-resources/

My “Go-To” list of Resources when planning lessons for Special Days         https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2016/07/31/learning-resources-for-special-days/

I make my monthly special days calendars by using several sources including old calendars, holiday books, newspapers, and the web. If you know of a special day that I do not have listed, please comment and let me know what it is so I can add it in. Below are the links to my favorite online special days and calendar resources.

http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/june.htm

http://www.se7en.org.za/se7ens-june

http://food.unl.edu/fnh/june

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/june.html

https://whatismyspiritanimal.com/animal-holidays-celebrations/

https://www.nationaldaycalendar.com/calendar-at-a-glance/

Happy June!

betty jo

Special Days in June, 2016

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The Special Days in June list has been updated for 2017 here  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2017/05/26/special-days-in-june-2017/

June is loaded with holidays, observances, food themes, awareness days , historic figures and authors birthdays, science and historic based anniversaries, and more! Whether you’re looking for something special to study, trivia, a day to celebrate, or a food to add to the menu, this list of special days in June gives you plenty to choose from!

June Awareness/Observance Days and Themes:

  • Accordion Awareness
  • Adopt a Cat
  • Aquarium
  • Audio Book Appreciation
  • Bathroom Reading
  • Black Music
  • Camping
  • Caribbean-American Heritage
  • Childhood Cancer Awareness
  • Child Vision
  • Children’s Awareness
  • Effective Communication
  • Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing
  • Fight the Filthy Fly
  • Fireworks Safety
  • Forest System
  • Great Outdoors
  • International Men
  • Perennial Gardening
  • Potty Training Awareness
  • Rebuild Your Life
  • Rivers
  • Rose
  • Safety
  • Skyscraper
  • Smile
  • Sports America Kids
  • Student Safety
  • Surf Music
  • Zoo

June’s Food Themes:

  • Aprium
  • Beef Steak
  • Candy
  • Corn
  • Country Cooking
  • Cucumber
  • Dairy
  • Dairy Alternative
  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • Ice Tea
  • Lemon
  • Mango
  • Okra
  • Papaya
  • Pluot
  • Soul Food
  • Steakhouse
  • Turkey Lovers

June’s Daily Specials:  (the * means that the special day does not fall on the same date every year)

June 1

  • Barefoot Day
  • Boating Week begins *
  • Dare Day
  • Fishing Week begins *
  • Flip a Coin Day
  • Global Day of Parents
  • Heimlich Maneuver Day
  • Kentucky Statehood 1792
  • Oscar the Grouch Birthday 1969
  • Running Day *(1st Wed.)
  • Say Something Nice Day
  • Stand for Children Day
  • Sun Safety Week begins *
  • Tennessee Statehood 1796
  • Volunteers Week begins
  • Mormon Leader Brigham Young born 1801

June 2

  • Bubba Day
  • Milk Days
  • Radio Patented 1896
  • Rocky Road Ice Cream Day
  • Yell “Fudge” at the Cobras in North America Day

June 3

  • Chimborazo Day
  • Doughnut Day *(1st Fri.)
  • Egg Day
  • Repeat Day (I said “Repeat Day”)
  • First U.S. Space Walk 1965

June 4

  • Aesop born 620BC
  • Applesauce Cake Day
  • Audacity To Hope Day
  • Cheese Day
  • King George III born 1738
  • First Ford Built 1896
  • Hug Your Cat Day
  • Old Maid’s Day
  • Shopping Cart invented 1937
  • Tienanmen Square (Beijing) Massacre 1989
  • Trails Day *(1st Sat.)

June 5

  • Business Etiquette Week begins *
  • Cancer Survivors DayPatriot Nathan Hale born 1755
  • 1st Hot Air Balloon Flight 1783
  • Pet Appreciation Week *(1st full week)
  • Author Richard Scarry born 1919
  • World Environment Day

June 6

  • D-Day 1944
  • Drive-in Movie Day
  • Gardening Exercise Day
  • Ramadan begins *
  • Russian Language Day
  • Yo-Yo Day

June 7

  • Chocolate Ice Cream Day
  • Daniel Boone Day
  • Muhammad (Islam Founder) born 570

June 8

  • Best Friends Day
  • Suction Vacuum Cleaner patented 1870
  • Upsy Daisy Day
  • Inventor Frank Lloyd Wright born 1867
  • World Ocean’s Day

June 9

  • Donald Duck debut 1934
  • Dragon Boat Festival (China) *
  • Peter the Great born 1672
  • Inventor George Stephenson born 1781

