June 2023 Holidays

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June is named after the Roman goddess Juneo, patroness of marriage and the well-being of women.  It also comes from the Latin word juvenis meaning "young people."
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June 2023 Monthly Holidays

Adopt-A-Cat Month Link  Link
Adopt A Shelter Cat Month
African-American Music Appreciation Month Link
Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month Link
Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome Awareness Month (APS) Link
Audiobook Appreciation Month
Beautiful in Your Skin Month Link
California Avocado Month  Link
Cancer From The Sun Month
Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celibacy Awareness Month (Validation link 4 members only)
Child Vision Awareness Month
Children's Awareness Month
Dairy Alternatives Month
Dementia Care Professionals Month
Effective Communications Month
Entrepreneurs "Do It Yourself" Marketing Month
Fashion in Colonial Virginia Month
Fireworks Safety Month
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month Link
Georgia Blueberry Month
Give A Bunch of Balloons Month Link
Great Outdoors Month
Hydranencephaly Awareness Month  Link
International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
International Men's Month
International Surf Music Month Link
Dairy Month Link
June is Lane Courtesy Month Link
June is Perennial Gardening Month
June is Turkey Lovers Month Link
Mens Health Education and Awareness Month
Migraine Awareness MonthNational Accordion Awareness Month
National Aphasia Awareness Month
National Bathroom Reading Month Link
National Camping Month Link
National Candy Month Link
National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month Link
National DJ Month Link
National Foster A Pet Month
National Fruit and Veggies Month (Also September)
National GLBT (Gay,Lesbian,Bisexual & Transgender) Pride Month
National GLBT (Gay,Lesbian,Bisexual & Transgender) Book Month
National Home Ownership Month  Link
National Ice Tea Month
National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
National Oceans Month Link
National Papaya Month Link
National Pet Preparedness Month Link  Link
National Pollinator Month
National Rivers Month
National Rose Month  Link
National Rum Punch Month Link
National Safety Month
National Scoliosis Awareness  Month Link
National Smile Month Link  (May 13-June 13)
National Soul Food Month
National Steakhouse Month
National Zoo and Aquarium Month Link
Oral Health Month Link
Outdoor Marketing Month
Perennial Gardening Month
Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month
Potty Training Awareness Month Link
Professional Wellness Month
PTSD Awareness Month Link
Rainbow Book Month
Rebuild Your Life Month
Scleroderma Awareness Month Link
Skyscraper Month
Sorghum Month Link
Sports America Kids Month
Student Safety Month
Vision Research Month Link
World Naked Bike Ride Month (Northern Hemisphere) Link Link
Women's Golf Month Link   Link
World Infertility Month
World Roller Coaster Appreciation Month
World Sponge Month Link (This is every 4 years. Next one is 2025)

June 2023 Weekly Holidays

Great American Brass Band Week: 1-4  Link 
International Clothesline Week: 3-10 (First Sat-Sun Week)
National Lemonade Days: 3-11 Link
Community Health Improvement Week (CHI): 4-10 Link
Bedbug Awareness Week: 4-10   Link
Black Single Parents Week:  4-10 (First Full Week)
End Mountain Top Removal Week:  4-10 Link   (First Full Week)
Flag Football Week: 4-10 Link (First Full Week)
National Business Etiquette Week:  4-10 (First Full Week)
National Headache Awareness Week: 4-10 Link  (First Full Week)
Pet Appreciation Week: 4-10 (First Full Week)   Link Link
Superman Days: 9-11  Link
eSport Week: 11-17 Link (Second Week)
National Automotive Service Professionals Week: 11-17 (Week That has the 12th In It)
National Flag Week: 11-17 (Always has 14th in it)
National Pet Wedding Week: 11-17 (2nd Full Week)   Link
National Right of Way Professionals Week:11-17 Link (Second Full Week)
National Waste & Recycling Workers Week: 11-17 Link (Always has the 17th in it which is Garbage Man Day.)
Meet A Mate Week: 12-18
Men's Health Week: 12-18 Link  (Always ends on Father's Day)
National Little League Week: 12-18  Link
*National Hermit Week: 13-20
Duct Tape Days: 15-17 Link 
National Nursing Assistants Week: 15-22  Link (Thursday to Thursday)
US Open Golf Championship: 15-18
*National Week of Making: 17-23  Link
Animal Rights Awareness Week: 18-24 Link (3rd Week)   Link
Greencare For Troops Awareness Week: 18-24
Lightning Safety Awareness Week: 18-24 Link  (Last Full Week)
Old Time Fiddlers Week: 18-24 (3rd Week)
National Play Catch Week:  18-24  (3rd Week)
Universal Father's Week: 18-24  (3rd Full Week)
Learning Disabilities Week: 19-25 Link  Link
National Pollinator Week: 19-25  Link ( Begins the Monday after Father's Day)
National Insect Week: 19-25
Royal Ascot: 20-24  Link
Watermelon Thump Seed Spitting Week: 22-25 Link (Last Weekend Thurs. to Sun.)  
Water Ski Days: 22-25 (Last Full Weekend)  Link
Carpenter Ant Awareness Week: 25-7/1  (Last Full Week)
Fish Are Friends, Not Food! Week: 25-7/1 Link  (Last Week)
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week: 25-7/1  Link  (Always on the week that has 26th)
Windjammer Days: 25-7/1 Link
National Tire Safety Week: 26-7/2  Link
*National Prevention of Eye Injuries Awareness: 27 -7/4
*Fireworks Safety Week: 28-7/4
National Tom Sawyer Days: 30-7/4 Link  (aka Fence Painting Days)

