2018 Daily Holidays that fall on June 18, include:
Autistic Pride Day
Go Fishing Day
International Panic Day
International Picnic Day
International Sushi Day
National Cheesemaker's Day
National Cherry Tart Day
National Splurge Day
Ride to Work Day (Motorcycles) - June 18, 2018 (Third Monday in June)
2018 Weekly Holidays that include June 18, are:
Animal Rights Awareness Week - June 17-23, 2018 (Third Week in June)
Meet a Mate Week - June 18-24
National Hermit Week - June 13-20
National Pollinator Week - June 18-24, 2018
Old Time Fiddlers Week - June 14-23, 2018 (Third Full Week in June)
Take Your Dog to Work Week - June 18-22, 2018 (The Mon-Fri Week Following Father's Day)
Universal Father's Week - June 17-23, 2018
2018 Monthly Holidays that include June 18, 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.
The Astrological Sign for June 18 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
1942 - Roger Ebert, American Film critic, journalist and screenwriter (d. 2013)
1942 - Paul McCartner, Engish musician, songwriter and member of The Beatles
1952 - Isabella Rossellini, Italian model and actress (Blue Velvet)
1966 - Kurt Browning, Canadian figure skater
1976 - Blake Shelton, American country music singer, judge of The Voice
1986 - Frances Scott Fitzgerald, American Journalist and author, daughter of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre (b. 1921)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1953 - Civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. marries singer and fellow activist Coretta Scott
1965 - Actress and singer Rita Morena marries cardiologist Leonard Gordon
2011 - Charles Spencer, the brother of Princess Diana marries Canadian Karen Gordon
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The Month of June is National Dairy Month! Our Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day is looking at the Dairy Guidelines and Tips that the USDA recommends.
Kerry's recommendation for milk products would be to definitely purchase organic milk products only. Non-organic milk can be from dairy cows that have been fed genetically modified corn and other feed. This does not agree with them. They must be given antibiotics to avoid sickness. They may also be given hormones to increase their milk production. You are drinking these hormones and antibiotics. Avoid them by purchasing organic milk products is my lifestyle solution! And eat your greens!
Find out more about the Dairy Guidelines from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1429 - Joan of Arc leads French forces in a defeat of the main English Army led by Sir John Fastolf at the Battle of Patay.
1767 - Samuel Wallis, and English sea captain is considered the first European to reach Tahiti
1778 - British troops abandon Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Revolutionary War
1812 - The War of 1812 begins as the U.S. Congress declares war against Britain, Canada, and Ireland
1815 - During the Battle of Waterloo, Napeoleon Bonaparte is defeated by British forces led by the Duke of Wellington
1873 - Susan B. Anthony is fined $100 for trying to vote for President in the 1872 presidential election
1892 - Macadamia nuts are planted in Hawaii for the first time
1928 - American aviator Amelia Earhart becomes the 1st woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean (as a passenger)
1953 - A USAF C-124 crashes near Tokyo killing 129 servicemen
1972 - A BEA Trident crashes two minutes after take off from London's Heathrow Airport killing 118
1981 - The first aircraft designed around stealth technology, the Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk makes its first flight
1983 - Astronaut Sally Ride becomes the first American Woman in Space on the STS-7
1996 - The suspected Unabomber, serial murderer and domestic terrorist, Ted Kaczynski is indicted on ten criminal counts
2017 - A 6.1 earthquake hits Northern Osaka, Japan
This Day in Music
1967 - The last day of the 3 day Monterey International Pop Festival in California
1976 - OLE ELO by Electric Light Orchestra is certified Gold
1977 - Dreams by Fleetwood Mac hits #1 on the billboard singles chart
1976 - ABBA performs for Sweden's King, the night before his wedding
1984 - Rhinestone, the Dolly Parton movie is released
Happy Birthday to Paul McCartney!
This Day in Sports
1898 - Fred Herd shoots a 328 to win the 4th U.S. Golf Open
1906 - British Isles beats USA in Wimbledon (5-0) in the 6th Davis Cup
1927 - Paavo Nurmi who is nicknamed the "Flying Finn" runs the world record 2000 m. 5:24.6
1938 - Baseball legend Babe Ruth is signed as a Dodgers coach
1941 - Boxer Joe Louis KO's Billy Conn in 13 for the World Heavyweight boxing title
1960 - Arnold Palmer shoots 280 to win the 60th US Golf Open
1967 - Jack Nicklaus shoots 274 to win the 67th US Golf Open
1972 - Jack Nicklaus shoots 290 to win the 72nd US Golf Open
1986 - Don Sutton becomes the 19th pitcher to win 300 games
2000 - Tiger Woods shoots 272 to win the 100th US Golf Open
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. An artistic technique developed during the Renaissance, referring to the use of exaggerated light contrasts in order to create the illusion of volume.
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