June 1 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
President's Day Palau Public Holiday
Global Day of Parents - International (Relationships & Family, United Nations)
Madaraka Day Kenya Public Holiday
Statehood Day United States (Kentucky, Tennessee) Local Observance
Children's Day Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
World Reef Awareness Day - Unofficial (Nature & Environment)
National Olive Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Heimlich Maneuver Day - Unofficial (Health & Body)
National Go Barefoot Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action, Awareness & Cause)
National Nail Polish Day - Unofficial (Lifestyle)
National Say Something Nice Day - Unofficial (Appreciation & Honor, Relationships & Family)
National Penpal Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
National Hazelnut Cake Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
Independence Day Samoa Public Holiday
Gawai Dayak Malaysia (Sarawak) Common Local Holiday

Historical Events on June 1

  • 1495: The first known reference to Scotch whiskey appears in the accounts of the Lord High Treasurer of Scotland as a monk named John Cor is asked to make a batch of it.
  • 1533: In England, Anne Boleyn becomes Queen.
  • 1660: For defying a law that banned Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Mary Dyer is hanged.
  • 1779: The Continental Army General Benedict Arnold receives a Court Martial for malfeasance.
  • 1792: Kentucky become the 15th State to become a State in the U.S.
  • 1794: Great Britain and France engage in a naval engagement during the French Revolutionary Wars. This battle is known as the Glorious First of June.
  • 1796: Tennessee become the 16th State to become a State in the U.S.
  • 1812: United States President James Madison asks the U.S Congress to declare war on Great Britain during the War of 1812.
  • 1861: The Battle of Fairfax Court House begins during the American Civil War.
  • 1862: The Battle of Fair Oaks (also known as the Battle of 7 Pines) ends with both Confederate and Union forces claiming victory during the American Civil War.
  • 1890: The tabulation machine of Herman Hollerith begins to be used by the U.S Census Bureau to count census returns.
  • 1916: Louis Brandeis is the first Jew to be appointed to the U.S Supreme Court.
  • 1941: Crete capitulates to Germany after the Battle of Crete during World War 2.
  • 1943: BOAC Flight 777 is shot down over the Bay of Biscay.
  • 1946: In Israel, Nazi Adolf Eichmann is hanged.

Famous Birthdays on June 1

  • American religious leader and founder of Salt Lake City, Utah, Brigham Young is born in 1801.
  • American General John Hunt Morgan is born in 1825.
  • American General John Bell Hood is born in 1831.
  • American Lieutenant and Medal of Honor recipient, John J. Toffey is born in 1844.
  • American actor, singer and screenwriter, Andy Griffith is born in 1926.
  • American model and actress, Marilyn Monroe is born in 1926.
  • English actor Edward Woodward is born in 1930.
  • American actor Morgan Freeman is born in 1937.
  • Irish actress Rosaleen Linehan is born in 1937.

American actor and comedian, Cleavon Little is born in 1939.

Winter Solstice

Boxing Day

Chinese New Year

Ash Wednesday

Palm Sunday

Memorial Day