Holidays and Festivals

Ligo (Latvia)
Victory Day (Estonia)
Great Boston Beer Marathon
Father's Day
(Nicaragua, Poland) *
Grand Duke's Official Birthday (Luxembourg)
Jaaniõhtu (Estonia)

United Nations Public Service Day (International)
National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism (Canada)
Let It Go Day
National Columnists Day
National Pink Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day
Penzance, the First day of Golowan Festival (Cornwall, UK), also known as Penzance Golowan June 23rd through 28th. June 23rd is also known as Mazey Day
Jāņi (Latvia), June 23rd and 24th
St. John's Eve (Ireland)
St John's Eve
and the first day of the Midsummer celebrations (although this is not the real
Summer Solstice) (Roman Catholic Church, Northern Europe)
Ivan Kupala Day (Ukraine, Belarus and Russia), also known as Kupala Night or the Feast of St. John the Baptist. The night of June 23rd and the Day of June 24th.
Jaanipäev Tallinn (Estonia), also known as the Midsummer Celebrations, June 21st through 24th
* Suoni Per Il Popolo Festival Montreal, Quebec, Canada June 10 – 23 (14of14) (2010)
Glastonbury Festival 2010 Glastonbury, UK June 23 – 27 (1of5) (2010)

The Summer solstice in the northern hemisphere and the Winter solstice in the southern hemisphere occurs on dates varying from June 22-23. In the pagan wheel of the year the summer solstice is the time of Litha and the winter solstice is that of Yule * CLICK HERE

Fête de la Mulet   Translation:  Mule Day (French Republican) The Fifth day of the Month of Messidor in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day 

"Here's to us,
And those like us.
Damn few and they're probably dead.
- Anonymous

Drink of The Day 

Hairy Navel

1 Part Vodka
1 Part Peach Schnapps
Fill with Orange Juice 

Wine of The Day

Mount Pleasant (2007) Norton
Augusta, Missouri

Beer of The Day

Brewer - Devils Backbone Brewing Co.   Roseland, VA 
Style - Baltic-Style Porter
- In celebration of Glenn Danzig's birthday (born Glenn Allen Anzalone, June 23, 1955), an American singer-songwriter.

Joke of The Day

What you call dog with no legs?
Don't matter what you call him, he ain't gonna come. 

Quote of The Day

“Summer is kind of like the ultimate one-night stand: hot as hell, totally thrilling, and gone before you know it.”
- Unknown

Whisky of The Day

The Glenlivet 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whiskey
Price: $45

June Observances

African-American Music Appreciation Month
Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome Awareness Month
Aquarium Month
Audio Book Appreciation Month
Beautiful in Your Skin Month
Black Music Month
Cancer From The Sun Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celibacy Awareness Month
Child Vision Awareness Month
Children's Awareness Month
Corn and Cucumber Month
Country Cooking Month
Dairy Alternatives Month
Dairy Month
Effective Communications Month
Entrepreneurs "Do It Yourself" Marketing Month
Fight the Filthy Fly Month
Fireworks Safety Month
Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
Great Outdoors Month
Home Safety Month
International Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
International Men's Month
International Surf Music Month
Lane Courtesy Month
Lemon and Mango Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
National Adopt a Cat Month
National Aphasia Awareness Month
National Bathroom Reading Month
National Camping Month
National Candy Month
National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
National Family Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month
National Fruit and Veggies Month
(Also September)
National GLBT (Gay,Lesbian,Bisexual & Transgender) Awareness Month
National GLBT (Gay,Lesbian,Bisexual & Transgender) Book Month
National Ice Tea Month
National Lady Lawyers Month
National Migraine Awareness Month
National Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month
National R.O.S.E. Month
National Rescue a Cat Month
National Rivers Month
National Safety Month
National Smile Month
National Soul Food Month
National Steakhouse Month
National Student Safety Month
National Tire Safety Month
National Week of The Ocean Festival Sea-son,
Thursday before the Second Saturday in March through Second Saturday in June
Okra & Pluot and Aprium Month
Perennial Gardening Month
Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month
Potty Training Awareness Month
Professional Wellness Month
Rebuild Your Life Month
Skyscraper 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
(Northern Hemisphere)

Observances this Week

Lightning Safety Awareness Week, Last Full Week in June
Carpenter Ant Awareness Week, Last Full Week in June
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week, Week of June 26th
Appreciate Your Plumbing, Heating, and Dragaica fair (Buzau, Romania) June 10th through 24th
Cooling Professionals Week, Fourth Week in June 

Historical Events on June 23rd


Born on June 23rd


Died on June 23rd


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