June 3– Corpus Christi → Catholic Christian (Religious)
June 6 – D-Day → American
June 9 – St. Columba of Iona → Celtic Christian (Religious)
June 10 – Savitri Pooja → Hindu (Religious)
June 11– Sacred Heart Of Jesus → Catholic Christian (Religious)
June 11– King Kamehameha Day → Hawaii (Pacific Islander)
June 14 – Dragon Boat Festival → Asian American
June 14– Army Birthday → American
June 14– Flag Day → American
June 15– World Elder Abuse Awareness Day → Elderly
June – Pride Month → LGBTQIAA2+
1963: Valentina Tereshkovs becomes the first woman in space
1970: Kenneth A Gibson becomes the first Black mayor of Neward, NJ
2008: First day of legal same-sex marriage in California
2020: First major breakthrough in treating COVID-19 using steroids announced by Oxford university
1982: Voting Rights Act of 1965 is extended by the Senate.
1983: Sally Ride becomes 1st U.S. woman in space.
1964: The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is passed by the Senate.
Juneteenth: The holiday celebrating the Emancipation of all those who were enslaved.
1987: Chuti Tiu, age 17, of Wisconsin, is crowned America’s Junior Miss.
1966: Sheila Scott becomes the first woman to complete a round-the-world solo flight.
1990: Little Richard gets his star on Hollywood’s walk of fame.
2001: Frida Kahlo, a Mexican artist, becomes the first Hispanic/Latinx woman to be honored on a U.S. postage stamp.
1994: Ken Griffey Jr. breaks Ruth’s record for most home runs by end of June
2020: U.S. government data shows African Americans are four times more likely than whites to be hospitalized for COVID-19.
1963: 125,000 people march in the Detroit March to Freedom which was the largest civil rights demonstration in America up to that point.
1986: Pedro Morales swims world record 100m butterfly.
1972: Yvonne Brathwaite Burke becomes the first Black chair of a Democratic convention.
2012: Female athletes will be allowed to compete for Saudi Arabia at the Olympics for the first time.
1989: The first U.S. postmark is dedicated to Lesbian and Gay Pride.
1993: Both Canada and Turkey elect female heads of government for the first time.
1945: The United Nations Charter is signed.
2015: U.S. Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage across all 50 states.
1980: The first female state police graduates in New Jersey
2019: The Supreme Court rules that the census cannot contain a question about citizenship.
1969: Police raid a gay bar, Stonewall Inn, in NY, sparking riots against police. This was the beginning of the modern LGBTQIIA+ movement.
1964: Organization for Afro-American Unity formed in NY by Malcolm X.
1969: First Jewish worship service is held at the White House.
2008: Thomas Beatie, a trans man who advocates for transgender rights, gives birth to his daughter.
2015: Misty Copeland becomes the first African American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre.
2017: Germany votes to legalize same-sex marriage
**The last Sunday in June is Pride day in the U.S.**