June 6th Holidays

June 6th is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, The first slaves arrive in Louisiana, the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) is founded in London, and a near-Earth asteroid estimated at ten meters in diameter explodes over the Mediterranean Sea with an explosive force estimated to be slightly more powerful than the Nagasaki atomic bomb. Famous birthdays include Thomas Mann, Björn Borg, Paul Giamatti, and Steve Vai. Today is National Yo-Yo Day, Queensland Day, and Russian Language Day.

We have 15 holidays listed for June 6.

Jun06

National Eyewear Day

The good news? Today we can choose from virtually endless styles, shapes, and colors.

Jun06

National Yo-Yo Day

It seems like yo-yos have been around forever and that's because they have; we're talking over 2,000 years!

Jun06

Queensland Day

Did you know the British could have named Queensland — "Cooksland" — after British explorer James Cook?

Jun06

Russian Language Day

It’s time to take a quick trip to the Eastern Hemisphere, because it's Russian Language Day!

Jun06

Caves and Karst Day

Dive deep into the fascinating world of caves and karst to discover its wonders and splendor.

Jun06

D-Day

More than 75 years after the end of World War II, the memories remain fresh.

Jun06

Memorial Day in South Korea

Remembering the brave, fallen soldiers of the Korean War, and all of South Korea.

Jun06

National Applesauce Cake Day

National Applesauce Day is an opportunity to hone your culinary skills and treat your sweet tooth.

Jun06

National Cynthia Day

Let us celebrate all the Cynthias and learn more about this beautiful name.

Jun06

National Drive-In Movie Day

Today is the anniversary of the first-ever drive-in opening in the U.S.

Jun06

National Gardening Exercise Day

Any gardener will tell you that squatting to pick weeds will get those quads burning.

Jun06

National Higher Education Day

National Higher Education Day recognizes the importance of education in improving our lives.

Jun06

Visually Impaired People Day

Visually Impaired People Day creates awareness about the needs of people with vision loss and impairment.

Jun06

World Green Roof Day

Let’s celebrate the contribution that green roofs make to reducing global carbon emissions.

Jun06

World Pest Day

Book a date with your local pest control company on World Pest Day.