The month of June comes from the Roman, or Julian, calendar. June was initially named Iunius. The name either comes from the Roman goddess Juno, wife of Jupiter, or from the word “iuniores”, the Latin word for “younger ones”. In the early Roman calendar June only had 29 days. It was Julius Caesar who added the additional day giving June 30 days.

June in Other Languages:
Chinese (Mandarin) – liùyuè
Danish – juni
French – juin
Italian – giugno
Latin – Iunius
Spanish – junio
Historical Names:
Roman: Iunius
Saxon: Litha
Germanic: Brach-mond

Fun Facts about June:
It is the first month of the summer season.
June in the Northern Hemisphere is similar to the month of December in the Southern Hemisphere.
June is known as a great month to get married.
The famous English tennis tournament Wimbledon is played during the month of June.
The longest day of the year occurs on either June 21st or 22nd.
Several countries celebrate their flag days during this month including the United States, Sweden, Denmark, Romania, and Argentina.
June 21st is Go Skateboarding Day.

June 2015 Calendar - Summar Hot Month June 2560×1440
June 2015 Calendar – Summar Hot Month June 2560×1440

 

Father’s Day Quote:

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
Jim Valvano
The greatest thing a FATHER can do to his children, is to love their mother.
Anjaneth Garcia Untalan

June 2015 Calendar - Father's Day Summar Calendar 2560×1440
June 2015 Calendar – Father’s Day Summar Calendar 2560×1440

 

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