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2022 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, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month
Georgia Blueberry Month
Give a Bunch of a Balloons Month
Great Outdoors Month
Home Safety Month
Hydranenephaly Awareness Month
International Childhood Cancer Month
International Men’s Month
International Surf Music Month
Lane Courtesy Month
Lemon Month
Mango Month
Men’s Health Education and Awareness Month
Migraine Awareness Month
Mysathenia Gravis Awareness Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
National Aphasia Awareness Month
National Bathroom Reading Month
National Camping Month
National Candy Month
National Congenital Cytomegalovirus Awareness Month
National DJ Month
National Foster a Pet Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
National Frozen Yogurt Month
National Home Ownership Month
National Iced Tea Month
National Microchipping Month
National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month
National Oceans Month
National Osteoporosis Month
National Papaya Month
National Pet Preparedness Month
National Pollinator Month
National Rivers Month
National Rose Month
National Rum Punch Month
National Safety Month
National Scleroderma Awareness Month
National Scoliosis Awareness Month
National Smile Month
National Soul Food Month
National Steakhouse Month
National Zoo and Aquarium Month
Okra and Pluot and Aprium Month
Oral Health Month
Outdoor Marketing Month
Perennial Gardening Month
Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
Potty Training Awareness Month
Pride Month
Professional Wellness Month
Rainbow Book Month
Rebuild Your Life 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 Roller Coaster Month
World Sponge Month

WEEK-LONG OBSERVANCES
First Week (1-4)

Aphasia Awareness Week
Great American Brass Band Week

Second Week (5-11)
Bed Bug Awareness Week
Black Single Parents Week
Community Health Improvement Week
End Mountaintop Removal Week
International Clothesline Week
Jim Thorpe Native American Games
National Business Etiquette Week
National Fishing and Boating Week
National Headache Awareness Week
National Lemonade Days
Pet Appreciation Week
US Police and Fire Championships

Third Week (12-18)
Duct Tape Days
Email Week
Learning Disabilities Week
Meet a Mate Week
National Automotive Service Professionals Week
National Clay Week
National Flag Week
National Hermit Week
National Little League Week (starts June 17th)
National Men’s Health Week
National Nursing Assistants Week
National Pet Wedding Week
National Right of Way Professionals Week
National Week of Making
National Waste & Recycling Workers Week
Royal Ascot
US Open Golf Championship

Fourth Week (19-25)
Animal Rights Awareness Week
Carpenter Ant Awareness Week
Fish are Friends Not Food Week
Greencare for Troops Week
Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
National Camping Week
National Craft Spirits Week
National Insect Week
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week
National Play Catch Week
National Pollinator Week
Old Time Fiddlers Week
Universal Father’s Week
Watermelon Thump Seed Spitting Week
Water Ski Days

Fifth Week (26-30)
National Prevention of Eye Injuries Week
National Tire Safety Week
Windjammer Days

June 1st
Alannis Morrissette’s Birthday (1974)
Andy Griffith’s Birthday (1926)
Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day
Baby Boomer’s Recognition Day
Bringham Young’s Birthday (1801)
CNN Day
Dare Day
Dinosaur Day
Flip A Coin Day
Global Day of Parents
Global Running Day
Heidi Klum’s Birthday (1973)
Heimlich Maneuver Day
Iintergenerational Day
International Tabletop Day
Morgan Freeman’s Birthday (1937)
National Go Barefoot Day
National Nailpolish Day
National Olive Day
National Tailor’s Day
Oscar the Grouch Day
Pen Pal Day
Say Something Nice Day
Stand For Children Day
Superman’s Birthday
Wear a Dress Day
World Milk Day
World Narcissistic Abuse Day
World Reef Awareness Day

June 2nd
American Indian Citizenship Day
Gun Violence Awareness Day
Helen Oxenbury’s Birthday (1938)
Jerry Mathers’ Birthday (1948)
Leave the Office Early Day
Martha Washington’s Birthday (1731)
National Bubba Day
National I Love My Dentist Day
National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day
National Rotisserie Chicken Day
Orthodox Ascension Day
Queen Elizabeth’s Official Birthday
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
Horseradish Days
Love Conquers All Day
National Chocolate Macaroon Day
National Doughnut Day (First Friday in June)
National Egg Day
National Stuffed Shrimp Scholars Day
Penelope Wilton’s Birthday (1946)
Repeat Day (I said, Repeat Day)
Wonder Woman Day
World Bicycle Day
World Cider Day
World Clubfoot Day

