Odd And Interesting Dates Throughout The Month Of June



June 1: Marilyn Monroe’s birthday


June 2: Thomas Hardy’s birthday

Marquis de Sade’s birthday


June 3: Allen Ginsberg’s birthday


June 4: Pentecost/Whitsun


June 5: Richard Scarry’s birthday

World Environment Day


June 7: Children’s Day


June 8: Nick Rhodes'(Duran Duran’s keyboardist) birthday

Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday


June 9: Full Moon

Cole Porter’s birthday


June 10: Maurice Sendak’s birthday


June 11: Jacques Cousteau’s birthday


June 12: Anne Frank’s birthday


June 13: William Butler Yeat’s birthday


June 14: Flag Day


June 16: Joyce carol Oates’ birthday



June 17: Igor Stravinsky’s birthday


June 18: Father’s Day

Paul McCartney’s birthday


June 19: Blaise Pascal’s birthday


June 20: St John’s Eve

Midsummer’s Eve

John Taylor’s (Duran Duran’s bassist) birthday

International Surfing Day

Lillian Hellman’s birthday


June 21: Summer Solstice


Midsummer’s Day

First Day of Summer

Jean-Paul Sartre’s birthday


June 23: New Moon


June 24: Feast of St John/ St John’s Tide


June 25: George Michael’s birthday

George Orwell’s birthday


June 26: Pearl S Buck’s birthday


June 27: Helen Keller’s birthday


June 28: Henry The VIII’s birthday

Jacques Rousseau’s birthday


June 29: Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s birthday


June 30: Lena Horne’s birthday

Odd And Interesting Dates Throughout The Month Of May


(This began as a feature in the now discontinued 2017 monthly newsletter.  Now we have it here.)


May 1: May Day



May 2: National Teacher Day


May 3: Solar or Sun Day

May Sarton’s birthday


May 4: Star Wars Day


May 5: Cinco De Mayo

Nellie Bly’s birthday


May 6: National Nurse’s Day


May 7: Robert Browning’s birthday


May 9: J.M Barrie’s birthday


May 10: Full Flower Moon


May 11: Johnny Appleseed’s birthday

Salvador Dali’s birthday


May 12: Florence Nightingale’s birthday


May 14: Mother’s Day


May 15: Frank L. Baum’s birthday


May 18: Bertrand Russell’s birthday


May 19: Malcolm X’s birthday


May 20: Armed Forces Day


May 23: Mary Cassatt’s birthday


May 25: New Moon

Ralph Waldo Emerson’s birthday


May 26: Ramadan begins at Sundown


May 28: Sierra Club founded


May 29: Memorial Day

President John F. Kennedy’s birthday


May 31: Walt Whitman’s birthday