Odd And Interesting Dates Throughout The Month Of June

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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

         Bloomsday

 

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

Litha

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

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

 

May 1: May Day

Beltane

 

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