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2020 June

JUNE
MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES

Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
African-American Music Appreciation Month
Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month
Audio Book Appreciation Month
Beautiful in Your Skin Month
California Avocado Month
Cancer from the Sun Month
Caribbean-American Heritage Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celibacy Awareness Month
Child Vision Awareness Month
Children’s Awareness Month
Corn and Cucumber Month
Country Cooking Month
Dairy Month
Dairy Alternative Month
Dementia Care Professionals Month
Effective Communications Month
Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing Month
Fashion in Colonial Virginia Month
Fight the Filthy Fly Month
Fireworks Safety Month
Flag Month
Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
Georgia Blueberry Month
Give a Bunch of a Balloons Month
Great Outdoors Month
Home Safety Month
International Childhood Cancer Month
International Men’s Month
International People Skills Month
International Surf Music Month
Lane Courtesy Month
Lemon and Mango Month
Men’s Health Education and Awareness Month
Migraine Awareness Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
National Aphasia Awareness Month
National Bathroom Reading Month
National Camping Month
National Candy Month
National Dairy Month
National DJ Month
National Drive Safe Month
National Foster a Pet Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
National Home Ownership Month
National Iced Tea Month
National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
National Oceans Month
National Papaya Month
National Pet Preparedness Month
National Pollinator Month
National Rivers Month
National Rose Month
National Safety Month
National Scleroderma Awareness Month
National Scoliosis Awareness Month
National Smile Month
National Soul Food Month
National Steakhouse Month
National Tennis Month
National Zoo and Aquarium Month
Okra and Pluot and Aprium Month
Oral Health Month
Perennial Gardening Month
Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
Potty Training Awareness Month
Professional Wellness Month
Rebuild Your Life Month
Send a Rose Month
Skyscraper Month
Sorghum Month
Sports America Kids Month
Student Safety Month
Turkey Lovers Month
Vision Research Month
Women’s Golf Month
World Infertility Month
World Naked Bike Ride Month
World Sponge Month

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
First Week (1-6)

Aphasia Awareness Week
Beer Pong Week
Great American Brass Band Week
International Clothesline Week
Milk Week
National Fishing Week
National Tire Safety Week

Second Week (7-13)
Bed Bug Awareness Week
Black Single Parents Week
Community Health Improvement Week
Email Week
End Mountaintop Removal Week
International Listening Week
Jim Thorpe Native American Games
National Automotive Service Professionals Week
National Bathroom Reading Week
National Business Etiquette Week
National Clay Week
National Headache Awareness Week
National Hug Week
National Men’s Health Week
National River Cleanup Week
National Sun Safety Week
Pet Appreciation Week
Rip Current Awareness Week
Superman Days
World Menopause Week

Third Week (14-20)
Animal Rights Awareness Week
Bartender of the Year Week
Greencare for Troops Week
Meet a Mate Week
Men’s Health Week
National Body Piercing Week
National Flag Week
National Hermit Week
National Nursing Assistants Week
National Pet Wedding Week
National Play Catch Week
National Right of Way Professionals Week
National Week of Making
National Waste & Recycling Workers Week
World Knit and Crochet in Public Week

Fourth Week (23-29)
America’s Cup
Carpenter Ant Awareness Week
Fish are Friends Not Food Week
Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week
International Listening Days
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
National Camping Week
National Craft Spirits Week
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week
National Pollinator Week
National Prevention of Eye Injuries Week
North American Organic Brewers Week
Sobriety Checkpoint Week
Universal Father’s Week
Water Ski Days
Windjammer Days

Fifth Week (28-30)
Bean and Bacon Days
Freedom from Fear of Speaking Week
National Tom Sawyer Days
Special Recreation Week

June 1st
Alannis Morrissette’s Birthday (1974)
Andy Griffith’s Birthday (1926)
Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day
Bringham Young’s Birthday (1801)
Buddah’s Birthday
Flip A Coin Day
Global Day of Parents
Heidi Klum’s Birthday (1973)
Heimlich Maneuver Day
National Go Barefoot Day
National Nailpolish Day
National Olive Day
Oscar the Grouch Day
Pen Pal Day
Say Something Nice Day
Stand For Children Day
Superman’s Birthday
Thank God It’s Monday Day
World Milk Day
World Reef Day
World Narcissistic Abuse Day

