Holidays and Observances
Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts – The Atlantic hurricane season is the period in a year from June through November when hurricanes usually form in the Atlantic Ocean.
Dinosaur Day – June 1 and May 18, 2021 – Also known as International Dinosaur Day which is Observed the third Tuesday in May and annually on June 1st.
Flip a Coin Day – June 1st is National Flip a Coin Day. The notion of flipping a coin dates all the way back to Julius Caesar. He would flip a coin when he could not make a clear choice, and of course his coin had a picture of himself on it.
Global Day of Parents – It is an observance that is celebrated on June 1 each year to honor parents and their commitment to children worldwide.
National Heimlich Maneuver Day is on June 1 and we are geared up to honor an important method that can help save someone from choking.
International Children’s Day – Children’s Day is a commemorative date celebrated annually in honor of children, whose date of observance varies by country. In 1925, International Children’s Day was first proclaimed in Geneva during the World Conference on Child Welfare.
National Go Barefoot Day is an annual celebration held on June 1st of every year. Let you be a child or adult, walking or running barefoot gives you lots of benefits.
National Hazelnut Cake Day – June 1st is National Hazelnut Cake Day! It is a day to spend some time in the kitchen baking up a delicious hazelnut cake
National Nail Polish Day – It is on June 1st to celebrate the beginning of the nail-care season when everyone will be showing off their freshly painted nails!
National Olive Day – It is on June 1st each year celebrates one of the world’s oldest fruits. The olive is part of a traditional meze/tapas culinary experience that brings families and friends around the table rather than in the kitchen sharing time together.
National Pen Pal Day – Observed each year on June 1st, National Pen Pal Day is a way to let your pen pals know how much they mean to you.
New Year’s Resolution Recommitment Day – By five months into the year statistics show most New Year’s resolutions have fallen by the side of the road. This day allows us to re-examine why we want the things we want.
Say Something Nice Day – On National Say Something Nice Day we have an opportunity to make June 1st extra pleasant for everyone. The purpose of this holiday is to counteract bullying and the lack of civility and common courtesy that is growing among people in today’s world.
Stand for Children Day – Every year since 1996, on and around June 1, local communities in every state have celebrated Stand For Children Day. Stand For Children Day continues to grow because of the dedication and passion of volunteers who use the day to celebrate and create change for children in their community.
World Milk Day – This is an international day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recognize the importance of milk as a global food. It has been observed on June 1 each year since 2001.
American Indian Citizenship Day: On June 2, 1924, Congress enacted the Indian Citizenship Act, which granted citizenship to all Native Americans born in the U.S.
Global Running Day – June 2, 2021 (First Wednesday in June) – Each year on the first Wednesday in June, people across the globe participate in Global Running Day.
This is a day dedicated to dentists for all the work they do to keep us smiling. I Love My Dentist Day is observed next on Wednesday, June 2nd.
National Leave the Office Early Day – June 2, 2021 (Usually June 2 unless that day is on a weekend): The day is celebrated on June 2nd unless it is a weekend. In that case, the day will be celebrated the following Monday or the closest working day. The day is to encourage people to spend some time for themselves and get relaxed out of their daily chores.
The National Tailors Day is celebrated annually on first Wednesday of June. The day is declared and celebrated to honour the invention of the sewing machine in the 19th century.
Yell “Fudge” at the Cobras in North America Day (June 2) ) Since the early 1990s, this day has encouraged participants to chase away cobras with allusions to fudge, which is believed to make them gag.
Every year on June 3rd, Chimborazo Day celebrates the highest point on Earth. It’s also a day to lace up the hiking boots and hit the closest trail.
Corpus Christi for the year 2021 is celebrated/ observed on Thursday, June 3rd. Corpus Christi is a feast that is celebrated on the second Thursday after Whit Sunday.
Jefferson Davis – the president of the Confederate states from 1861-1865 – was born on June 3, 1808. Alabama celebrates Jefferson Davis’ Birthday on the first Monday in June. In Florida it is a legal holiday on June 3. Other states, such as Kentucky, do not officially observe but informally celebrate the day. Jefferson Davis’ Birthday is combined with Memorial Day in Mississippi on the last Monday of May.
The expression that most sums this up is “love conquers all,” a phrase that dates back millennia, to the Roman poet Virgil. On Love Conquers All Day, those who have love cherish their loved one and the strength that the love they share gives them to take on the challenges of life.
Each year, National Chocolate Macaroon Day celebrates a tasty treat. It is celebrated on June 3 each year.
Repeat Day is a quirky holiday celebrated every year on June 3, giving you an excuse to do things over and over again!
World Clubfoot Day is celebrated annually on June 3rd to commemorate the birthday of Dr. Ignacio Ponseti, the developer of the Ponseti Method.
