June 25

June 25 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2018 Daily Holidays that fall on June 25, include:

  • Color TV Day 
  • Day of the Seafarer 
  • Global Beatles Day 
  • National Catfish Day 
  • National Strawberry Parfait Day 
  • Please Take My Children to Work Day - June 25, 2018 (Last Monday in June)
  • World Vitiligo Day

2018 Weekly Holidays that include June 25, are:

  • Carpenter Ant Awareness Week - June 24-30, 2018 (Last Full Week of June)
  • Fish are Friends, Not Food Week! - June 24-30, 2018 (Last week of June)
  • National Lightning Safety Awareness Week - June 24-30, 2018 (Last Full Week of June)
  • National Mosquito Control Awareness Week - June 24-30, 2018 (Last Full Week in June)
  • Watermelon Seed Spitting Week - June 24-30, 2018
  • Windjammer Days - June 24-30, 2018

2018 Monthly Holidays that include June 25, 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.


Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for June 25 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.

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

  • 1903 - George Orwell, English novelist and journalist (d. 1950)
  • 1928 - Peyo, Belgian author and illustrator who created The Smurfs (d. 1992)
  • 1945 - Carly Simon, American singer and songwriter
  • 1963 - George Michael, English singer, songwriter, producer and actor (d. 2016)


Famous Deaths

  • 1533 - Mary Tudor, Queen of France (b. 1496)
  • 1876 - George Armstrong Custer, American General killed in the battle known as "Custer's Last Stand" (b. 1839)
  • 1876 - Thomas Custer, American Colonel, two time Medal of Honor recipient, brother to George Armstrong Custer, also killed at Little Big Horn
  • 1997 - Jacques Cousteau, French oceanographer and explorer (b. 1910)
  • 2009 - Farrah Fawcett, American actress and producer (The Six Million Dollar Man, Charles Angels, The Burning Bed) (b. 1947)
  • 2009 - Michael Jackson, known as the King of Pop was an American singer, songwriter, producer, dancer, Member of the Jackson 5 (b. 1958)
  • 2012 - George Randolph Hearst, Jr., American businessman and Chairman of the Board of the Hearst Corp. from 1996 until his death in 2012 (b. 1927)


Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1927 - Pediatrician Benjamin Spock marries civil liberties advocate Jane Cheney
  • 1967 - Pitcher Nolan Ryan marries Ruth Holdorff
  • 1983 - Actor Denzel Washington marries actress Pauletta Pearson
  • 2006 - Actress Nicole Kidman marries country music singer and songwriter Keith Urban


Quote of the Day

In Summer, the Song Sings Itself ~William Carlos Williams. Holidays and Observances Quote of the Day for June 25th!

In Summer, the Song Sings Itself! ~William Carlos Williams

Depending on where you live in the world, on June 21st we entered summer or winter. Summer is a magical time of year where the weather is nice and kids are out of school and many vacations and traveling happens. Enjoy!

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

Clean eating, what does it really mean? It's a simple term that is being used to describe making healthy eating lifestyle changes and it's not a new diet. It's about taking your existing diet and cleaning it up and getting rid of the unhealthy food habits that you have been practicing. Pair it with changing your specific unhealthy diet habits and you have got a great start to lifestyle solutions that can lead to health and weight control.

Find out more about Clean Eating from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!

Clean eating, what does it really mean? It's a simple term that is being used to describe making healthy eating lifestyle changes and it's not a new diet.

This Day in History

  • 1788 - The State of Virginia becomes the tenth state to ratify the United States Constitution
  • 1910 - The United States Congress passes the Mann Act, that prohibits the interstate transport of females for "immoral purposes"
  • 1923 - The first ever aerial refueling in a DH.4B biplane is done by Captain Lowell H. Smith and Lt. John P. Richter
  • 1940 - During World War II, France officially surrenders to Germany
  • 1947 - The Diary of a Young Girl is published. It is also known as the Diary of Anne Frank
  • 1950 - North Korea invades South Korea for the start of the Korean War
  • 1991 - Croatia and Slovenia declare their independence from Yugoslavia
  • 1993 - Canada swears in Kim Campbell as their first female Prime Minister
  • 1996 - 19 U.S. servicemen are killed during the Khobar Towers bombing in Saudi Arabia
  • 2017 - WHO, the World Health Organization estimates that the country of Yemen (south of Saudi Arabia) has over 200,000 cases of cholera

This Day in Music

  • 1967 - All You Need is Love is premiered by The Beatles to 400 million people watching on TV
  • 1969 - These Eyes by The Guess Who is certified gold (video below)
  • 1969 - Hot Fun in the Summertime is recorded by Sly & The Family Stone
  • 1969 - He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother is recorded by The Hollies
  • 1970 - 25 or 6 to 4 is released by Chicago
  • 1984 - Purple Rain is released by Prince and ends up becoming his most successful studio album


This Day in Sports

  • 1903 - The NY Yankees and the Chicago White Sox end deadlocked at 6-6 in 18 innings
  • 1934 - The NY Yankees pitcher John Boaca stikes out 5 times and ties the record for consecutive strikeouts
  • 1961 - Baltimore and California each use 8 pitchers during a 14 inning game
  • 1968 - In his first major league game and playing for the Giants, Bobby Bonds hits a grand slam
  • 1972 - Bernice Gera becomes the first female umpire in pro baseball
  • 1988 - Cal Ripken Jr plays his 1,000th consecutive game
  • 1991 - Martina Navratilova wins a record 100th singles match at Wimbleton

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Flense (verb)

1.  To strip the blubber or skin from, as from a whale, seal, etc.

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