June 10

  • Ball Point Pen patented 1888
  • Herbs and Spices Day
  • Ice Tea Day
  • Author Maurice Sendak born 1928

June 11

  • Corn on the Cob Day
  • ET premiered 1982
  • Jacque Cousteau born 1910
  • Great Barrier Reef discovered 1770

June 12

  • Baseball Invented 1839
  • President George H.W. Bush born 1924
  • Crowded Nest Awareness Day
  • Ann Frank born 1929
  • Loving Day
  • Peanut Butter Cookie Day
  • Race Unity Day *(2nd Sun.)
  • Red Rose Day
  • Shavuot
  • Superman, Man of Steel Day
  • World Day Against Child Labor

June 13

  • Kitchen Klutzes of America Day
  • Men’s Health Week begins *
  • Sewing Machine Day
  • Weed Your Garden Day
  • Poet William Butler Yeats born 1865

June 14

  • Flag Day
  • Author Harriet Beecher Stowe born 1811
  • US Army established 1775
  • World Blood Donor Day

June 15

  • Arkansas Statehood 1836
  • Celluloid patented 1869
  • Benjamin Franklin’s Kite Experiment Anniversary 1752
  • Electricity Day
  • Fly a Kite Day
  • Global Wind Day
  • Magna Carta signed 1215
  • Nature Photography Day
  • National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers
  • Smile Power Day
  • Worldwide Day of Giving

June 16

  • Bloomsday
  • Fresh Veggies Day
  • Fudge Day
  • Recess at Work Day

June 17

  • Battle of Bunker Hill 1775
  • Eat Your Vegetables Day
  • Artist/Mathematician M.C. Escher born 1898
  • Flip-Flop Day *(3rd Fri.)
  • Composer Igor Stravinsky born 1882

June 18

  • Go Fishing Day
  • International Panic Day
  • Knit in Public Day *
  • Picnic Day
  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo 1815
  • Splurge Day
  • Sushi Day
  • World Juggling Day *

June 19

  • Carpenter Ant Awareness Week begins *(last full week)
  • Garfield the Cat’s birthday 1978
  • Father’s Day * (3rd Sun.)
  • Juneteenth Day
  • Scientist Blaise Pascal born 1623
  • Slavery Abolished (US) 1865
  • Theologian Charles Haddon Spurgeon born 1834
  • Statue of Liberty arrived in US 1885
  • World Sauntering Day

June 20

  • Bald Eagle Day
  • Daylight Appreciation Day * (1st Day of Summer)
  • Ice Cream Soda Day
  • Composer Jacques Offenbach born 1819
  • Summer Solstice
  • West Virginia Statehood 1863
  • World Refugee Day

June 21

  • Atheists Solidarity Day
  • Baby Boomer’s Recognition Day *
  • Go Skateboarding Day
  • New Hampshire Statehood 1788
  • Reaping Machine patented 1834
  • World Handshake Day
  • World Humanist Day

June 22

  • Chocolate Eclair Day
  • Stupid Guy Thing Day

June 23

  • Columnists Day
  • Don’t Let Nouns Get You Down Day
  • Let It Go Day
  • Pink Day
  • Public Service Day
  • Saxophone patented 1846
  • Typewriter patented 1868
  • United Nations Public Service Day
  • US Secret Service established 1865
  • Watermelon Seed Spitting Week (last Thurs. – Sun.)

June 24

  • Fairy Day
  • Swim a Lap Day
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day *(Fri. after Father’s Day)
  • U.F.O. Day

June 25

  • Battle of Little Big Horn 1876
  • Author Eric Carle born 1929
  • Catfish Day
  • Great American Backyard Campout *(4th Sat.)
  • Log Cabin Day
  • Scientist Walther Nernst born 1864
  • Author George Orwell born 1903
  • Virginia Statehood 1788

June 26

  • America’s Kids Day *(4th Sun.)
  • Beautician’s Day
  • Bicycle patented 1819
  • Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
  • Forgiveness Day
  • Toothbrush invented 1498

June 27

  • Decide to be Married Day
  • “Happy Birthday To You” song published 1924
  • Helen Keller born 1880
  • Please Take My Children to Work Day *(last Mon.)
  • Sun Glasses Day

June 28

  • Paul Bunyan Day
  • Columnists’ Day *(4th Tues.)
  • Artist Peter Paul Rubens born 1577
  • WW1 Began 1914