Happy Birthday Suthida Bajrasudhabimalalakshana, (3 June 1978) born Suthida Tidjai, is the Queen of Thailand as the fourth wife of King Vajiralongkorn. Before their marriage, she was a flight attendant.
World Bicycle Day is celebrated on June 3 and draws attention to the benefits of using the bicycle. It is simple, affordable and clean.
Buddha’s Parinirvana – In Buddhism, parinirvana is commonly used to refer to nirvana-after-death, which occurs upon the death of someone who has attained nirvana during his or her lifetime. It implies a release from the Saṃsāra, karma and rebirth as well as the dissolution of the skandhas.
Audacity to Hope Day is celebrated on June 4. This is the day to take a look at your dreams and hopes for the future and have the audacity to hope that they can be marvelous.
When National Hug Your Cat Day rolls around each year on June 4th, the purr-fect opportunity presents itself for some snuggle time.
International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression is observed on June 4 each year. The purpose of the day is to acknowledge the pain suffered by children throughout the world who are the victims of physical, mental and emotional stress.
National Cheese Day is on June 4th, and on this day we celebrate the the thousands of varieties of cheese in all its sometimes stinky glory.
The National Cognac Day is celebrated on June 4th of every year. The Cognac Day is observed from coast to coast every year.
In 1938 “Donut Day” was established as a way to honor the members of the Salvation Army that came to the aid of soldiers during World War I. Nowadays, National Donut Day is widely celebrated on the first Friday of June.
Every year on June 4th, National Old Maid’s Day recognizes the women who never marry and remain childless. While the term may not seem to be flattering, less complimentary terms such as spinster, have been used to describe single, childless women for centuries.
Shopping Cart Day is observed on Friday, June 4th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on June 4th.
World Environment Day is celebrated annually on 5 June all over the globe and is a good day for encouraging awareness and action for the protection of the environment.
June 5th is Festival Of Popular Delusions Day. The festival began in Germany on June 5th, 1945 which is one year after D-Day and one day before the one year anniversary. It marks the last day the Nazi’s were able to delude themselves that they would rule the Earth for a thousand years.
Hot air balloons are the oldest form of technology for carrying humans, and so they definitely deserve to be celebrated.
On the first Saturday in June, National Black Bear Day recognizes the most commonly found bear in North America. Also known as the American black bear, its scientific name is Ursus americanus.
National Family Recreation Day has always been observed the first Saturday in June. This year on June 5th, 2021.
National Learn to Row Day has always been observed the first Saturday in June. This year on June 5th, 2021.
National Prairie Day is observed next on Saturday, June 5th, 2021. It has been observed the first Saturday in June since 2016.
National Trails Day commences on the first Saturday of June every year. This annual holiday takes place on the first Saturday in June.
Turtle Races Day is observed next on Saturday, June 5th, 2021. It has always been observed the first Saturday in June.
Constitution Day is observed in Denmark on 5 June. The day honors the Danish Constitution, as both the first constitution of 1849 and the current constitution of 1953 were signed on this date of their respective years.
National Ask An Atheist Day is an opportunity for secular groups across the country to work together to defeat stereotypes about atheism and encourage courteous dialogue between believers and nonbelievers alike.
Bonza Bottler Day is celebrated once a month when the number of the month coincides with the number of the day
D-Day Invasion Anniversary : Sunday marks the 77th anniversary of D-Day, when Allied forces landed in Normandy, France, to help liberate Europe from German forces and turn the course of World War II. The June 6, 1944, operation was the largest seaborne invasion in history, involving land, sea and air forces.
National Drive-In Movie Day on June 6th each year commemorates the day the first drive-in theater opened.
The National Animal Rights Day (NARD) is an annual day observed in multiple countries around the world on the first Sunday in June.
National Cancer Survivors Day 2021 is an international event to raise awareness of cancer, sufferers and survivors, the event is held on Sunday June 6th, and on the first Sunday in June every year.
National Frozen Yogurt Day is observed on Sunday, June 6th, 2021. It has been observed the first Sunday in June since 1993.
National Gardening Exercise Day is observed each year on June 6 and encourages us to maximize the benefits we reap from gardening by adding some stretches and a few extra steps or squats. Gardening on its own is therapeutic, builds muscles and burns calories.
National Higher Education Day is observed annually on June 6th. Celebrate by advocating for higher education on your social media sites.
World Hunger Day is observed globally on 28 May every year. The objective of this day is to raise awareness about more than 820 million people living in chronic hunger worldwide.
May 15 is International Huntington’s Disease Awareness Day. Huntington’s disease (HD) is a progressive brain disorder caused by a defective gene. This disease causes changes in the central area of the brain, which affect movement, mood and thinking skills.