June 4th
Aesop’s Birthday
Audacity to Hope Day
Dr. Ruth Westenheimer’s Birthday (1928)
Do-Dah Parade Day
Drawing or Pencil Day
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
International Tabletop Day
Jim Schiller’s Birthday (My Dad)
King George III’s Birthday (1738)
National Black Bear Day
National Bubbly Day
National Cheese Day
National Clean Beauty Day
National Cognac Day
National Mexicue Day
National Play Outside Day
National Prairie Day
National Punk Day
National SAFE Day
National Trails Day
Old Maid’s Day
Shavout
Shopping Cart Day
The Wicket World of Croquet Day
Turtle Races Day

June 5th
Apple II Day
Artichoke Days
Baby Boomers Recognition Day
Belmont Stakes
Cheer Coach Day
Children’s Awareness Memorial Day
Croquet Day
Festival of Popular Delusions Day
Hot Air Balloon Day
International Day for the Fight Against Illegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing
Kenny G’s Birthday (1956)
National Animal Rights Day
National Cancer Survivor’s Day
National Commuter Challenge
National Gingerbread Day
National Moonshine Day
National Veggie Burger Day
Pentecost
Richard Scarry’s Birthday (1919)
Sausage Roll Day
Whit Sunday
World Environment Day

June 6th
Atheist Pride Day
Bonza Bottler Day (same day of the number of months-6/6)
Cynthia Rylant’s (Henry & Mudge Author) Birthday (1954)
D-Day Anniversary (1944)
Drive-In Movie Day
First Drive-in Movie Theater Opens in New Jersey in 1933
Hunger Awareness Day
Little League Day
Nathan Hale’s Birthday (1755)
National Applesauce Cake Day
National Eyewear Day
National Gardening Exercise Day
National Higher Education Day
National Thank God It’s Monday Day
Positive Power of Humor and Creativity Day
Queensland Day
Russian Language Day
The Dali Lama’s Birthday (1935)
Western Australia Day
Whit Monday
YMCA Day
Yo-Yo Day (Donald Duncan’s Birthday)

June 7th
Call Your Doctor Day
Daniel Boone Day
Liam Neeson’s Birthday (1952)
Love Island Day
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
Paul Gaugin’s Birthday (1848)
Prince’s Birthday (1958)
VCR Day
World Caring Day
World Food Safety Day

June 8th
Barbara Bush’s Birthday (1925)
Best Friends Day
Boz Scagg’s Birthday (1944)
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday (1867)
Ghostbuster’s Day
International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos
Julianna Marguiles’ Birthday (1966)
Name Your Poison Day
National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
National Jelly-Filled Doughnut Day
Thomas Paine Day
Upsy Daisy Day
World Oceans Day

June 9th
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)
Michael J. Fox’s Birthday (1961)
National Earl Day
National Sex Day
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie 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)
Joe Negri’s Birthday (1926)
Maurice Sendak’s Birthday (1928)
National Black Cow Day
National Egg Roll Day
National Herbs and Spices Day
National Iced Tea Day
National Movie Night
Poultry Days
Race Unity Day

June 11th
Artichoke Days
Belmont Stakes
Corn on the Cob Day
Family Fitness & Health Day
Hugh Laurie’s Birthday (1959)
International Young Eagles Day
Jacques Cousteau’s Birthday (1910)
Missing Mutts Awareness Day
National Cotton Candy Day
National German Chocolate Cake Day
National Making Life Beautiful Day
National Marina Day
National Rose Wine Day
Richard Strauss’ Birthday (1864)
Robert Munsch’s Birthday (1945)
Say Hi Day
Vince Lombardi’s Birthday (1913)
World Gin Day
Worldwide Knit and Crochet in Public Day
Yarn Bombing Day

June 12th
Abused Women & Children’s Awareness Day
Anne Frank’s Birthday (1929)
Children’s Sunday
Crowded Nest Awareness Day
Family Fitness Health Day
George Bush’s Birthday (1924)
International Falafel Day
Loving Day
Multicultural American Child Day
National Jerky Day
National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
Queen Elizabeth’s “Official” Birthday (2nd Saturday in June)
Race Unity Day
Raggedy Ann and Andy Day
Red Rose Day
Superman Day
Trinity Sunday
World Day Against Child Labor

June 13th
Eat Flexitarian Day
Holy Spirit Monday
International Albinism Awareness Day
International Community Association Managers Day
Mary Wickes’ Birthday (1910)
National Doe B Day
National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day
National Weed Your Garden Day
Random Acts of Light Day
Roller Coaster Day
St. Anthony of Padua Feast Day
Sewing Machine Day
William Butler Yeats’ Birthday (1865)
World Softball Day

