June 21 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
June Solstice
Multiple Countries Season
Day of the Martyrs
Togo Public Holiday
Music Festival
Congo democratic republic Observance
National Day
Greenland Public Holiday
Aymara New Year Day
Bolivia National Holiday
Father's Day
Uganda Observance
Eid-al-Fitr Holiday
Saudi arabia National Holiday
International Day of Yoga
- International
National Aboriginal Day
Canada Multiple Types
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.