HISTORIC JUNE CELEBRATIONS & EVENTS

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Here are some June celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate.
Vesak / Wesak (June 1st, Buddhist communities)
International Day For The Protection of Children (June 1st, Multi-country)
Shavuot (June 4th, Israel & Jewish Communities)
World Environment Day (June 5th, Multi-country)
D-Day (June 6th, Europe)
National Aboriginal Day (June 21st, Canada)
Kamehameha Day (June 11th, Hawaii, U.S.A.)
Independence Day (June 12th, Philippines)
World Day Against Child Labour (June 12th, worldwide)
Trooping The Colour (June 14th, England)
Father’s Day (June 21st, Multi-country)
Midsummer’s Day (June 21st, Northern Hemisphere)
Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (June 24th, Québec, Canada)
Bannockburn Live! (June 28th-29th, Stirling, Scotland)
Ramadan (June 28th – July 27th, Muslim Communities)
Feast Of St. Peter & St. Paul (June 29th, Chile, UK, Italy, and Switzerland)

 

They might also like to learn more about some historic folk born in June:
Brigham Young, longest serving president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, June 1st, 1801.
George III, King of England, June 4th, 1738.
Robert Falcon Scott, explorer, June 6th, 1868.
James Francis Edward Stuart, (The Old Pretender), June 10th, 1688.
Charles Kingsley, writer, June 12th, 1819
Irwin Allen, film director & producer, June 12th, 1916.
Edward, Prince of Wales, (The Black Prince), June 13th, 1330.
Edward I, King of England, June 17th, 1239.
James VI of Scotland / James I of England, June 19th, 1566.
Cynthia Harnett, writer, June 22nd, 1893.
Henry Rider Haggard, writer, June 22nd, 1856.
Samuel (Billy) Wilder, film director & producer, June 22nd, 1906.
Henry VIII, King of England, June 28th, 1491.
Peter Paul Rubens, artist, June 29th, 1577.

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