June 14th
Burl Ives’ Birthday (1909)
Caldecott Medal First Awarded (1938)
Dr. Alois Alzheimer’s Birthday (1864)
Donald Trump’s Birthday (1946)
Family History Day
Flag Day
Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Birthday (1811)
Hydranencephaly Awareness Day
International Bath Day
Magic Circles Day
Monkey Around Day
National Bourbon Day
National Call Your Doctor Day
National Forklift Safety Day
National New Mexico Day
National Strawberry Shortcake Day (food)
No Mailing Children Day
Pause for a Pledge Day
Pig Callers Day
“Pop Goes the Weasel” Day
Ride to Work on a Motorcycle Day
Sandpaper Invented by I. Fischer Jr. (1834)
U.S. Army’s Birthday
World Blood Donor Day
World Invocation 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 Bug Busting Day
National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers
National Lobster Day
National Megalodon Day
Nature Photography Day
Neil Patrick Harris’ Birthday (1973)
Power of a Smile Day
Prune Day
Sneak a Kiss Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Worldwide Day of Giving

June 16th
Bloomsday
Career Nurse Assistant’s Day
Corpus Christi Day
Fresh Veggies Day
Fudge Day
Joyce Carol Oates Birthday (1938)
Ladies of Baseball Day
National Cannoli Day
National Cracker Jack Day
Recess at Work Day
World Tapas Day

June 17th
Barry Manilow’s Birthday (1946)
Bartender Day
Bunker Hill Day
Dump the Pump Day
Eat Your Vegetables Day
Global Garbage Man Day
Igor Stravinsky’s Birthday (1882)
M C Escher’s Birthday (1898)
National Apple Strudel Day
National Flip Flop Day
National Take Back the Lunch Break Day
Newt Gingrich’s Birthday (1943)
Root Beer Day
Work at Home Father’s Day
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought
World Tessellation Day

June 18th
Autistic Pride Day
Chris Van Allsburg’s Birthday (1949)
Clark Kent’s Birthday
Dollars Against Diabetes Day
Family Awareness Day
Go Fishing Day
Guy Lomardo’s Birthday (1902)
International Panic Day
Interational Picnic Day
International Surfing Day
International Sushi Day
Isabella Rossellini’s Birthday (1952)
Jack Herer Day
Mermaid Day
National Cheesemaker Day
National Cherry Tart Day
National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers
National Splurge Day
Paul McCartney’s Birthday (1942)
Record Store Day
Sustainable Gastronomy Day
Take Back the Lunch Break Day
Ugliest Dog Day
Wanna Get Away Day
Wear Blue Day
World Juggling Day

June 19th
Aiden Turner’s Birthday (1983)
Dump the Pump Day
Family Awareness Day
Father’s Day
Free BSD Day
Garfield the Cat Day (First Published in 1978)
Husband Caregiver Day
International Box Day
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
Polar Bear Swim
Turkey Lover’s Day
World Sauntering Day
World Sickle Cell Day

June 20th
American Bald Eagle Day
Anne & Samantha Day
Chet Atkins’ Birthday (1924)
Errol Flynn’s Birthday (1909)
Flitch of Bacon Days
Ice Cream Soda Day
International Nystagnus Awareness Day
Lambrusco Day
Litha
Midsummer
National Hike with a Geek Day
National Kouign Amann Day
National Seashell Day
National Take Your Cat to Work Day
National Vanilla Shake Day
Plain Yogurt Day
Ride to Work on a Motorcycle Day
Summer Solstice
Toad Hollow Day of Thank You
Ugliest Dog Day
West Virginia Day
World Productivity Day
World Refugee Day

June 21st
Alzheimer’s Awareness Day (Longest Day of the Year)
Atheists Solidarity Day
Cuckoo Warning Day
Go Skateboarding Day
International Day of Yoga
Jean Paul Sartre’s Birthday (1905)
Litha
Make Music Day
Martha Washington’s Birthday (1931)
National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day
National Arizona Day
National Cookie Dough Day
National Daylight Appreciation Day
National Day of the Gong
National Energy Shopping Day
National Peaches ‘n’ Cream Day
National Seashell Day
National Selfie Day
National Smoothie Day
Summer Solstice
Tall Girl Appreciation Day
World Giraffe Day
World Handshake Day
World Humanist Day
World Hydrography Day
World Lambrusco 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
International Day of Radiant Peace
Meryl Streep’s Birthday (1949)
National Chocolate Éclair Day
National Columnist Day
National Kissing Day
National Onion Ring Day
Positive Media Day
Stupid Guy Thing Day
Todd Rundgren’s Birthday (1948)
US Department of Justice Established
Windrush Day
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 Detroit-Style Pizza Day
National Eat at a Food Truck Day
National Hydration Day
National Pecan Sandies Day
National Pink Day
National Porridge Day
Pink Flamingo Day
Public Service Day
Ratha Yatro
Runner’s Selfie Day
SAT Math Day
Typewriter Patented (1868)
Women in Engineering Day

