Holiday Calendar

Events in June 2023

  • Juneteenth

    Category: Holidays Juneteenth

    June 17, 2023

    Juneteenth is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. Deriving its name from combining "June" and "nineteenth", it is celebrated on the anniversary of General Order No. 3, issued by Major General Gordon Granger on June 19, 1865, ...

  • Father's Day

    Category: Holidays Father's Day

    June 18, 2023

    Father's Day was inaugurated in the United States in the early 20th century to complement Mother's Day in celebrating fatherhood and male parenting Father's Day was founded in Spokane, Washington YMCA in 1910 by Sonora Smart Dodd, who was born in Arkansas. Its first celebration was in the Spokane YMCA on June 19, 1910. Her father, the Civil War veteran William Jackson Smart, was a single parent who raised his six children there. (from Wikipedia)

  • Summer Solstice

    Category: Holidays Summer Solstice

    June 21, 2023

    The longest daylight of the year. From this date until the winter solstice, the days start to get shorter.