Drawing Day or Pencil Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
Festival of Popular Delusions Day
Hot Air Balloon Day
National Black Bear Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
National Bubbly Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
National Cheer Coach Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
National Family Recreation Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
National Gingerbread Day
National Learn to Row - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
National Moonshine Day
National Pineapple Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
National Play Outside Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday of Every Month)
National Prairie Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
National Trails Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
National Veggie Burger Day
Sausage Roll Day
The Wicket World of Croquet Day - June 5, 2021
Turtle Races Day - June 5, 2021 (First Saturday in June)
World Environment Day
2021 Weekly Holidays that include June 5, are:
International Clothesline Week - June 5-12, 2021 (starts on the first Saturday in June)
National African Violet Week - May 30 - June 6, 2021
National Banana Split Day - June 4-5, 2021
National CPR and AED Awareness Week - June 1-7
National Fishing & Boating Week - June 5-13, 2021 (Starting the first Saturday in June and running for 9 days)
National Lemonade Days - June 5-12, 2021
Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month - May 9 - June 20, 2021
Stepparents Week - June 1-7
2021 Monthly Holidays that include June 5, 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.
June 5th is Hot Air Balloon Day! This is a picture that I took at the Great Reno Balloon Race on 9/11/2011, in Reno, Nevada. Check out the link for more of my photo's of this great event on my Truckee Travel Guide website.
World Festivals and Events (Date Order)
Invictus Games - May 29 - June 5, 2021
Belmont Stakes - June 5, 2021 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York
The Astrological Sign for June 5 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
1878 - Pancho Villa, Mexican general, revolutionary guerrilla leader (d. 1923)
1932 - Dave Gold, American businessman who founded the 99 Cents Only Stores (d. 2013)
1941 - Robert Kraft, American businessman who founded The Kraft Group
1951 - Suze Orman, American financial adviser, author, and television host
1956 - Kenny G, American saxophonist, songwriter, and producer
1967 - Ron Livingston, American actor (Office Space, Band of Brothers)
1969 - Brian McKnight, American singer, songwriter, and producer
1971 - Mark Wahlberg, American model, rapper (Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch), actor (The Departed, Lone Survivor), and producer
1993 - Conway Twitty, American country singer, songwriter, and guitarist (b. 1933)
2004 - Ronald Reagan, American actor, Governor of California, and 40th President of the United States (b. 1911)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1999 - Actress Reese Witherspoon marries actor Ryan Phillippe
2004 - Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez marries actor and singer Marc Anthony
2012 - Actress Debra Messing (Will & Grace, Smash) divorces actor and producer Daniel Zelman after 10 years
Quote of the Day
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
All of you have unhealthy food habits that you have adopted, maybe unknowingly? Manufacturers have jumped on the bandwagon to promote their dismally unhealthy products as healthy! You buy their trickery easily! To be healthy in today’s economy means that you must be savvy. These tricks will quickly destroy your daily meal plan! Read more about Unhealthy Food Habits at Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
1817 - The Frontenac, the first Great Lakes steamer is launched
1837 - The Republic of Texas incorporates Houston
1851 - Uncle tom's Cabin, an anti-slavery serial by Harriet Beecher Stowe starts a ten month run in the National Era abolitionist newspaper
1942 - The United States declares war on Bulgaria, Hungary, and Romania during World War II
1968 - Robert F. Kennedy, a U.S. Presidential candidate is shot by Sirhan Sirhan, a Palestinian and dies the next day
1975 - For the first time since the Six Day War, the Suez Canal opens
1976 - The Teton Dam in the US State of Idaho collapses
2001 - Tropical Storm Allison causes $5.5 billion in damages in Houston, Texas
2004 - Ronald Reagan, the 40th President of the United States dies at age 93
This Day in Music
1956 - Elvis Presley sings his new single Hound Dog on The Milton Berle Show
1961 - Running Scared by Roy Orbison hits #1
1968 - Don't Pass Me By by The Beatles is recorded
1971 - You've Got a Friend by James Taylor is released
1993 - Should've Been a Cowboy by Toby Keith is his first #1 Country hit
This Day in Sports
1955 - New York Yankee Mickey Mantle hits a 550' HR
1981 - Nolan Ryan of the Astro's becomes the all time walk leader with 1,777 walks
1983 - Chris Evert beats Mima Jausovec in the 82nd Women's French Open (6-1, 6-2)
1988 - Steffi Graf beats Natalia Zvereva in the 87th Women's French Open (6-0, 6-0)
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. A vulgar individual, especially one who emphasizes or is oblivious to their vulgar qualities.
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