International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression
National Cheese Day
National Cognac Day
National Frozen Yogurt Day
Old Maid's Day
2020 Weekly Holidays that include June 4, are:
Great American Brass Band Week - June 4-7, 2020
Hemp History Week - June 1-7, 2020
National CPR and AED Awareness Week - June 1-7
2020 Monthly Holidays that include June 4, 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
Vivid Sydney - May 22 - June 13, 2020 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 4 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
1910 - Christopher Cockerell, English engineer and inventor of the Hovercraft (d. 1999)
1924 - Dennis Weaver, American actor and director (Gunsmoke, McCloud) (d. 2006)
1936 - Bruce Dern, American actor (Coming Home, Nebraska)
1944 - Michelle Phillips, American singer, songwriter, and actress (The Mamas & The Papas)
1968 - Scott Wolf - American actor (Party of Five)
1971 - Mike Lee, American lawyer and politician (U.S. Senator from Utah)
1971 - Noah Wyle, American actor and producer (ER)
1975 - Angelina Jolie, American actress, director, producer, screenwriter, and humanitarian (Girl Interrupted, Mr. & Mrs. Smith)
1992 - Carl Stotz, American businessman who founded Little League Baseball (b. 1910)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1951 - Actor Tony Curtis marries actress Janet Leigh
1960 - Actor Marlon Brando marries actress Movita Castaneda
1970 - Actor Billy Crystal marries guidance counselor Janice Goldfinger
1986 - Singer Bob Dylan marries his backup singer Carolyn Dennis
2000 - Producer-Director James Cameron marries actress Suzy Amis
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
The month on June is National Turkey Lovers Month!
Our Recipe of the Day for June 4th is a bunch of recipes and ideas on what to do with leftovers when you cook a Turkey. Checkout Kerry's page on Turkey Leftovers from her Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1792 - Captain George Vancouver claims Puget Sound in Washington for Great Britain
1876 - The Transcontinental Express arrives in San Francisco, 83 hours and 39 minutes after leaving New York City on the First Transcontinental Railroad
1912 - The State of Massachusetts becomes the first state in the US to set a minimum wage
1919 - The US Congress approves the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution, which guarantees suffrage to women
1942 - The Battle of Midway begins
1944 - The US Navy captures the German submarine U-505
1989 - The Tiananmen Square protests end in Beijing with at least 241 dead.
This Day in Music
1970 - Black Magic Woman is recorded by Carlos Santana
1979 - At Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, Fleetwood Mac records the USC Trojan Marching Band to use in their song Tusk on the follow up album to Rumours
1983 - Every Breath You Take by The Police hits #1 in the UK and stays on top for 4 weeks
1988 - The Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman hits #1 in the US
1992 - The US Post Office decides to do an Elvis Stamp and does a vote to see if they should do a young Elvis or an old Elvis. The young Elvis wins!
Fleetwood Mac records USC Trojan Marching Band to be used in their song, Tusk in 1979
This Day in Sports
1972 - Billie Jean King bests Evonne Goolagong in the 71st Women's French Open (6-3, 6-3)
1984 - For the 1st time in 32 years, Arnold Palmer fails to qualify for the US Open golf tournament
1988 - Rickey Henderson steals 2 bases to grab the record at 249 stolen bases as a New York Yankee
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. A church official who looks after a church and its graveyard and may act as a gravedigger and bell-ringer.
Wishing You a Great Day Today!
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