June is the sixth month and half way through the year in Julian and Gregorian calendars. And although mid summers day is celebrated in June, there’s plenty more sunny summers days to go… Here are 15 fun facts about June.
June was called the “sera monath” (also known as dry month) by the Anglo-Saxons.
In the UK, June is celebrated as the national smile month.
The month of June is believed to be named after Juno the Greek goddess.
The 5th of June is the World Environment Day, which raises awareness about our environment across the planet. Other famous days in June includes National Indigenous Peoples Day on the 21st of June and Midsummer day on the 24th of June.
June is the month of the year that consists of the most daylight hours in the Northern hemisphere. In contrast, it consists of the least daylight hours in the Southern hemisphere.
Wimbledon, the famous English tennis tournament, is played in the month of June.
Sweden celebrates its national holiday known as Flag Day on the 6th of June.