June 15th is the 166th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, George Washington is appointed commander-in-chief of the Continental Army, France surrenders and German troops occupy Paris ( World War II), and Nik Wallenda becomes the first person to successfully tightrope walk directly over Niagara Falls. Famous birthdays include Courteney Cox, Ice Cube, Mohamed Salah, Helen Hunt, and Leah Remini. Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
We have 9 holidays listed for June 15.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
It's hard to imagine anyone deliberately harming an elderly person, but unfortunately, it's a widespread problem.
Global Wind Day
Help save the planet and boost the international economy through wind power this Global Wind Day.
National Bug Busting Day
Although they're not particularly dangerous, lice certainly cause a lot of irritation and distress.
National Megalodon Day
Put on your best menacing smile, read on, and be prepared to be amazed.
National Prune Day
It’s time to include prunes in your meals for a healthier diet this National Prune Day.
National Smile Power Day
Here’s everything you can do to celebrate and enjoy National Smile Power Day.
Nature Photography Day
Learn more about nature and enjoy capturing it at its best over the warm summer months.