June 2023 Daily Holidays

*Baby Boomers Recognition Day: 1
*CNN Day: 1
*Global Day of Parents: 1 Link
*Heimlich Maneuver Day: 1
*International IGBO Day: 1
*International Table Top Day: 1 ? Link
Meterological Summer: 1 (Temperature)
*National Dare Day: 1  Link  (Note: Different than one in April for Drugs)
*National Go Barefoot Day: 1
*National Nailpolish Day: 1  Link
*National Olive Day: 1  Link
*National Pen Pal Day: 1  Link
*National Toilet Paper Wedding Dress Day: 1
*Oscar The Grouch Day: 1 Link
*Say Something Nice Day: 1 Link
*Stand For Children Day: 1 Link
*Superman's Birthday: 1  (Comic Book)  Note: See also Feb. 29, June 18, Dec. 1
*World Milk Day: 1  Link
*World Narcissistic Abuse Day: 1  Link
*World Reef Awareness Day: 1 Link


Curry Days: 2-3 (First Weekend)
Doughnut Day or Donut Day: 2-3  Link (First Fri.-Sat. in June) [Salvation Army]
Horseradish Days: 2-4 Link  (First Weekend) 
National Gun Violence Awareness Day: 2 (First Friday)
Leave The Office Early Day: 2 (Note: If June 2 falls on the weekend, then observed on closest workday)
Mike, The Headless Chicken Day: 2-3 Link
*National Bubba Day: 2
*National Gun Violence Awareness Day: 2
*National Rotisserie Chicken Day: 2 Link
*St. Erasmus Day: 2
*Yell "Fudge" at the Cobras in North America Day: 2


*Chimborazo Day: 3
Do-Dah Parade Day: 3 (Kalamazo,Mi - First Saturday)
Drawing Day or Pencil Day: 3 (First Saturday)
Festival of Goodwill, Festival of Christ & Humanity, World Invocation Day: 3  Link (On Full Moon)
National Black Bear Day: 3 (First Saturday) Link
National Bubbly Day: 3  Link  (First Saturday)
National Play Outside Day: 3 Link (First Saturday)
National Prairie Day: 3 (First Saturday)
National Trails Day: 3 (First Saturday)
*National Stuffed Shrimp Scholars Day: 3  Link
Turtle Races Day: 3 (First Saturday)
The Wicket World of Croquet Day: 3 Link  (First Saturday)
*Wonder Woman Day: 3  Link
*World Bicycle Day: 3 Link
*World Clubfoot Day: 3  Link


*Audacity To Hope Day: 4
Children's Awareness Memorial Day: 4  (First Sunday)
*Hug Your Cat Day: 4  Link
*International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression: 4
*International (World) Hug Your Cat Day: 4  Link
National Animal Rights Day: 4 (First Sunday) Link
National Cancer Survivors Day: 4 Link (First Sunday)
*National Clean Beauty Day: 4  Link
*National Mexicue Day: 4 Link
*National Punk Day: 4 Link
*National SAFE Day: 4  Link
*Old Maid's Day: 4  Link
Shavuot: 4-6


*Apple II Day: 5
*Baby Boomers Recognition Day: 5
*Festival of Popular Delusions Day: 5 Link
*HIV Long Term Survivors Awareness Day: 5
*Hot Air Balloon Day: 5
*International Day for The Fight Against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing: 5
*National Moonshine Day: 5
*National Veggie Burgers Day: 5  Link
National Thank God It's Monday Day: 5 (First Monday)
*World Environment Day: 5

