June 10

June 10 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2016 Daily Holidays that fall on June 10, include:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (Founders Day) 
  • Ball Point Pen Day 
  • Herbs & Spices Day 
  • National Black Cow Day 
  • National Iced Tea Day 

2016 Weekly Holidays that include June 10, are:

  • End Mountain Top Removal Week - June 5-11, 2016 (First Full Week of June)
  • International Clothesline Week - June 4-11, 2016 (starts on the first Saturday in June)
  • National Automotive Service Professional Week - June 6-12, 2016 (Week with June 12th in it)
  • National Business Etiquette Week - June 5-11, 2016
  • National Garden Week - June 5-11, 2016
  • Pet Appreciation Week - June 5-11, 2016 (First Week in June)
  • Superman Week - June 9-12, 2016

2016 Monthly Holidays that include June 10, 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.


  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.

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for June 10 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.


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

  • 1921 - Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II
  • 1922 - Judy Garland, American actress and singer (The Wizard of Oz) (d. 1969)
  • 1933 - F. Lee Bailey, American lawyer (Sam Shepard case, OJ Simpson case)
  • 1963 - Jeanne Tripplehorn, American actress
  • 1965 - Elizabeth Hurley, English model and actress
  • 1982 - Tara Lipinski, American figure skate who won the ladies singles Olympic Gold medal in figure skating that the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan at the age of 15

Famous Deaths

  • 323 BC - Alexander the Great, Macedonian King (b. 356 BC)
  • 1967 - Spencer Tracy, American actor and singer (Father of the Bride) (b. 1900)
  • 1988 - Louis L'Amour, American western writer (b. 1908)
  • 2004 - Ray Charles, American singer, songwriter, and pianist (b. 1930)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1995 - Actress and singer Holly Robinson marries NFL quarterback Rodney Peete
  • 2002 - Russian figure skater and Olympic Champion (1988 and 1994) Ekaterina Gordeeva marries Ilia Kulike 1998 Olympic Champion figure skater
  • 2012 - Country music singer Wynonna Judd marries drummer Cactus Moser

Quote of the Day

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

Info. to come!

This Day in History

  • 1786 - 100,000 people are killed in the Sichuan province of China when a landslide dam on the Dadu River caused by an earthquake ten days earlier collapses
  • 1793 - The Jardin des Plantes museum opens in Paris, and a year later becomes the first public zoo.
  • 1854 - The first class of the United States Naval Academy students graduate
  • 1886 - Mount Tarawera in New Zealand erupts, and kills 153 people
  • 1898 - US Marines land in Cuba during the Spanish-American War
  • 1935 - Dr. Robert Smith and William Wilson founded Alcoholics Anonymous
  • 1940 - Norway surrenders to German forces during World War II
  • 1940 - Italy declares war on France and the United Kingdom during World War II
  • 1947 - Saab produces its first automobile.
  • 1967 - The Six-Day War ends when Israel and Syria agree to a cease-fire with UN help
  • 1977 - Apple Computer put is first Apple II computers on sale
  • 1991 - Eleven year old Jaycee Lee Dugard is kidnapped in South Lake Tahoe, California. She remains a captive until 2009.
  • 2013 - A series of bombs explode across Iraq and kill 70 people

This Day in Music

  • 1964 - The Rolling Stones record their 12x5 album in Chicago
  • 1966 - Janis Joplin's first live concert is in the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco
  • 1966 - Monday Monday by the Mamas & Papas goes gold
  • 1966 - Paperback Writer by the Beatles is released in the UK
  • 1967 - 15,000 attend the Fantasy Faire & Magic Mountain Music Festival in California
  • 1967 - I Was Made to Love Her by Stevie Wonder is released
  • 1972 - Elvis Presley records a live album at New York City's Madison Square Garden
  • 1975 - One of These Nights by The Eagles is released
  • 1976 - 67,000 fans attend the Wings concert at Seattle's Kingdome
  • 1978 - You're The One That I Want by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John hits #1
  • 1978 - Life's Been Good by Joe Walsh is released (video below)

This Day in Sports

  • 1829 - The first boat race between the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge
  • 1944 - The youngest player ever in a major league baseball game is 15 year old Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds
  • 1952 - Sam Mele of the Chicago White Sox is the 6th to get 6 RBI's in an inning
  • 1979 - Bjorn Borg beats Victor Pecci (63 61 67 64) at the 49th French Men's Tennis
  • 1981 - Pete Rose ties Stan Musials' NL record of 3,630 hits
  • 1995 - Jeff Manto of the Orioles hits his 4th consecutive homer

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

White Whale (noun)

1.  A cetacean, Delphinapterus leucas.
2. (figuratively) An obsession; monomania.
3. (trading cards) A printing plate, for a sports card, that is then issued as a collectible itself.

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