2018 Daily Holidays that fall on June 22, include:
Global Smurfs Day
National Chocolate Eclair Day
National Eat at a Food Truck day - June 22, 2018 (Fourth Friday in June)
National Onion Rings Day
Stupid Guy Thing Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day - June 22, 2018 (Friday after Father's Day)
2018 Weekly Holidays that include June 22, are:
Animal Rights Awareness Week - June 17-23, 2018 (Third Week in June)
International Listening Week - June 20-23, 2018
Meet a Mate Week - June 18-24
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 22, 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 22 is Cancer.
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
1928 - Ralph Waite, American actor and director (The Waltons) (d. 2014)
1936 - Kris Kristofferson, American singer, songwriter, actor, guitarist who was a member of The Highwaymen with Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson
1949 - Alan Osmond, American singer and member of The Osmonds
1949 - Lindsay Wagner, American actress (The Six Million Dollar Man, The Bionic Woman)
1953 - Cyndi Lauper, American singer, songwriter, producer and actress
1960 - Erin Brockovich, American lawyer and environmentalist
1969 - Judy Garland, American actress and singer (The Wizard of Oz) (b. 1922)
1987 - Fred Astaire, American actor, singer, and dancer (b. 1899)
1993 - Pat Nixon, American educator, economist and 44th First Lady of the United States (b. 1912)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1894 - Harry Houdini marries Bessie Rahner
1996 - Actress Candace Cameron marries Montreal Canadiens hocky player Valeri Bure
2011 - British actor Daniel Craig (James Bond) marries actress Rachel Weisz
2013 - Star Wars creator George Lucas marries Dreamworks Animation Chairman Mellody Hobson
Quote of the Day
Home is Where the Heart is!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Healthy cooking is a process but most of us never get beyond reading a recipe. Supermarkets are laden with processed pre-done meals, so why cook? Learn to put together a meal with what is in your refrigerator and pantry! Great cooks can!
Find out more about Healthy Cooking from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1633 - Galileo Galilei is forced by the Holy Office in Rome to recant his opinion that the Sun, not the Earth is the center of the Universe
1774 - The British pass the Quebec Act which set up the rules of governance for Quebec in British North America
1807 - The British warship HMS Leopard attacks and boards the US frigate USS Chesapeake
1870 - The U.S. Congress creates the United States Department of Justice
1911 - George V and Mary of Teck are crowned King and Queen of the UK of Great Britain and Ireland
1941 - Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union
1942 - US Congress formally adopts the Pledge of Allegiance
1944 - The G.I. Bill is signed into law by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944)
1945 - The Battle of Okinawa comes to an end during World War II
1969 - The Environmental Protection Agency is created
1984 - Virgin Atlantic Airways has its first flight from London Gatwick Airport
2009 - A southbound Washington D.C. Metro train near Fort Totten station collides into another train. Nine people are killed and at least 80 others injured.
This Day in Music
1988 - Simply Irresistible is realeased by Robert Palmer. It hits #44 in the UK, but hits #2 in the US (Video below)
1990 - Billy Joel performs the first of two sellout shows at the Yankee Stadium
2004 - Lynyrd Skynyrd Lyve: The Visious Cycle Tour is released at Lynyrd Skynyrd's fifth live album
2010 - Live from Freedom hall is released by Lynyrd Skynyrd as their eighth live album
2011 - Kim Woolen, Glen Campbell's wife, announces that he has Alzheimer's disease
This Day in Sports
1874 - The game of lawn tennis is introduced
1930 - Lou Gehrig hits 3 home runs in a game
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. A hobby or recreational or leisure pursuit. 2. Pursuits; duties; affairs which occupy one's time; usual employment; vocation.
Wishing You a Great Day Today!
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