June 9

June 9 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2024 Daily Holidays that fall on June 9, include:

  • Abused Women's and Children's Awareness Day - June 9, 2024 (Second Sunday in June)
  • Children's Sunday - June 9, 2024 (Second Sunday in June)
  • Coral Triangle Day 
  • Donald Duck Day
  • Multicultural American Child Awareness Day - June 9, 2024 (Second Sunday in June)
  • National Children's Day - June 9, 2024 (Second Sunday in June)
  • National Earl Day 
  • National Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie Day 
  • Race Unity Day - June 9, 2024 (Second Sunday in June)
  • World APS Day 
  • Write to Your Father Day - June 9, 2024 (One Week Before Father's Day)
  • Writers' Rights Day 

2024 Weekly Holidays that include June 9, are:

  • National Automotive Service Professional Week - June 9-15, 2024 (Week with June 12th in it)
  • National Clay Week - June 9-15, 2024 (Second Full Week of June)
  • National Email Week - June 9-15, 2024 (Second Week of June)
  • National Flag Week - June 9-15, 2024 (Always includes June 14th - Flag Day)
  • National Fishing & Boating Week - June 1-9, 2024 (Starting the first Saturday in June and running for 9 days)
  • National Pet Wedding Week - June 9-15, 2024 (Second Full Week in June
  • National Right of Way Professionals Week - June 9-15, 2024
  • Prepare Tomorrow's Parents Month - May 12 - June 16, 2024 (Mother's Day to Father's Day)
  • Shampoo Week - June 7-13
  • Superman Week - June 7-9, 2024

2024 Monthly Holidays that include June 9, 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.


  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.

World Festivals and Events
(Date Order)

  • Vivid Sydney - May 24 - June 15, 2024 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!
  • Cricket World Cup - June 1-29, 2024

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for June 9 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
  • Moonstone

Famous Birthdays

  • 1672 - Peter the Great, Tsar of Russia from 1682-1725
  • 1961 - Michael J. Fox, Canadian-American actor, producer, and author (Family Ties, Spin City, Back to the Future)
  • 1963 - Johnny Depp, American actor, singer, producer, and director (21 Jump Street, Pirates of the Caribbean movies)
  • 1978 - Matthew Bellamy - British musician (Muse)
  • 1981 - Natalia Portman, Israeli-American actress (Star Wars Prequel Trilogy, Black Swan)

Famous Deaths

  • 68 - Claudius Nero, Roman Emperor from 54-68 (b. 37)
  • 1870 - Charles Dickens, English writer (b. 1812)
  • 1952 - Adolf Busch, German-Austrian composer and violinist (b. 1891)
  • 2017 - Adam West, American actor (Batman) (b. 1928)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1977 - George & Patti Harrison divorce
  • 1991 - Musician Bruce Springsteen marries his backup singer Patty Scialfa
  • 2001 - Actress and model Angie Harmon (Law & Order) marries NFL Player Jason Sehorn
  • 2002 - Singer Peter Gabriel marries Meah Flynn
  • 2012 - Actor Matthew McConaughey marries model Camilla Alves 

Quote of the Day

National Pet Memorial week is on June 11, 2024. It is a day to remember our pets who have crossed over to the Rainbow Bridge.

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

Add more veggies to your meals.

The month of June is the National Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Month.  One of Kerry's Produce Tips is to Choose Menu Items that are Full of Vegetables: There are so many lunch and dinner choices that are loaded with vegetables. Try to acquire a taste for stir fries. They are simple to prepare and once you have the basic idea down, you can vary your meat choice and choices of veggies. Buy a huge variety of veggies and choose 3 different ideas for a different stir fry daily. Pair them with different herbs and meats.

The trick is to avoid overcooking any of the veggies, because crunchy is what you want. Cook the veggies separately. Rather than using oil, it’s easy to stir fry by adding a bit of water. Keep adding more water to avoid burning! This is a quick meal that is much faster than fast food!

See Kerry's Stir Fry Recipes on her Healthy Diet Habits Website!

This Day in History

  • 1856 - Five hundred Mormons leave Iowa City, Iowa carrying all their possessions in two-wheeled handcarts and head west for Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1934 - The first Donald Duck cartoon, The Wise Little Hen is released
  • 1958 - London's Gatwick Airport in Crawley, West Sussex, is officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II
  • 1959 - The first submarine to carry ballistic missiles, the USS George Washington is launched
  • 1963 - The Equal Pay Act is enacted
  • 1968 - A National Day of mourning is declared by U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson after the assassination of Senator Robert F. Kennedy
  • 1979 - Michael Cairney topples a record row of 169,713 dominoes
  • 1983 - Margaret Thatcher's Conservative Party wins the British parliamentary election
  • 1984 - Donald Duck's 50th birthday is celebrated at Disneyland
  • 1985 - American Thomas Sutherland is kidnapped and held hostage in Lebanon.  He is finally released in 1991.
  • 2013 - Edward Snowden publically makes his identity known as the leaker of NSA documents

This Day in Music

  • 1962 - Tony Bennett debuts in concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City
  • 1963 - Barbara Streisand performs on the Ed Sullivan Show.
  • 1970 - Princeton University awards Bob Dylan with an honorary Doctorate of Music
  • 1971 - Paul McCartney's album Ram goes gold.
  • 1975 - He Don't Love You by Tony Orlando & Dawn goes gold.
  • 1978 - The Rolling Stones release Miss You (video below)
  • 1993 - The Tina Turner biographical film, What's Love Got to Do With It opens
  • 2007 - Rihanna's Umbrella reaches #1 on the Billboard Top 100

This Day in Sports

  • 1946 - Joe Louis KO's Billy Conn in 8 rounds to win the heavyweight boxing title
  • 1964 - The British Open golf tournament is won by Jack Nicklaus
  • 1973 - Secretariat wins the U.S. Triple Crown
  • 1979  - Chris Evert beats Wendy Turnbull (62-60) in the 49th French Women's Tennis
  • 1984 - Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (63-61) in the 54th French Women's Tennis
  • 1985 - The Tour de France is won by Bernard Hinault

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Caisson (noun)

1. (military) A two-wheeled, horse-drawn military vehicle used to carry ammunition.
2. (engineering) A watertight retaining structure used in the construction of bridges.
3. (architecture) A sunken panel used as decoration for a ceiling or a vault; a coffer.

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