*Atheists Pride Day: 6 Link
*D-Day: 6
*Drive-in Movie Day: 6
*National Eyewear Day: 6  Link
*National Higher Education Day: 6 (Note: Colleges in US observe on different dates)
*Russian Language Day: 6 Link
*YMCA Day: 6 (Organization, not the song.)
*YoYo Day: 6  Link (Always on the Birthday of Donald Duncan)

*(Daniel) Boone Day: 7
Global Running Day: 7 Link  Link (First Wednesday)
National Tailors Day: 7  (First Wednesday)
*VCR Day: 7 
*World Caring Day: 7 Link 
*World Food Safety Day: 7


*Ghostbusters Day: 8  Link
*National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: 8 Link
*Upsy Daisy Day: 8
*World Oceans Day: 8 Link

Artichoke Days: 9-10 Link
*Donald Duck Day: 9 (Birthday) Link (See Also March 13)
*International Archives Day: 9
*International Celtic Art Day: 9
*National Earl Baltes Day: 9  Link
National Movie Night: 9 Link (2nd Friday)
Poultry Days: 9-11 Link (2nd full weekend)
*Toy Industry Day: 9
*World Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome Day : 9

*Alcoholics Anonymous (Founders) Day: 10
*Ball Point Pen Day: 10
Belmont Stakes: 10 Link (Second Saturday)
Family Fitness and Health Day: 10  (Second Saturday)  (Formerly in September)
*Iced Tea Day: 10 Link  Note: June 10, 1904 was a Friday.
International Young Eagles Day: 10 (Second Saturday)
National Marina Day: 10 (Second Saturday)
Missing Mutts Awareness Day: 10 Link  (Second Saturday)
*National Egg Roll Day: 10 Link
National Rose' (wine) Day: 10 Link (Second Saturday)  (Note: International Rose' Day is further down on June 28)
National Shopping Outlet Day: 10  Link  (Second Saturday)
World Gin Day: 10 Link  (Second Saturday)
Worldwide Knit (and Crotchet) in Public Day: 10  Link
*Race Unity Day: 10  

Abused Women and Children's Awareness Day: 11 (Second Sunday)
Children's Sunday: 11 (Second Sunday)
*Corn on the Cob Day: 11
Multicultural American Child Day: 11 (Second Sunday)
*National Cotton Candy Day: 11 Link
*National Making Life Beautiful Day: 11
Race Unity Day: 11 (Second Sunday)


*Crowded Nest Awareness Day: 12
Little League Day (First Game): 12  Link (2nd Monday)
*Loving Day: 12 Link  Link
*Mechanics Day: 12 Link
*National Jerky Day: 12
*National Peanut Butter Cookie Day: 12 Link
*Victims of Orlando, Florida Attack Day: 12  Link
*World Day Against Child Labor: 12 Link

Call Your Doctor Day: 13 Link  (2nd Tuesday)
*International Albinism Awareness Day: 13
*National Doe B Day: 13  Link
National Forklift Safety Day: 13 Link  (2nd Tuesday)
*National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day: 13  Link
*Outdoor Marketing Day: 13
*Random Acts of Light: 13 Link
*Roller Coaster Day: 13
World Pet Memorial Day: 13 (2nd Tuesday)

*Army's Birthday: 14
*Family History Day: 14
*Flag Day: 14
*Hydranencephaly Awareness Day: 14  Link
*International Bath Day: 14
*National Bourbon Day: 14  Link
*No Mailing Children Day: 14  Link
*Pause for the Pledge Day: 14
Royal Ascot: 20
*(World) Blood Donor Day: 14 Link

Dump The Pump Day: 15 Link (Third Thursday)
*Global Wind Day: 15 Link
*Magna Carta Day: 15
*Native American Citizenship Day: 15
*National Megalodon Day: 15 Link
*Nature Photography Day: 15 Link
National Career Nursing Assistants Day: 15 Link (Second Thursday of Full Week)
*National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers: 15
*National Lobster Day: 15 Link  (Also September 25 Different Sponsor)
*Prune Day: 15
Recess At Work Day: 15 (Third Thursday)
*World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: 15 Link
World Tapas Day: 15 Link (Third Thursday)
*Worldwide Day of Giving: 15 Link

*Bloomsday: 16 Link
*National Cracker Jack Day: 16  Link
National Flip Flop Day: 16 (3rd Friday) Link  (Also 2/12 different sponsor)
*Fudge Day: 16 Link
*Ladies' Day (Baseball): 16
Wear Blue Day: 16 Link  (Friday of Men's Health Week)
Work@Home Father's Day: 16  (Friday Before Father's Day)

