June 14

June 14 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2017 Daily Holidays that fall on June 14, include:

  • Family History Day 
  • Flag Day
  • Magic Circles Day 
  • National Bourbon Day 
  • National Strawberry Shortcake Day 
  • Pause for the Pledge Day 
  • US Army Birthday 
  • World Blood Donor Day 
  • World Sea Turtle Day 

2017 Weekly Holidays that include June 14, are:

  • Carpenter Ant Awareness Week - June 8-14, 2017 (Last Full Week of June)
  • National Automotive Service Professional Week - June 11-17, 2017 (Week with June 12th in it)
  • National Body Piercing Week - June 11-16, 2017
  • National Flag Week - June 11-17, 2017 (The Week that starts with June 9th, so it includes June 14th - Flag Day)
  • National Hermit Week - June 13-20
  • National Little League Baseball Week - June 12-18, 2017 (Week beginning on the Second Monday in June)
  • Ramadan - Evening of May 26, 2017 - Evening of June 25, 2017 (Dates may vary depending on location) - (Muslim Holiday)
  • Worldwide Knit (and Crotchet) in Public Week - June 11-19, 2016

2017 Monthly Holidays that include June 14, 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

  • 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!
  • Expo 2017 - Universal Exposition held between June 10 and September 10, 2017 in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for June 14 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

  • 1946 - Donald Trump, American businessman and 45 President of the United States
  • 1958 - Pamela Geller, American activist, writer and blogger
  • 1958 - Eric Heiden, Physician, American speed skater who won five U.S. Olympic Gold Medals in the 1980 Winter Olympic Games
  • 1969 - Steffi Graf, German tennis player


Famous Deaths

  • 1801 - Benedict Arnold, American General who became a British spy (b. 1741)
  • 1994 - Henry Mancini, American composer and conductor (b. 1924)


Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1936 - Actor and singer Roy Rogers marries Arlene Wilkins
  • 1958 - Nelson Mandela marries Winnie Madikizela
  • 1963 - Actress Betty White marries game show host Allen Ludden
  • 1981 - Writer Danielle Steel marries John Traina
  • 1999 - Rapper Eminem marries Kimberly Anne Scott for the first time


Quote of the Day

Flag Day, is observed every year on June 14th!


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

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This Day in History

  • 1775 - The birth of the United States Army occurs during the American Revolutionary War when the Continental Army is established by the Continental Congress
  • 1777 - Congress adopts the Stars and Stripes as the Flag of the United States
  • 1789 - American clergy Rev. Elijah Craig is the first to produce Whiskey distilled from maize. He names Bourbon because he lives in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
  • 1900 - Hawaii becomes a United States territory
  • 1907 - The right to vote is granted to women in Norway
  • 1926 - Brazil leaves the League of Nations
  • 1937 - Pennsylvania is the only state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day as a State Holiday
  • 1937 - The U.S. House of Representatives passes the Marijuana Tax Act
  • 1940 - During World War II, Paris, France falls under German occupation and the Allied forces retreat
  • 1954 - U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs a bill into law that puts the words "under God" in the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance
  • 1959 - The Disneyland Monorail System opens to the public in Anaheim California
  • 1967 - The People's Republic of China tests its first hydrogen bomb
  • 1985 - TWA Flight 847 is hijacked by the Lebanese Islamist organization Hezbollah after they take off from Athens, Greece

This Day in Music

  • 1971 - Tarkus, the second album by Emerson, Lake & Palmer is released
  • 1989 - Carole King receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • 2002 - Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II
  • 2003 - Bring Me to Life, the debut single from Evanescence hits #1 in the UK (video below)
  • 2005 - Never Gone by the Backstreet Boys is released




This Day in Sports

  • 1969 - Reggie Jackson of the Oakland A's gets 10 RBIs to beat the Red Sox 21-7
  • 1974 - Nolan Ryan of the Angels strikes out 19 Red Sox players in 12 innings

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Vexillology (noun)

1.  The study of flags.

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