June 2nd
Helen Oxenbury’s Birthday (1938)
Jerry Mathers’ Birthday (1948)
Martha Washington’s Birthday (1731)
National Bubba Day
National Gun Violence Awareness Day
National Leave the Office Early Day
National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day
National Rotisserie Chicken Day
Radio Was Patented in 1896
Richard Scarry’s Birthday (1919)
Sir Edward Elgar’s Birthday 1897 (Wrote Pomp & Circumstance)
St. Erasmus Day
Thomas Hardy’s Birthday (1840)
Turkey Lover’s Day
Yell “Fudge” at Cobras in North America Day

June 3rd
Chimborazo Day
Colleen Dewhurst’s Birthday (1926)
First U.S. Spacewalk by Ed White in 1965
Global Running Day
National Egg Day
National Running Day
National Stuffed Shrimp Scholars Day
Repeat Day (I said, Repeat Day)
Wonder Woman Day
World Bicycle Day
World Clubfoot Day

June 4th
Aesop’s Birthday
Audacity to Hope Day
Dr. Ruth Westenheimer’s Birthday (1928)
First Ford Car Made (1896)
First Shopping Cart Created (1937)
Hug Your Cat Day
International Day of Innocent Children Victims Day of Aggression
International Hug Your Cat Day
Jim Schiller’s Birthday (My Dad)
King George III’s Birthday (1738)
National Cheese Day
National Punk Day
National SAFE Day
Old Maid’s Day

June 5th
Apple II Day
Festival of Popular Delusions Day
First Hot Air Balloon Flight by the Montgolfier brothers in 1783
Kenny G’s Birthday (1956)
National Doughnut Day (First Friday in June)
National Gingerbread Day
National Moonshine Day
National Veggie Burger Day
Richard Scarry’s Birthday (1919)
World Environment Day

June 6th
Atheist Pride Day
Bonza Bottler Day (same day of the number of months-6/6)
Cheer Coach Day
Cynthia Rylant’s (Henry & Mudge Author) Birthday (1954)
D-Day Anniversary (1944)
D-Dah Parade Day
First Drive-in Movie Theater Opens in New Jersey in 1933
Hunger Awareness Day
Nathan Hale’s Birthday (1755)
National Applesauce Cake Day
National Black Bear Day
National Bubbly Day
National Eyewear Day
National Gardening Exercise Day
National Higher Education Day
National Play Outside Day
National Prairie Day
National Tailor’s Day
National Trails Day
National Yo-Yo Day (Donald Duncan’s Birthday)
Positive Power of Humor and Creativity Day
Russian Language Days
The Dali Lama’s Birthday (1935)
The Wicket World of Croquet Day
Turtle Races Day
YMCA Day

June 7th
Children’s Awareness Memorial Day
Daniel Boone Day
Liam Neeson’s Birthday (1952)
National Animal Rights Day
National Cancer Survivor’s Day
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
Paul Gaugin’s Birthday (1848)
Prince’s Birthday (1958)
VCR Day

June 8th
Barbara Bush’s Birthday (1925)
Best Friends Day
Boz Scagg’s Birthday (1944)
Croquet Day
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday (1867)
Ghostbuster’s Day
Julianna Marguiles’ Birthday (1966)
Name Your Poison Day
Poultry Days
Queen Elizabeth’s “Official” Birthday (2nd Saturday in June)
Shavout
Upsy Daisy Day
World Oceans Day

June 9th
Call Your Doctor Day
Cole Porter’s Birthday (1891)
Donald Duck’s Birthday (1934)
International Archives Day
Johnny Depp’s Birthday (1963)
Les Paul’s Birthday-Creator of the Electric Guitar (1915)
Loving Day
Michael J. Fox’s Birthday (1961)
National Earl Day
Toy Industry Day
World APS Day
World Pet Memorial Day

June 10th
Alcoholics Anonymous Day
Ball Point Pen Day
Federal Tax Withholding Came into Law (1948)
Frederick Loewe’s Birthday (1901)
Maurice Sendak’s Birthday (1928)
National Egg Roll Day
National Iced Tea Day
Race Unity Day

June 11th
Career Nurse Assistant’s Day
Hugh Laurie’s Birthday (1959)
Jacques Cousteau’s Birthday (1910)
National Corn on the Cob Day
National Cotton Candy Day
National Making Life Beautiful Day
National Nurses Assistant’s Day
Richard Strauss’ Birthday (1864)
Robert Munsch’s Birthday (1945)
Vince Lombardi’s Birthday (1913)