June 29

  • Camera Day
  • Hug Holiday
  • Waffle Iron Day

June 30

  • Bomb Pop Day *(last Thurs.)
  • Gone With the Wind published 1936
  • Meteor Day
  • NOW (National Organization for Women) Day
  • Social Media Day

I make my monthly special days calendars by using several sources including old calendars, holiday books, newspapers, and the web. If you know of a special day that I do not have listed, please comment and let me know what it is so I can add it in. Below are the links to my favorite online special days and calendar resources.

http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/june.htm

http://www.se7en.org.za/se7ens-june

http://food.unl.edu/fnh/june

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/june-2016.html

Happy June!

betty jo

Special Days in June, 2015

june_clipartThe Special Days in June list has been updated for 2017 here  https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2017/05/26/special-days-in-june-2017/

June is loaded with holidays, observances, food themes, awareness days , historic figures and authors birthdays, science and historic based anniversaries, and more! Whether you’re looking for something special to study, trivia, a day to celebrate, or a food to add to the menu, this list of special days in June gives you plenty to choose from!

June Awareness/Observance Days and Themes:

  • Accordion Awareness
  • Adopt a Cat
  • Aquarium
  • Audio Book Appreciation
  • Bathroom Reading
  • Black Music
  • Camping
  • Caribbean-American Heritage
  • Child Vision
  • Children’s Awareness
  • Effective Communication
  • Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing
  • Fight the Filthy Fly
  • Fireworks Safety
  • Forest System
  • Great Outdoors
  • Perennial Gardening
  • Rivers
  • Rose
  • Skyscraper
  • Smile
  • Surf Music
  • Zoo

June’s Food Themes:

  • Aprium
  • Beef Steak
  • Candy
  • Corn
  • Country Cooking
  • Cucumber
  • Dairy
  • Dairy Alternative
  • Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
  • Ice Tea
  • Lemon
  • Mango
  • Okra
  • Papaya
  • Pluot
  • Soul Food
  • Turkey Lovers

June’s Daily Specials:  (the * means that the special day does not fall on the same date every year)

June 1

  • Barefoot Day
  • Dare Day
  • Flip a Coin Day
  • Global Day of Parents
  • Heimlich Maneuver Day
  • Kentucky Statehood 1792
  • Say Something Nice Day
  • Sun Safety Week begins *
  • Stand for Children Day
  • Tennessee Statehood 1796
  • Volunteers Week begins
  • Mormon Leader Brigham Young born 1801

June 2

  • Bubba Day
  • Business Etiquette Week begins *
  • Radio Patented 1896
  • Rocky Road Day

June 3

  • Chimborazo Day
  • Egg Day
  • Repeat Day (I said “Repeat Day”)
  • Running Day *(1st Wed.)
  • First U.S. Space Walk 1965

June 4

  • Aesop born 620BC
  • Applesauce Cake Day
  • Cheese Day
  • King George III born 1738
  • First Ford Built 1896
  • Hug Your Cat Day
  • Old Maid’s Day
  • Shopping Cart invented 1937
  • Tienanmen Square (Beijing) Massacre 1989

June 5

  • Donut Day *(1st Fri.)
  • Patriot Nathan Hale born 1755
  • 1st Hot Air Balloon Flight 1783
  • Author Richard Scarry born 1919
  • World Environment Day

June 6

  • D-Day 1944
  • Drive-in Movie Day
  • Fishing and Boating Week begins *
  • Gardening Exercise Day
  • Trails Day *(1st Sat.)
  • Russian Language Day
  • Yo-Yo Day

June 7

  • Chocolate Ice Cream Day
  • Daniel Boone Day
  • Muhammad (Islam Founder) born 570
  • Pet AppreciationWeek *(1st full week)

June 8

  • Best Friends Day
  • Race Unity Day *
  • Suction Vacuum Cleaner patented 1870
  • Upsy Daisy Day
  • Inventor Frank Lloyd Wright born 1867
  • World Ocean’s Day

June 9

  • Donald Duck debut 1934
  • Peter the Great born 1672
  • Inventor George Stephenson born 1781

June 10

  • Ball Point Pen patented 1888
  • Herbs and Spices Day
  • Ice Tea Day
  • Author Maurice Sendak born 1928

June 11

  • Corn on the Cob Day
  • ET premiered 1982
  • Jacque Cousteau born 1910
  • Great Barrier Reef discovered 1770