UN Russian Language Day is observed annually on June 6. The event was established by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 2010. UN Russian Language Day coincides with the birthday of Alexander Pushkin, a Russian poet who is considered the father of modern Russian language.
Queensland Day is officially celebrated on 6 June as the birthday of the Australian state of Queensland.
The National Day of Sweden is a national holiday observed annually in Sweden on 6 June. Prior to 1983, the day was celebrated as the Swedish Flag Day. At that time, the day was named the Swedish National Day by the parliament of Sweden.
Visually Impaired People Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, June 6, 2021 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Germany.
On June 7, 1769, frontiersman Daniel Boone first saw the forests and valleys of present-day Kentucky. For more than a century, the Kentucky Historical Society has celebrated June 7 as “Boone Day.”
Fittingly, June Bug Day takes place in June. This is the month when June Bugs, a member of the Phyllophaga genus, which consists of over 260 species of New World scarab beetles, tend to be most visibly active. This is because they emerge from the ground this time of year and search for food and a mate.
The First Monday in January and June. In 2021, that is January 4 and June 7. National Thank God It’s Monday Day – June 7, 2021 and January 4, 2021 (First Monday in January and June).
Trial Technology Day is observed next on Monday, June 7th, 2021. It has always been observed annually on June 7th.
On June 7th, National VCR Day takes a look a the device that revolutionized the home movie-watching experience. The observance recognizes the video cassette recorder (VCR), a device that, in its time, was a marvel of technology!
Bounty Day is a holiday on both Pitcairn Island, destination of the Bounty mutineers, and on Norfolk Island. It is celebrated on 23 January on Pitcairn, and on 8 June on Norfolk Island, the day that the descendants of the mutineers arrived on the island.
IDA first launched ‘The International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos‘ (IDAEZ) in 2009, a global event to raise awareness about the plight of elephants in zoos and to end their suffering – and ideally – to send elephants in zoos to accredited sanctuaries.
June 8 is Caribbean-American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. The goal of the annual observance is to educate Caribbean-Americans about HIV/AIDS and provide resources for HIV testing and treatment.
Each year on June 8th, National Upsy Daisy Day is set aside to encourage you to face the day positively and to get up ‘gloriously, gratefully and gleefully’ each morning.
World Oceans Day: The purpose of the Day is to inform the public of the impact of human actions on the ocean, develop a worldwide movement of citizens for the ocean, and mobilize and unite the world’s population on a project for the sustainable management of the world’s oceans.
We’ll never forget our pets who have left us too soon, and the second Tuesday in June is set aside as a day to remember them all: World Pet Memorial Day.
The Day of La Rioja (Día de La Rioja) is an annual public holiday in the Spanish autonomous community of La Rioja, on June 9.
The Day of the Region of Murcia (Día de la Región de Murcia) is an annual public holiday in the autonomous community of Murcia, Spain, on June 9.
The Coral Triangle Day was established on June 9, to celebrate and raise awareness of the ocean conservation and protection, especially on the Coral Triangle, the world’s epicenter of marine biodiversity.
Everybody’s favorite short-tempered cartoon duck is celebrated on National Donald Duck Day on June 9.
On June 9th each year dedicates National Earl Day to those with a particular qualification and a genuine capacity for achievement.
On June 9th of each year, National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day recognizes a delicious and seasonal pie.
World APS Day, also known as World Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome Day, is observed annually on June 9th.
Farm Workers Day is a day to celebrate and be grateful for all the hard work that farmers do to keep fresh food coming. This year it falls on 10th June 2021.
Portugal Day, officially Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese Communities, is the National Day of Portugal celebrated annually on 10 June. It is one of the public holidays in Portugal and celebrated by Portuguese people throughout the world.
On today’s date in 1935, in Akron, Ohio, the organization that would become Alcoholics Anonymous was founded by William G. Wilson and Dr. Robert Smith.
Grab your ballpoint pen and write this on your calendar. June 10th of each year, National Ballpoint Pen Day recognizes the useful writing utensil.
King Kamehameha I Day on June 11 is a public holiday in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It honors Kamehameha the Great, the monarch who first established the unified Kingdom of Hawaiʻi—comprising the Hawaiian Islands of Niʻihau, Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi, Kahoʻolawe, Maui, and Hawaiʻi. If June 11th falls on a weekend, the nearest weekday will be observed as a holiday.
Cousteau Day. Jacques-Yves Cousteau , born on 11 June 1910 , was undoubtedly a man who lived his passion to the full. Cousteau Day is an opportunity for us to thank the Captain for his work by celebrating his deeds and philosophy.