Dollars Against Diabetes Day(s): 17-18 (Always Father's Day Weekend) Link
International Surfing Day: 17 Link   Link  (3rd Saturday)
Mermaid Day: 17 (Third Saturday)
National Drone Safety Awareness Day: 17 Link
*National Garbage Man Day: 17 Link
Record Store Day: 17 Link (and July 15)
*Stewarts Root Beer Day: 17
*World Day To Combat Desertification and Drought: 17
World Juggling Day: 17 (Saturday closest to the 17th)  Link
*World Tesselation Day: 17   Link


*Autistic Pride Day: 18  Link
*Clark Kent's Birthday (Superman): 18  (See also June 1, Feb. 19, Dec. 1)  Link
Family Awareness Day: 18 (Third Sunday)
Father's Day: 18  Link Link
Husband Caregiver Day: 18  (Always on Fathers Day)
*International Sushi Day: 18
*Jack Herer Day: 18  Link
*National Black America's Day of Repentence: 18
*National Splurge Day: 18 (Since 1994)
*Sustainable Gasteronomy Day: 18
Turkey Lovers Day: 18  Link  (Third Sunday)
*Wanna Get Away Day: 18 Link


*FreeBSD Day: 19 Link
*Garfield the Cat Day: 19
*International Day For The Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict: 19
*Juneteenth: 19
*National Watch Day: 19 Link
Ratha Yatra: 19
Ride To Work Day (Motorcycles) : 19 Link  (Third Monday)
*World Sickle Cell Awareness Day: 19 Link
*World Sauntering Day: 19

*American Eagle Day: 20 Link
*Flitch of Bacon Day: 20 Link  Link
 (Note: Ceremony is the day after a couple's anniversary. This is why dates vary.  But, this date is listed on my site due to the last qualified ceremony on June 20, 1751. So, for over 103 years, June 20th was considered Flitch of Bacon Day.  Then the  ceremony was revived in 1854.   But, the ceremony dates varied with each couple. Some were held in August.The ceremony is not annual..  But, I'm keeping June 20 as the official Flitch of Bacon Day since it was the traditional date for 103 years. So, you can celebrate on June 20 every year, or celebrate every four years  on the date set up by the town of Dunmow in England where the ceremonies now take place.
 PS: Here is a list of the most recent winners of 2012 at The Dunmow Flitch Trials website
 If you want to apply for this prize,  you can contact them at this site as well.)

*International Nystagmus Awareness Day: 20  Link
*International Tennis Day: 20  Link
*Lambrusco Day: 20 Link
*National Hike With A Geek Day: 20  Link
*National Kouign Amann Day: 20 Link
Ratha Yatra: 20
*World Productivity Day: 20
*World Refugee Day: 20

*Anne and Samantha Day: 21 (On Summer & Winter solstices. Also December 21)
*Cuckoo Warning Day: 21 (First Day of Summer)
*Go Skateboarding Day: 21 Link
*Global Orgasm Day: 21 (Always on Winter Solstice and Summer Solstice)
*International Day of Yoga: 21  Link
*Litha: 21
*Make Music Day: 21 Link  (There's another one in December)
Midsummer: 21
*National Daylight Appreciation Day: 21
*National Day of The Gong: 21 
*National Energy Shopping Day: 21 (First day of Summer)
*National Selfie Day: 21 Link
*National Sea Shell Day: 21  Link  (First day of Summer)
Summer Solstice: 21 (June 21-September 23)
*Tall Girl Appreciation Day: 21 (Longest Day of The Year)
*World Giraffe Day: 21  Link
*World Handshake Day: 21 Link 
(Do not confuse with National Handshake Day - different sponsor on June 24)
*World Humanist Day: 21
*World Hydrography Day: 21  Link
*World Music Day: 21

Bartender Day: 22? Link (The Day They Crown The Winner of Bartender of The Year)
NOTE: Do not confuse with World Bartender Day (Feb. 24) and Bartender Appreciation Day (First Fri. in December)
*HVAC Technicians Day: 22  Link)
*International Day of Radiant Peace: 22 (previously on 9/22)
*Positive Media Day: 22 Link
*Stupid Guy Thing Day: 22
Summer: 22
*World Rainforest Day: 22  Link (Note: There is World Rainforest Week in October.)
*Worldwide VW Beetle Day: 22  Link