June 12

  • Baseball Invented 1839
  • President George H.W. Bush born 1924
  • Crowded Nest Awareness Day
  • Ann Frank born 1929
  • Loving Day
  • Peanut Butter Cookie Day
  • Red Rose Day
  • Superman, Man of Steel Day

June 13

  • Kitchen Klutzes of America Day
  • Knit in Public Day *
  • Sewing Machine Day
  • Weed Your Garden Day
  • Poet William Butler Yeats born 1865

June 14

  • Flag Day
  • Author Harriet Beecher Stowe born 1811
  • Race Unity Day *(2nd Sun.)
  • US Army established 1775

June 15

  • Arkansas Statehood 1836
  • Celluloid patented 1869
  • Benjamin Franklin’s Kite Experiment Anniversary 1752
  • Electricity Day
  • Fly a Kite Day
  • Global Wind Day
  • Magna Carta signed 1215
  • Men’s Health Week begins *
  • Nature Photography Day
  • Smile Power Day
  • Worldwide Day of Giving

June 16

  • Bloomsday
  • Fresh Veggies Day
  • Fudge Day

June 17

  • Battle of Bunker Hill 1775
  • Eat Your Vegetables Day
  • Artist/Mathematician M.C. Escher born 1898
  • Composer Igor Stravinsky born 1882

June 18

  • Go Fishing Day
  • International Panic Day
  • Picnic Day
  • Napoleon defeated at Waterloo 1815
  • Ramadan begins *
  • Splurge Day

June 19

  • Duct Tape Days begins *
  • Flip-Flop Day *(3rd Fri.)
  • Garfield the Cat’s birthday 1978
  • Juneteenth Day
  • Scientist Blaise Pascal born 1623
  • Slavery Abolished (US) 1865
  • Theologian Charles Haddon Spurgeon born 1834
  • Statue of Liberty arrived in US 1885
  • World Sauntering Day

June 20

  • Bald Eagle Day
  • Dragon Boat Festival (China) *
  • Ice Cream Soda Day
  • Composer Jacques Offenbach born 1819
  • West Virginia Statehood 1863
  • World Juggler’s Day *

June 21

  • Baby Boomer’s Recognition Day *
  • Carpenter Ant Awareness Week begins *(last full week)
  • Daylight Appreciation Day *
  • Father’s Day * (3rd Sun.)
  • Go Skate Day
  • New Hampshire Statehood 1788
  • Reaping Machine pantented 1834
  • Summer Solstice *
  • World Handshake Day

June 22

  • Chocolate Eclair Day
  • Stupid Guy Thing Day

June 23

  • Columnists Day
  • Don’t Let Nouns Get You Down Day
  • Let It Go Day
  • Pink Day
  • Saxophone patented 1846
  • Typewriter patented 1868
  • United Nations Public Service Day
  • US Secret Service established 1865

June 24

  • Fairy Day
  • Swim a Lap Day
  • U.F.O. Day

June 25

  • Battle of Little Big Horn 1876
  • Author Eric Carle born 1929
  • Catfish Day
  • Log Cabin Day
  • Scientist Walther Nernst born 1864
  • Author George Orwell born 1903
  • Virginia Statehood 1788
  • WatermelonSeed Spitting Week (last Thurs. – Sun.)

June 26

  • Beautician’s Day
  • Bicycle patented 1819
  • Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking
  • Forgiveness Day
  • Take Your Dog to Work Day *(Fri. after Father’s Day)
  • Toothbrush invented 1498

June 27

  • Decide to be Married Day
  • Great American Backyard Campout *(4th Sat.)
  • “Happy Birthday To You” song published 1924
  • Helen Keller born 1880
  • Sun Glasses Day

June 28

  • America’s Kids Day *(4th Sun.)
  • Paul Bunyan Day
  • Artist Peter Paul Rubens born 1577
  • WW1 Began 1914

June 29

  • America’s Kids Day *
  • Camera Day
  • Hug Holiday
  • Please Take My Children to Work Day *(last Mon.)
  • Waffle Iron Day

June 30

  • Gone With the Wind published 1936
  • Meteor Day
  • NOW (National Organization for Women) Day
  • Social Media Day

I make my monthly special days calendars by using several sources including old calendars, holiday books, newspapers, and the web. If you know of a special day that I do not have listed, please comment and let me know what it is so I can add it in. Below are the links to my favorite online special days and calendar resources.

http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/june.htm

Se7en’s June…

http://food.unl.edu/fnh/june

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/june-2015.html

Happy June!

betty jo