Drawing Day or Pencil Day - June 3, 2017 (First Saturday in June)
National Egg Day
National Prairie Day - June 3, 2017 (First Saturday in June)
National Trails Day - June 3, 2017 (First Saturday in June)
Repeat Day (I Said "Repeat Day")
2017 Weekly Holidays that include June 3, are:
Great American Brass Band Week - June 1-4, 2017
International Clothesline Week - June 3-10, 2017 (starts on the first Saturday in June)
Milk Week - June 1-4, 2017
National CPR and AED Awareness Week - June 1-7
National Fishing & Boating Week - June 3-11, 2017 (First Week in June)
National Tire Safety Week - May 28 - June 3, 2017
Ramadan - Evening of May 26, 2017 - Evening of June 25, 2017 (Dates may vary depending on location) - (Muslim Holiday)
2017 Monthly Holidays that include June 3, 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.
World Festivals and Events
America's Cup (Louis Vuitton Cup) - May 26, 2017 - June 12, 2017
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!
The Astrological Sign for June 3 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
1808 - Jefferson Davis, American colonel and politician, President of the Confederate States of America from 1861-1865 (d. 1889)
1840 - Michael O'Laughlen, American conspirator in the assassination of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (d. 1867)
1844 - Garret Hobart, American lawyer, politician and 24th Vice President of the U.S. from 1897-1899 (d. 1899)
1864 - Ransom E. Olds - American businessman who founded Oldsmobile and REO Motor Car Company (d. 1950)
1925 - Tony Curtis, American actor (Some Like It Hot) (d. 2010)
1950 - Deniece Williams, American singer, songwriter, and producer (Her Let's Hear it For the Boy, from the Footloose movie soundtrack is featured on our May 26 daily page)
1954 - Dan Hill, Canadian singer and songwriter (Sometimes When We Touch)
1899 - Johann Strauss, Austrian composer (Waltz King) (b. 1825)
1975 - Ozzie Nelson, American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet), producer, director and bandleader (b. 1906)
2010 - Rue McClanahan, American actress (Maude, Golden Girls)
2011 - James Arness, American actor (Gunsmoke) (b. 1923)
2016 - Muhammad Ali, American boxer and gold medalist at the 1960 Summer Olympics (b. 1942)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1929 - Actor and naval officer of World War II, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, marries actress Joan Crawford in New York City
1937 - Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor marries Mrs. Wallis Warfield Simpson in France
1989 - Country singer Reba McEntire marries her manager Narvel Blackstone in Emerald Bay, in Lake Tahoe, CA (Find out more about Lake Tahoe!)
Quote of the Day
Tony Curtis, was born on this day, June 6, 1925.
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Info. coming shortly!
This Day in History
1889 - the transcontinental Canadian Pacific Railway is completed
1916 - The U.S. National Guard is increased by 450,000 men after the National Defense Act is signed into Law
1962 - Air France Flight 007 overruns the runway at Paris Orly Airport and explodes when the pilot attempts to abort takeoff, killing 130
1969 - The Australian aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne cuts the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Frank E. Evans in half off the coast of South Vietnam
1979 - 3,000,000 barrels of oil are spilled in the southern Gulf of Mexico
1981 - Seven tornadoes hit Grand Island, Nebraska, killing five, ruining 357 homes, 33 mobile homes, 85 apartments and 49 business for a total of $300 million in damages
This Day in Music
2006 - Stadium Arcadium by Red Hot Chili Peppers hits #1 on the US and UK album charts
1995 - Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman? by Bryan Adams hits #1 on the US singles charts
1989 - The Miracle by Queen hits #1 on the UK album charts
1972 - Take It Easy is released by The Eagles (video below)
1967 - Respect by Aretha Franklin hits #1
This Day in Sports
1925 - Eddie Collins is the 6th to get 3,000 hits
1979 - Nancy Lopez wins LPGA Golden Lights Golf Championship
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
Guardian Angel (noun)
1. A spirit believed to protect and to guide a particular person
Wishing You a Great Day Today!
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