June 17th is the 168th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, Sir Francis Drake lands on coast of California at Drakes Bay, names it "New Albion", Mumtaz Mahal dies, her husband, Mughal emperor Shah Jahan I, then spends more than 20 years building her tomb, the Taj Mahal, and Charles Goodyear obtains his 1st rubber patent. Famous birthdays include, Venus Williams, Tory Burch, and Newt Gingrich. Today is National Eat Your Vegetables Day.
We have 7 holidays listed for June 17.
National Eat Your Vegetables Day
Whether you’re digging into a salad or trying kale for the first time, celebrate those veggies!
Global Garbage Man Day
Celebrate Global Garbage Man Day by offering smiles and appreciation to these hard workers!
National Dump the Pump Day
Let’s do our part for the environment and the future generations this Dump the Pump Day!
National Flip Flop Day
Check out our fun suggestions for making the most of National Flip Flop Day.
National Stewart’s Root Beer Day
Grab a glass or two of Stewart’s root beer classics to honor the day.