2018 Daily Holidays that fall on June 27, include:
Decide to be Married Day
Happy Birthday to You Day
Helen Keller Day
Industrial Workers of the World Day
National HIV Testing Day
National Indian Pudding Day
National Orange Blossom Day
National Parchment Cooking Day - June 27, 2018 (Last Wednesday in June)
PTSD Awareness Day
Sun Glasses Day
Windjammer Day - June 27, 2018
2018 Weekly Holidays that include June 27, 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)
National Prevention of Eye Injuries Awareness - June 27 - July 4
Watermelon Seed Spitting Week - June 24-30, 2018
Windjammer Days - June 24-30, 2018
2018 Monthly Holidays that include June 27, 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 27 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
1880 - Helen Keller, American author who was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree (d. 1968)
1899 - Juan Trippe, American businessman who founded Pan American World Airways (d. 1981)
1949 - Vera Wang, American figure skater and fashion designer
1966 - J.J. Abrams, American director, producer, and screenwriter (Felicity, Alias, Lost, Fringe as well as various Star Trek and Star Wars projects)
2001 - Jack Lemmon, American actor (The Odd Couple, Grumpy Old Men) (b. 1925)
2004 - George Patton IV, American General, son of World War II Veteran George S. Patton, Jr., he served in the Korean and Vietnam War (b. 1923)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1964 - Actress and singer Ethel Merman marries actor Ernest Borgnine
1992 - Singer and songwriter Andrea Bocelli marries Enrica Cenzatti
1993 - Actress Julia Roberts marries country singer Lyle Lovett
1998 - Princess Alexandra of Greece marries perfume executive Nicolas Mirzayantz
Quote of the Day
Today, June 27th is Decide To Be Married Day!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Journaling is the single best predictor of whether a person willlose weight or not, and make Lifestyle Changes. People who journal, lose twice as much weight as those that don’t!! Most people have no idea how much food they eat on any given day. We grab and go, multitask, mindlessly eat while watching television and when asked what we ate, have virtually no remembrance. It is impossible to estimate how much we have eaten. That is why it is so difficult to lose weight.
Find out more about Food Journaling from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1844 - The founder of the Latter Day Saints, Joseph Smith and his brother Hyrum Smith are killed in an Illinois jail by a mob
1895 - The first U.S. passenger train to use electric locomotives, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's Royal Blue, has it's inaugural run from Washington D.C. to New York City
1898 - Joshua Slocum completes the first solo circumnavigation of the globe from Briar Island, Nova Scotia
1950 - The U.S. decides to send troops to fight in the Korean War
1957 - Hurricane Audrey kills over 400 people when it makes landfall near the Texas and Louisiana border
1974 - U.S. President Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union
1976 - A flight from Tel Aviv-Athens-Paris (Air France Flight 139) is hijacked by the PLO and redirected to Entebbe, Uganda
1977 - France grants independence to Djibouti
1980 - 81 people are killed when Aerolinee Itavia Flight 870 explodes in mid-air while flying from Bologna, to Palermo Italini
1991 - Two day after declaring independence, Slovenia is invaded by Yugoslav starting the Ten-Day War
1994 - Sarin Gas is released in Matsumoto, Japan by the members of the Aum Shinrikyo cult who kill seven and injure 660
2013 - NASA launches the Interface Region Imaging Spectograph to observe the Sun
2015 - 510 people are injured from a midair explosion due to flammable powder at a recreational water park in Taiway
This Day in Music
1971 - Rock Music promoter Bill Graham closes Fillmore East in New York after three years in business
1976 - John Lennon receives his green card from the US Dept. of Naturalization
1987 - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston hits #1 on the Hot 100
1989 - Tom Jones receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2009 - Neil Young and Paul McCartney perform a duet of A Day in the Life in London's Hyde Park
This Day in Sports
1894 - American Annie Londonderry becomes the first woman to bicycle around the world
1917 - Hank Gowdy is the first baseball player that enters military service during World War I
1939 - The Brooklyn Dogers and Boston Braves tie 2-2 in 23 innings
1954 - The 1954 FIFA World Cup quarterfinal match between Brazil and Hungary turns violent with three players ejected from the game
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. To make love to women; to play the male flirt.
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