June 8th is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, the Islamic prophet, Muhammad, dies in Medina, James Madison introduces a proposed Bill of Rights in the US House of Representatives, and George Orwell's “Nineteen Eighty-Four” is published. Famous birthdays include Frank Lloyd Wright, Kanye West, Barbara Bush, Joan Rivers, and Rosanna Pansino. Today is National Best Friends’ Day and World Oceans Day.
We have 13 holidays listed for June 8.
National Best Friends Day
Whether they’re near or far, old or new, best friends help to us through our lives.
Corpus Christi is a Christian festival that is celebrated annually on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday.
Corpus Christi (Brazil)
On Corpus Christi, join us as we celebrate the holy Eucharist with our Christian friends.
Feast of Corpus Christi
Commemorate the Last Supper on the day before Jesus’ crucifixion during the Feast of Corpus Christi.
International Day of Action for Elephants in Zoos
Help raise awareness about elephant conservation and protection by doing your part.
National Karen Day
You are a solid and hard-working person, Karen. This day is for you to celebrate!
National Name Your Poison Day
This day celebrates our ability to choose the ‘poison’ that will be the least harmful to us.
National Upsy Daisy Day
This quirky holiday encourages you to embrace positivity and usher brightness into your life.
Temotu Province Day
Learn about the history of these beautiful islands as we honor and celebrate this special day.
Thomas Paine Day
Reason and human rights were his strides in life. Let’s learn more about Thomas Paine.