International Rose' Day: 23 Link (4th Friday)
*International Widows' Day: 23 Link
*Let It Go Day: 23
*National Detroit-style Pizza Day: 23  Link
*National Hydration Day: 23  Link
*Pink Flamingo Day (Lawn Ornaments): 23 Link
*Public Service Day: 23
*Runner's Selfie Day: 23
*SAT Math Day: 23 Link
Take Your Dog To Work Day: 23 Link  (First Friday after Father's Day)
Ugliest Dog Day: 23  ( Fourth Friday)  Link  Link
*Typing Day: 23

ARRL (American Radio Relay League) Field Day: 24-25 Link 
*Celebration of the Senses: 24
Great American Backyard Campout: 24 (Fourth Saturday)
*International Fairy Day or Faerie Day: 24  Link
National Haskap Berry Day: 24  (Last Saturday)
Polar Bear Swim: 24 (Nome,AK) Link (Do not confuse with Seward, AK in January.) On the closest Saturday to June 21 (Summer Solstice)
*Stonewall National Monument Day: 24  Link
Summersgiving: 24 Link (Saturday after the Summer Solstice)
World Bike Naked Day: 24 Link  Link (Last Saturday) (Note: Different Cities Have Different Dates. They bike all summer long.)
*World UFO Day: 24 (Also July 2) Link


America's Kids Day: 25 (Fourth Sunday)
*Color TV Day (CBS): 25
*Day of The Seafarer: 25 Link
Descendants Day: 25 (Last Sunday)
*Global Beatles Day: 25 Link
*Global Smurfs Day: 25 Link
*Leon Day: 25  Link
Log Cabin Day: 25 (Last Sunday)
*National Catfish Day: 25 Link
*National Police Community Cooperative Day: 25  Link
*School Prayer Banned Anniversary: 25
*Stripper Appreciation Day: 25 Link

*626 Day (Lilo & Stitch): 26  Link
*Bar Code Day: 26
*Canoe Day: 26 Link
*Harry Potter Day: 26
*International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking: 26
*International Day in Support of Victims of Torture: 26
*National Canoe Day: 26
*National Coconut Day: 26  Link
National Energy Shopping Day: 26 (First Monday of Summer
Please Take My Children To Work Day: 26  (Last Monday)


*Celebrate Joy Day: 27 Link
*Decide To Be Married Day: 27
*"Happy Birthday To You" Day: 27
*Industrial Workers of The World Day: 27
*Micro-, Small-, And Medium-Sized Enterprises Day: 27
*National HIV Testing Day: 27 Link
National Columnists Day: 27  (4th Tuesday)
*National Onion Day: 27 Link
*National Sunglasses Day: 27  Link
*PTSD Awareness Day: 27 Link

Eid-Al-Adha: 28 - 7/2
*International Body Piercing Day: 28
*INTERNATIONAL CAP LOCKS DAY: 28  Link  (Also October 22)
*International Lightning Safety Day: 28
*National Logistics Day: 28 Link
National Parchment Cooking Day: 28 Link  (Last Wednesday)
*International Parrot Head Day: 28  Link  (Note: Parrot Head Days is Nov. 4-6)
*Tau Day: 28  Link


*International Day Of The Tropics: 29
*International Mud Day: 29 Link
National Bomb Pop Day: 29 Link  (Last Thursday)
National Hand Shake Day: 29  (Last Thursday)  (Different sponsor than World Handshake Day)
*World Camera Day: 29 Link  (Note: World Photography Day is in August.)
*World Scleroderma Day: 29  Link

*Asteroid Day: 30
*California Avocado Day: 30  Link
*Disabled Veterans Day: 30  Link
Drive Your Corvette to Work Day: 30 Link  (Last Friday that's closest to June 30. Sometimes this happens in July.)
*International Day of Parlimentarism: 30
*Leap Second Time Adjustment Day: 30
(Note: This is listed as an observance title only. Some years scientists do not make adjustments. 
But, if they do, then it's done on either June 30 or December 31.)
National Food Truck Day: 30  (Last Friday) Link
 *National Meteor Watch Day: 30
*National Outfit Of The Day Day: 30 Link (Note: You do not have to buy a holiday to create one. Just sayin')
*NOW (National Organization For Women) Day: 30
*Social Media Day: 30 Link


June 2023 Moon Phases

Current Moon View
as of today

Full Moon
11:43 pm

Last Qtr.
3:32 pm


FNew Moon
 12:39 am

First Qtr.
 3:51 am


Full Moon on  the 3rd  is called "Strawberry Moon" by Native Americans of New England and the Great Lakes because at this time of the year, the strawberry ripened.




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