June 21 holidays in 2017

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
June Solstice
Multiple [Show] Season
Laylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
National Aboriginal Day
Canada (Northwest Territories) Multiple Types
Lailat al-Qadr
Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Music Festival
Congo democratic republic Observance
Aymara New Year Day
Bolivia National Holiday
Day of the Martyrs
Togo Public Holiday
International Day of Yoga
- International
National Day
Greenland Public Holiday
Father's Day
Uganda Observance
Daylight Appreciation Day
- Weird
National Selfie Day
- Weird

Historical Events on June 21

  • 1734: After being convicted of setting the city of Montreal in New France on Fire, Marie-Joseph Angélique is executed.
  • 1749: In Nova Scotia, Halifax is officially established.
  • 1788: New Hampshire ratifies the U.S Constitution and then becomes the 9thS State.
  • 1791: King Louis XVI of France and his family attempt to escape France during the French Revolution.
  • 1798: At the Battle of Vinegar Hill during the Irish Rebellion of 1798, Irish rebels are defeated by British forces.
  • 1813: At the Battle of Vitoria, Joseph Bonaparte is defeated by Wellington.
  • 1898: Guam is captured from Spain by the U.S.
  • 1940: The first successful navigation of the Northwest Passage from the western portion to the eastern begins at the city of Vancouver in British Columbia.
  • 1942: German and Italiam forces seize Tobruk during World War 2.
  • 1942: Surfacing near the Columbia River in Oregon, an Imperial Japanese submarine fires seventeen shells at Fort Stevens.
  • 1945: The Battle of Okinawa comes to a conclusion during World War II.
  • 1973: The Miller Test for obscenity in United States’ law is established when the U.S. Supreme Court hands down the decision in Miller v. California 413 US 15.
  • 1982: For the attempted assassination of United States’ President Ronald Reagan, John Hinckley is found not guilty because of insanity.
  • 1989: In the case Texas v. Johnson, the United States Supreme Court rules that flag burning is a form of acceptable political protest that is protected by the 1st
  • 2006: The newly discovered moons of Pluto are given names: Hydra and Nix.

Famous Birthdays on June 21

  • French philosopher and author, Jean-Paul Sartre is born in 1905.
  • American philosopher William Frankena is born in 1908.
  • American novelist Mary McCarthy is born in 1912.
  • English historian James Joll is born in 1918.
  • American actress and singer, Judy Holliday is born in 1921.
  • American actress and singer, Jane Russell is born in 1921.
  • American actress Maureen Stapleton is born in 1925.
  • Pakistani financier and 11th Prime Minister of Pakistan, Benazir Bhutto is born in 1953.
  • American singer-songwriter Kip Winger is born in 1961.
  • American actor Doug Savant is born in 1964.
  • English actor David Morrissey is born in 1964.

Festivus

Holi

Maundy Thursday

Easter

Arbor Day

Cinco de Mayo