June 24th
Celebration of the Senses Day
Cynthia Rylant’s Birthday (1954)
Drive Your Corvette to Work Day
Farmer Day
International Fairy Day
International Rose Day
Museum Come to Life Day
National Bomb Pop Day
National Food Truck Day
National Handshake Day
National Pralines Day
National Take Your Dog to Work Day
St. Jean Baptiste Day
Stonewall National Monument Day
Swim a Lap Day
U.F.O. Day (First documented UFO sighting)

June 25th
American Radio Relay League
Anthony Bourdain’s Birthday (1956)
Carly Simon’s Birthday (1945)
Color TV Day
Day of the Seafarer
Eric Carle’s Birthday (1929)
George Michael’s Birthday (1963)
George Orwell’s Birthday (1903)
Global Beatles Day
Global Smurfs Day
Goat Cheese Day
Great American Backyard Campout
June Lockhart’s Birthday (1925)
LEON Day-LEON is NOEL spelled backwards.
It means six months until Christmas.
National Catfish Day
National Haskap Berry Day
National Police Community Cooperative Day
National Strawberry Parfait Day
Polar Bear Swim
Rose O’Neil’s (Creator of the Kewpie Doll) Birthday (1874)
Stripper Appreciation Day
Summersgiving
Windjammer Days
World Bike Naked Day

June 26th
Abner Doubleday’s (inventor of baseball) Birthday (1819)
America’s Kids Day
Bar Code Day
Beautician’s Day
Bicycle Patented (1819)
Canoe Day
Descendents Day
Field 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)
Log Cabin Day
National Beautician’s Day
National Chocolate Pudding Day
National Coconut Day
National Milkman Day
Pearl S. Buck’s Birthday (1892)
Same-Sex Marriage Day
Summersgiving
Toothbrush Invented (1498)
Tour de France

June 27th
Captain Kangaroo’s Bob Keeshan Birthday (1927)
Celebrate Joy Day
Decide to be Married Day
Drake Bell’s Birthday (1986)
Fast of Tammuz
Happy Birthday to You Day
Helen Keller’s Birthday (1880)
Industrial Workers of the World Day
Melody for Happy Birthday Song written in 1859
Micro, Small, & Medium-Sized Enterprises Day
National Bingo Day
National Energy Shopping Day
National HIV Testing Day
National Ice Cream Cake Day
National Onion Day
National Orange Blossom Day
Please Take My Children to Work Day
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day
Sunglasses Day
Tobey Maguire’s Birthday (1975)
Vera Wang’s Birthday (1949)

June 28th
Anniversary of the Versailles Treaty (1919)
Elon Musk’s Birthday (1971)
Gilda Radner’s Birthday (1946)
Insurance Awareness Day
International Body Piercing Day
International CAPS LOCK Day
International Lightning Safety Day
International Parrot Head Day
Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Birthday (1712)
John Cusack’s Birthday (1966)
King Henry VIII’s Birthday (1491)
Mel Brooks’ Birthday (1926)
National Alaska Day
National Columnists Day
National Insurance Awareness Day
National Logistics Day
National Paul Bunyan Day
National Tapioca Day
Paul Bunyan Day
Richard Rodger’s Birthday (1902)
Tau Day

June 29th
Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s Birthday (1900)
International Day of the Tropics
International Mud Day
International Fisherman’s Day
National Almond Buttercrunch Day
National Camera Day
National Hug Holiday
National Parchment Cooking Day
Remote Control Invented (1964)
Waffle Iron Day
World Camera Day
World Scleroderma Day

June 30th
Asteroid Day
Blink 182 Day
California Avocado Day
Disabled Veterans Day
Johnny Carson Show Debuted in 1955
Leap Second Time Adjustment Day
National Bomb Pop Day
National Celebrate Joy Day
National Corvette Day
National Handshake Day
National Meteor Watch Day
National Organization for Women (NOW) Day
National Outfit of the Day Day
National Work from Home Day
Rupert Graves’ Birthday (1963)
Social Media Day