National Automotive Service Professional Week - June 12-18, 2022 (Week with June 12th in it)
National Body Piercing Week - June 12-17, 2022
National Clay Week - June 12-18, 2022 (Second Full Week of June)
National Email Week - June 12-18, 2022 (Second Week of June)
National Flag Week - June 12-18, 2022 (Always includes June 14th - Flag Day)
National Hermit Week - June 13-20
National Little League Baseball Week - June 13-19, 2022 (Week beginning on the Second Monday in June)
National Men's Health Week - June 13-19, 2022 (Week ending with Father's Day)
National Pet Wedding Week - June 12-18, 2022
National Right of Way Professionals Week - June 12-18, 2022
Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month - May 8 - June 19, 2022 (Mother's Day to Father's Day)
Raggedy Ann and Andy Day - June 12-13
Shampoo Week - June 7-13
2022 Monthly Holidays that include June 13, 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.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
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 (Date Order)
Vivid Sydney - May 27 - June 18, 2022 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!
The Astrological Sign for June 13 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
1786 - Winfield Scott, American General known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" and the "Grand Old Man of The Army" (d. 1866)
1953 - Tim Allen, American actor and producer (Home Improvement)
1981 - Chris Evans, American actor (Fantastic Four)
1784 - Henry Middleton, American farmer and politician who was the 2nd President of the Continental Congress (b. 1717)
1986 - Benny Goodman, American songwriter, bandleader and clarinet player (b. 1909)
2010 - Jimmy Dean - American actor, singer and businessman who founded Jimmy Dean Foods (b. 1928)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1525 - Martin Luther marries Katharina von Bora, even though he was a Catholic priest
1625 - English King Charles I marries French Princess Henriette Marie
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Carbohydrates are vegetables, fruits, starches, and sugar products. They are the main nutrient that gives you energy, and without them, your body would not work well.
Find out more about the 4 types of Carbohydrates and info. on proper portioning of them from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1774 - The first of Britain's North American colonies to ban the importation of slaves is Rhode Island
1777 - During the American Revolutionary War, the Marquis de Lafayette lands near Charleston, South Carolina to help the Continental Congress train its army
1881 - The USS Jeannette is crushed in an ice pack in the Arctic Ocean
1886 - Much of Vancouver, British Columbia is destroyed by fire
1966 - The U.S. Supreme Court rules in Miranda vs. Arizona that the police must inform suspects of their rights first before they question them
1997 - Timothy McVeigh is sentenced to death by a jury for his part in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing
2002 - The U.S. withdraws from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty
2018 - The U.S. EPA Department fines Volkswagen one billion euros due to violations of the Clean Air Act
This Day in Music
1962 - It's Up To You is recorded by Rick Nelson
1970 - The Long and Winding Road by the Beatles hits #1 in the US
1971 - Make It With You is released by Bread (video below)
1988 - Forever Your Girl, the debut album is released by Paula Abdul and the album will eventually produce four #1 hits
1989 - Jerry Lee Lewis receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2000 - Faith and Courage is released by Sinead O'Conner
This Day in Sports
1937 - Joe DiMaggio hits 3 consecutive HRs against the St Louis Browns
1991 - The first all sports daily newspaper, the National stops publication
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. In a thorough manner; in manner free of defect or deficiency.
Wishing You a Great Day Today!
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