June 1

June 1 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2017 Daily Holidays that fall on June 1, include:

  • Atlantic Hurricane Season Starts 
  • Dare Day 
  • Flip a Coin Day 
  • Global Day of Parents 
  • Heimlich Maneuver Day 
  • National Go Barefoot Day 
  • National Hazelnut Cake Day 
  • Oscar the Grouch Day 
  • Say Something Nice Day 
  • Stand for Children Day 

2017 Weekly Holidays that include June 1, are:

  • Great American Brass Band Week - June 1-4, 2017
  • Milk Week - June 1-4, 2017
  • National CPR and AED Awareness Week - June 1-7
  • National Tire Safety Week - May 28 - June 3, 2017
  • Ramadan - Evening of May 26, 2017 to Evening of June 25, 2017 (Dates may vary depending on location) - (Muslim Holiday)
  • Shavout - Evening of May 30 - Evening of June 1, 2017 (Jewish Holiday)

2017 Monthly Holidays that include June 1, are:

There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our June Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of June.

NOTE:

  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.


World Festivals and Events

  • America's Cup (Louis Vuitton Cup) - May 26 - June 12, 2017
  • Vivid Sydney - May 26 - June 17, 2017 located in Sydney, Australia is where art, technology, and commerce intersect, and is an event of light, music, and ideas. Featuring outdoor lighting sculptures, cutting edge contemporary music, and the illumination of the Sydney Opera House. Check out our Holidays in Australia page!


Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for June 1 is Gemini.


Birth Flower of the Month

The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of June are:

  • The Rose which is the most popular flower in the world, symbolizes love and appreciation!
  • Honesuckle which signifies a strong symbol for the everlasting bonds of love.

Birthstone

The Birthstone(s) for June is:

  • Pearls which have been popular in jewelry for centuries because of their natural beauty.
  • Alexandrite gemstones are extremely rate and change color based on the lighting
  • Moonstone


Famous Birthdays

  • 1801 - Brigham Young, American religious leader - 2nd President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1877)
  • 1926 - Andy Griffith, American actor, singer, producer (Andy Griffith Show, Matlock) (d. 2012)
  • 1926 - Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean Mortenson), American model, actress, and singer
  • 1934 - Pat Boone, American singer, songwriter, and actor
  • 1937 - Morgan Freeman, American actor, narrator and producer, (Driving Miss Daisy, The Shawshank Redemption)
  • 1937 - Colleen McCullough, Australian author (The Thorn Birds)
  • 1953 - Ronnie Dunn, American country music singer, songwriter (Brooks & Dunn)
  • 1956 - Lisa Hartman Black, American actress and singer (Knots Landing)
  • 1973 - Heidi Klum, German-American supermodel, actress, fashion designer (Project Runway)
  • 1974 - Alanis Morisette, Canadian-American singer, songwriter, producer, and actress (Ironic)


Famous Deaths

  • 1868 - James Buchanan, American lawyer, politician and 15th President of the United States from 1857-61 (b. 1791)
  • 1872 - James G. Bennett, Sr., American publisher who founded the New York Herald (b. 1795)
  • 1927 - Lizzie Borden, American accused murderer of the 1892 axe murders of her father and stepmother (b. 1860)
  • 1968 - Helen Keller, American author (Let Us Have Faith), and activist, she was the first blind and deaf person to earn a bachelor of arts degree
  • 2001 - Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist who created Dennis the Menace (b. 1920)
  • 2008 - Yves Saint Laurent, French fashion designer who founded Saint Laurent Paris (b. 1936)
  • 2014 - Ann B. Davis, American actress (Alice on The Brady Bunch) (b. 1926)


Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1889 - Architect Frank Lloyd Wright marries socialite Catherine Tobin
  • 1933 - Charlie Chaplin marries Paulette Goddard
  • 1949 - Lucille Ball & Desi Arnaz wed for the second time
  • 1989 - Professional boxer Mike Tyson, and actress Robin Givens divorce
  • 1997 - Country singer Kenny Rogers marries Wanda Miller
  • 2007 - Singer Tony Bennett marries Susan Crow


Quote of the Day


June 1 is Global Day of Parents! The day provides an opportunity to appreciate all parents in all parts of the world for their selfless commitment to children, and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship.


Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

Info. to come!


This Day in History

  • 1495 - John Cor, who is a monk, records the first batch of Scotch Whiskey
  • 1792 - Kentucky is admitted as the 15th state of the United States
  • 1796 - Tennessee is admitted as the 16th state of the United States
  • 1812 - Congress is asked to declare war on the United Kingdom by the U.S. president James Madison (War of 1812)
  • 1941 - During World War II, the Battle of Crete ends when they surrender to Germany
  • 1974 - The medical journal Emergency Medicine publishes the procedures for the Heimlich maneuver to rescue choking victims
  • 1990 - George H.W. Bush (America) and Mikhail Gorbachev (Russia) sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production
  • 2009 - Air France Flight 447 on it's way from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Brazil. All 228 crew and passengers are killed.
  • 2009 - General Motors files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
  • 2011 - An EF3 tornado strikes in Springfield, Massachusetts, killing four people

This Day in Music

  • 1967 - The Beatles release Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
  • 1978 - Darkness On The Edge Of Town is released by Bruce Springsteen
  • 1985 - Sting's first solo album, The Dream of the Blue Turtles is released
  • 1993 - 10,000 Maniacs become the first act to appear twice on MTV Unplugged 
  • 2003 14 Shades of Gray by Staind hits #1 on the US album chart

Above, is 10,000 Maniacs Because The Night (MTV Unplugged)


This Day in Sports

  • 1938 - Baseball batters wear protective baseball helmets for the first time
  • 1975 - Nolan Ryan for the California Angels has his 4th no-hitter and beats the Baltimore Orioles, 1-0
  • 1982 - In baseball, Rickey Henderson is the fastest player to reach 50 stolen bases in a year

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Progeny (noun)

1. (uncountable) Offspring or descendants.
2. (countable) Result of a creative effort.

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