June 2016 Calendar – June, one of the four months with 30 days. One world that immediately strikes your mind when you hear of June, “hot, garmi, uff” if you in the northern hemisphere. June is the month of summer in Northern Hemisphere with most daylight hours and month of winter in Southern hemisphere with least daylight hours, i.e June is equivalent to December in Southern Hemisphere.
But where does this name comes from? June is named after Roman Goddess Juno, the goddess of marriage and the wife of the supreme deity Jupiter. The latin name for June is Junis. In ancient Rome, it was considered that time from mid – may to mid – June is not auspicious for marriage. Plutarch, however, implies that the entire month of June was more favorable for weddings than May.
Now it is time to reveal some more things about June. Come let us dig deep into June. What does this hottest month store for us, except hotness is revealed below.
Some Interesting Facts about June
- Birthstone for the People of June is Alexandrite, Pearl, & Moonstone.
- Fruits and Veggies suggested for the month of June are Cherries, Plums, Pluot, Aprium, Okra.
- Rose is considered as June Flower.
- People of June bear Astrological Sign of Gemini till 20th June and Cancerfurther.
June 2016 Awareness Month
June is Observed as –
- National Safety Month
- Men’s Health Month
- LGBT Pride Month
- World Oceans Day
- List Of Holidays
List of June 2016 Holidays
|3rd June||National Doughnut Day|
|6th June||Ramadan (start)|
|12th June||Shavuot (Start)|
|13th June||Shavuot (end)|
|14th June||Flag Day|
|18th June||International Picnic Day|
|20th June||Summer Solstice|
|21st June||International Yoga Day|
|23rd June||International Widows’ Day|
|24th June||St John the Baptist|
|26th June||Day against Drug Abuse/Illicit Trafficking|
|29th June||St Peters|
Some Popular June 2016 Calendar Observances
1) National Best friend Day
Many of you might not be aware of this day. 51 days to go for this day. This day is an unofficial holiday on 8th of June. This day is celebrated for the contribution of the friends in your life whom you can always count on and share secrets with.
2) Father’s Day
This day is celebrated to complement Mother’s Day. this day is celebrated by the child to give their tribute and honour to their father for contribution and sacrifices for their life.
First, father’s day was celebrated on 19th July and then later shifted to third Sunday of June, which this arrives on 19th June.
3) International Yoga Day
Yoga day is celebrated to mark the presence of ancient physical, mental and spiritual practice. Yoga was originated in India. This day is established to promote international peace and cooperation.
First International Yoga day was celebrated worldwide on 21st June 2015 making a new Guinness record with the largest yoga session in Delhi with a gathering of 36,000.
4) Day against Drug Abuse/Illicit Trafficking
This day is celebrated to draw attention towards the drug – free world. Drug abuse and Illicit trafficking are a threat to human health. So this day is celebrated on 26th of June to pose against Use of Drugs.
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