On June 11th, National German Chocolate Cake Day celebrates a cake which is loved universally. It also happens to be one of the top 10 favorites.
National Making Life Beautiful Day is celebrated annually on June 11. It is a day dedicated to encouraging and celebrating men and women who are making life beautiful.
Family Health & Fitness Day will be held on June 12, 2021! Celebrated the second Saturday in June each year, this special day promotes the importance of parks and recreation in keeping communities healthy.
International Young Eagles Day is being observed on June 12th, 2021. It has always been observed the second Saturday in June.
National Jerky Day is celebrated on June 12, which is a cause for celebration for meat lovers all over.
Abused Women and Children’s Awareness Day is observed on Sunday, June 13th, 2021. It has always been observed the second Sunday in June.
International Albinism Awareness Day is celebrated annually on June 13 to celebrate the human rights of persons with albinism worldwide.
Each year on June 13th, National Sewing Machine Day honors an invention that has kept us in stitches for over 150 years.
National Weed Your Garden Day is observed annually on June 13. This day is set aside for all gardeners to take an extra 5 or 10 minutes while weeding their gardens. One of the best gardening tips is to stay in control of your garden. Weeds grow fast, very fast, and can soon become overwhelming.
In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.
Magic Circles Day 2021 is on Monday, June 14, 2021: Black magic. help please? Magic exists for those that believe in it. It has to do with using your subconscious mind to control the environment around you (and away from you).
Celebrate America’s “Native Spirit” on National Bourbon Day – June 14. There is something about bourbon that’s captured our global attention.
World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) is held on June 14 each year. The event was organised for the first time in 2005, by a joint initiative of the World Health Organization, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood.
Global Wind Day or World Wind Day is a worldwide event that is held on June 15 around the world. It is organised by WindEurope and GWEC. It is a day when wind energy is celebrated, information is exchanged and adults and children find out about wind energy, its power and the possibilities it holds to change the world.
Justice for Janitors Day is observed on June 15th every year. It has been observed annually on June 15th since 1990. Justice for Janitors (JfJ) is a social movement organization that fights for the rights of janitors (caretakers and cleaners).
Magna Carta Day: Magna Carta is Latin for Great Charter, and is one of the most important documents in political history. Drawn up in Britain and signed on 15th June 1215, it outlines the rights of the common people and limits the powers of the monarchy.
Tuesday, 15 June is National Lobster Day 2021. National Lobster Day is celebrated on the 15th of June every year. National Lobster Day is mainly celebrated to honor the delicious goodness.
On June 15th each year, National Smile Power Day shares one powerful expression. From the good morning greeting and the first “How may I help you?” present yourself with a smile.
June 15th is the Worldwide Day of Giving. It is a very special day that was started on this date in 2010 as part of the founding year of Reed’s Year of Giving.
The Day of the African Child has been celebrated on June 16 every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the OAU Organisation of African Unity. It honors those who participated in the Soweto Uprising in 1976 on that day.
Bloomsday is a commemoration and celebration of the life of Irish writer James Joyce, observed annually in Dublin and elsewhere on 16 June, the day his 1922 novel Ulysses takes place in 1904, the date of his first outing with his wife-to-be, Nora Barnacle, and named after its protagonist Leopold Bloom.
Fresh Veggies Day is celebrated every year on the 16th of June. The day is mainly celebrated to create an awareness about the benefits of consuming fresh vegetables. Nowadays people lag many nutritions as the number of fresh vegetables intaken is very less.
Wednesday, 16 June International Day of Family Remittances 2021. The International Day of Family Remittances (IDFR) was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly and is observed on 16 June.
National Fudge Day comes around each year on June 16th, allowing you to indulge in your favorite flavor of this delicious confectionery.
World Sea Turtle Day is celebrated on 16 June and is a day used to honor and highlight the importance of sea turtles. But with 8 million tonnes of plastic dumped in our oceans every year, these amazing creatures are dying.
The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance celebrated each year on 17 June. Its purpose is to raise awareness of the presence of desertification and drought, highlighting methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought.
If veggies aren’t your favorite food already, National Eat Your Vegetables Day on June 17 is a great time to give them a try. After all, vegetables are very healthy.
Global Garbage Man Day: It is celebrated on June 17th, every year. This Day is observed to pay respect to the sanitation workers.
Then you are a Career Nursing Assistant and the first day of Nursing Assistants Week–June 17th, 2021–is designated as National Career Nursing Assistants’ Day to recognize nursing assistants who have dedicated their lives to the well-being of others for 5 to as many as 58 years.
National Stewart’s Root Beer Day is observed on 17th June. The day is observed to celebrate Stewart’s Root Beer which is a frosty classic and considered as the world’s best root beer.