Saturday, June 2, 2012

June - Interesting Facts

JUNE

Flower:  Rose
Birthstone:  Alexandrite or Pearl


National Dairy Month
Rose Month
Candy Month
Turkey Lover's Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Special Occasion for Each Day:

1  National Donut Day
2  National Rocky Road Day
3  Repeat Day (I said repeat day)
4  Hug your Cat Day
5  World Environment Day
6  National Gardening Exercise Day
7  Chocolate Ice Cream Day
8  Best Friends Day
9  Donald Duck Day
10  Iced Tea Day
11  Hug Holiday
12  Red Rose Day
13  Sewing Machine Day
14  Flag Day
15  Smile Power Day
16  Nursing Assistant Day
17  Father's Day
18  Go Fishing Day
19  Ice Cream Soda Day
20  Summer Solstice
21  Go Skating Day
22  Chocolate Eclair Day
23  National Pink Day
24  Swim a Lap Day
25  Log Cabin Day
26  Forgiveness Day
27  Sunglasses Day
28  Paul Bunyan Day
29  Hug Holiday
30  Meteor Day



June is a month for weddings

In 1847 donuts were created

In 1859 "Happy Birthday" was first sung

In 1924 Congress grants US citizenship to people of American Indian descent.  (this is when my grandparents were counted and put on a tribal roll)

In 1934 Donald Duck makes his debut

In 1942 Bambi was released

In 1982 ET was released

"It's better to be a young June Bug than an old Bird of Paradise."  Mark Twain

"I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June."  L.M. Montgomery

"In these divine pleasures permitted to me of walks in June night under moon and stars, I can put my life as a fact before me and stand aloof from its honor and shame."  Ralph Waldo Emerson

June in our family was the month of birthdays.  My sister Lynn (1st), my great-nephew Silas (1st) me (5th) my dad (6th) my sister-in-law (7th)  my grandma Kincaid (24th) my cousin Tim (26th) - I'm probably forgetting someone...

Blessings from Wisconsin.

1 comment:

Mary Ann said...

I qualify as a turkey lover! I did not know this!