June 12th
Anne Frank’s Birthday (1929)
Crowded Nest Awareness Day
Diary Day
George Bush’s Birthday (1924)
National Jerky Day
National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
Red Rose Day
Sewing Machine Day
Superman Day
World Day Against Child Labor

June 13th
Abused Women & Children’s Awareness Day
Family Fitness Health Day
International Young Eagles Day
Mary Wickes’ Birthday (1916)
Missing Mutts Awareness Day
National Marina Day
National Rose Wine Day
Random Acts of Light Day
Roller Coaster Day
St. Anthony of Padua Feast Day
Sewing Machine Day
William Butler Yeats’ Birthday (1865)
World Gin Day
Worldwide Knit and Crochet in Public Day

June 14th
Burl Ives’ Birthday (1909)
Caldecott Medal First Awarded (1938)
Children’s Sunday
Dr. Alois Alzheimer’s Birthday (1864)
Donald Trump’s Birthday (1946)
Family History Day
Flag Day
Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Birthday (1811)
International Bath Day
Magic Circles Day
Multicultural American Child Day
National Bourbon Day
Pause for a Pledge Day
Pig Callers Day
“Pop Goes the Weasel” Day
Race Unity Day
Sandpaper Invented by I. Fischer Jr. (1834)
U.S. Army’s Birthday
World Blood Donor Day

June 15th
Bob Wian (Founder of Big Boy’s) Birthday (1914)
Fly A Kite Day (Ben Franklin’s Kite Experiment in 1752)
Global Wind Day
Helen Hunt’s Birthday (1963)
Justice for Janitors Day
Magna Carta Day
National American Citizenship Day
National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers
National Flip Flop Day
National Lobster Day
Nature Photography Day
Neil Patrick Harris’ Birthday (1973)
Power of a Smile Day
Prune Day
Ride to Work on a Motorcycle Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Worldwide Day of Giving

June 16th
Bloomsday
Fresh Veggies Day
Joyce Carol Oates Birthday (1938)
Ladies Day
National Fudge Day

June 17th
Barry Manilow’s Birthday (1946)
Bunker Hill Day
Disneyland Opened (1955)
Eat Your Vegetables Day
Igor Stravinsky’s Birthday (1882)
Lily Festival
M C Escher’s Birthday (1898)
National Eat Your Vegetables Day
National Garbage Man Day
Newt Gingrich’s Birthday (1943)
Root Beer Day
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
World Tessellation Day

June 18th
Autistic Pride Day
Bartender Day
Chris Van Allsburg’s Birthday (1949)
Clark Kent’s Birthday
Dump the Pump Day
Family Awareness Day
Go Fishing Day
Guy Lomardo’s Birthday (1902)
International Panic Day
International Sushi Day
Isabella Rossellini’s Birthday (1952)
National Splurge Day
Paul McCartney’s Birthday (1942)
Recess at Work Day
Sustainable Gastronomy Day
World Tapas Day

June 19th
Aiden Turner’s Birthday (1983)
Dollars Against Diabetes Day
Dump the Pump Day
Garfield the Cat Day (First Published in 1978)
International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
Juneteenth Day
Lou Gehrig’s Birthday (1903)
Louis Jordan’s Birthday (1919)
National Martini Day
National Watch Day
Take Back the Lunch Break Day
Ugliest Dog Day
Wear Blue Day
Work at Home Father’s Day
World Sauntering Day
World Sickle Cell Day

June 20th
American Bald Eagle Day
Anne & Samantha Day
Belmont Stakes
Chet Atkins’ Birthday (1924)
Errol Flynn’s Birthday (1909)
Flitch of Bacon Days
Ice Cream Soda Day
International Surfing Day
Lambrusco Day
Litha
Mermaid Day
Midsummer
National Hike with a Geek Day
National Nystagnus Awareness Day
Plain Yogurt Day
Polar Bear Swim
Summer Solstice
Toad Hollow Day of Thank You
World Juggling Day
World Productivity Day
World Refugee Day

June 21st
Alzheimer’s Awareness Day (Longest Day of the Year)
Atheists Solidarity Day
Cuckoo Warning Day
Family Awareness Day
Father’s Day
Go Skateboarding Day
Husband Caregiver Day
International Day of Yoga
Jean Paul Sartre’s Birthday (1905)
Make Music Day
Martha Washington’s Birthday (1931)
National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day
National Daylight Appreciation Day
National Day of the Gong
National Seashell Day
National Selfie Day
National Smoothie Day
Tall Girl Appreciation Day
Windjammer Day
World Giraffe Day
World Handshake Day
World Humanist Day
World Hydrography Day
World Music Day

