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06 • June • Junio

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Royal Albatross (Some rights reserved)

Planeta.com showcases cultural and environmental markers, campaigns, and celebrations around the globe. Here is our calendar for June with links to World Environment Day, SolsticeWorld Oceans Day, World Giraffe Day, World Bicycle Day, World Albatross Day, National Day of Sweden, Mabo Day, and Juneteenth.

June 3 Mabo Day (Australia)

June 3 World Bicycle Day

June 5 World Environment Day

June 6 National Day of Sweden

June 8 World Oceans Day

June 8-11 Anniversary of Cook’s Landing (Australia)
CooktownQueensland – The annual event commemorates the landing of Lt. James Cook in 1770 and includes a costumed re-enactment of his first meeting with the Guugu Yimithirr and Kuku Yalanji people.

June 9 International Archives Day

June 12 Declaration of Independence (Philippines)

June 16 Valentina’s Day

June 16 Bloomsday (Ireland)

June 19 Juneteenth (USA)

June 19 World Albatross Day

June 20-21 Solstice
June in the Northern Hemisphere is the seasonal equivalent to December in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa. The month of June — in the Northern Hemisphere — is in Spring until the solstice, when the first day of summer begins.

June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day (Canada)

June 21 World Giraffe Day

June 29 Saint’s Day of San Pedro and San Pablo, used a date to plant Marigolds (Cempasúchil) flowers for Day of the Dead (Mexico)

June 30 Asteroid Day

Month-long Celebrations

Floating Dates

First Friday in June National Doughnut Day (USA)

First Saturday in June National Trails Day (USA)

Third Saturday in June International Surfing Day

Third Sunday in June Father’s Day (USA)

Matariki in June or July

June: The time to make hay.
– Cupid’s Cyclopedia

Elsewhere on the Web
June Theme – National Park Service



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