June 21 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Aymara New Year Day Bolivia National Holiday
International Day of Yoga - International (Health & Body, United Nations)
National Day Greenland Public Holiday
Day of the Martyrs Togo Public Holiday
Music Festival Congo Democratic Republic Observance
National Selfie Day - Unofficial (Fun & Joy)
National Peaches ‘N’ Cream Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Day of the Gong - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment, Hobby & Creativity)
Go Skateboarding Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action, Sports)
National Daylight Appreciation Day - Unofficial (Nature & Environment)
National Seashell Day - Unofficial (Hobby & Creativity)
June Solstice Multiple [Show] Season
National Indigenous Peoples Day Canada (Northwest Territories, Yukon) Local Holiday
Father's Day Uganda Observance

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.


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