June 22nd
Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s Birthday (1907)
Bill Blass’ Birthday (1922)
Billy Wilder’s Birthday (1906)
Cyndi Lauper’s Birthday (1953)
G.I. Bill (1944)
HVAC Technicians Day
Meryl Streep’s Birthday (1949)
National Chocolate Éclair Day
National Onion Ring Day
Positive Media Day
Stupid Guy Thing Day
Todd Rundgren’s Birthday (1948)
US Department of Justice Established
World Rainforest Day
Worldwide VW Beetle Day

June 23rd
Alfred Kinsey’s Birthday (1894)
America’s Kids Day
Bob Fosse’s Birthday (1927)
International Widow’s Day
Johannes Gutenberg’s Birthday-inventor of printing press (1400)
June Carter Cash’s Birthday (1929)
Let it Go Day
National Columnist Day
National Eat at a Food Truck Day
National Hydration Day
National Pink Day
Pink Flamingo Day
Public Service Day
Ratha Yatro
Runner’s Selfie Day
SAT Math Day
Typewriter Patented (1868)

June 24th
Celebration of the Senses Day
Cynthia Rylant’s Birthday (1954)
International Fairy Day
Museum Come to Life Day
National Energy Shopping Day
National Parchment Cooking Day
St. Jean Baptiste Day
Stonewall National Monument Day
Swim a Lap Day
U.F.O. Day (First documented UFO sighting)

June 25th
Anthony Bourdain’s Birthday (1956)
Carly Simon’s Birthday (1945)
Color TV Day
Day of the Seafarer
Eric Carle’s Birthday (1929)
George Orwell’s Birthday (1903)
Global Beatles Day
Global Smurfs Day
June Lockhart’s Birthday (1925)
LEON Day-LEON is NOEL spelled backwards.
It means six months until Christmas.
National Bomb Pop Day
National Catfish Day
National Handshake Day
Rose O’Neil’s (Creator of the Kewpie Doll) Birthday (1874)

June 26th
Abner Doubleday’s (inventor of baseball) Birthday (1819)
Bar Code Day
Beautician’s Day
Bicycle Patented (1819)
Drive Your Corvette to Work Day
Forgiveness Day
Harry Potter Day
International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Day
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Jennette McCurdy’s Birthday (1992)
National Canoe Day
National Chocolate Pudding Day
National Coconut Day
National Milkman Day
National Tapioca Day
Pearl S. Buck’s Birthday (1892)
Take Your Dog to Work Day
Toothbrush Invented (1498)
Ugliest Dog Day

June 27th
Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s Birthday (1900)
Captain Kangaroo’s Bob Keeshan Birthday (1927)
Decide to be Married Day
Drake Bell’s Birthday (1986)
Great American Backyard Campout
Happy Birthday to You Day
Helen Keller’s Birthday (1880)
Industrial Workers of the World Day
Melody for Happy Birthday Song written in 1859
Helen Keller’s Birthday (1880)
Micro, Small, & Medium-Sized Enterprises Day
National Haskap Berry Day
National HIV Testing Day
National Onion Day
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day
Summersgiving
Sunglasses Day
Tobey Maguire’s Birthday (1975)
Vera Wang’s Birthday (1949)

June 28th
America’s Kids Day
Anniversary of the Versailles Treaty (1919)
Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s Birthday (1900)
Descendents Day
Gilda Radner’s Birthday (1946)
Insurance Awareness Day
International Body Piercing Day
Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Birthday (1712)
John Cusack’s Birthday (1966)
King Henry VIII’s Birthday (1491)
Log Cabin Day
Mel Brooks’ Birthday (1926)
National Logistics Day
Paul Bunyan Day
Richard Roger’s Birthday (1902)
Tau Day

June 29th
International Day of the Tropics
International Mud Day
National Hug Holiday
Please Take My Children to Work Day
Remote Control Invented (1964)
Waffle Iron Day
World Camera Day
World Scleroderma Day

June 30th
Asteroid Day
California Avocado Day
Disabled Veterans Day
Johnny Carson Show Debuted in 1955
Leap Second Time Adjustment Day
Meteor Day
National Organization for Women (NOW) Day
National Outfit of the Day Day
Rupert Graves’ Birthday (1963)
Social Media Day