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 5 holidays listed for June 24.
National Take Your Dog to Work Day
As you run out the door, don’t forget your briefcase and a doggie bag.
The traditional feast day of the Nativity — or birth — of St. John the Baptist, is honored.
National Pralines Day
Pralines are a smooth and sweet treat made with nuts, sugar, and sometimes cream.