June 24th is the 175th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, the first exhibition by Pablo Picasso opens in Paris, in New York, capital punishment is declared unconstitutional, and Julia Gillard assumes office as the first female Prime Minister of Australia. Famous birthdays include, Lionel Messi, Mindy Kaling, Chuck Taylor, David Alaba, and JJ Redick. Today is Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day.
We have 11 holidays listed for June 24.
ARRL Field Day
An opportunity for amateur radio enthusiasts to setup temporary communications stations and contact like-minded people.
The traditional feast day of the Nativity — or birth — of St. John the Baptist, is honored.
International St. Johns Day
Sing the hymns and praise the Lord as we celebrate St. John the Baptist.
Let's celebrate Jani, the festival that combines culture and nature in the spirit of the Midsummer.
National Pralines Day
Pralines are a smooth and sweet treat made with nuts, sugar, and sometimes cream.
National Relationship Equity Day
Drop your stereotypes, adopt this new perception, and give your partner equitable treatment.