UpdatedUpdated May 2017

JUNE

Holidays & Special Days & Weeks in the U.S.A.
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FIREWORKS SAFETY MONTH Fireworks
Information about safe fireworks.

NATIONAL CANDY MONTH Picture of Candy
Fun activities and games with candy.

NATIONAL DAIRY MONTH Picture of Dairy Cows
Facts about cheese. Fun & facts about milk.

NATIONAL RIVERS MONTH River Scene
The United States has many rivers. Some are more than 350 miles long. The Missouri River is the longest.

NATIONAL ROSE MONTH Picture of a Rose
Fun facts about roses. The rose is the National Flower of the USA.

NATIONAL ZOO & AQUARIUM MONTH Animal in Zoo Cage
Visit some zoos around the world including some Aquariums.

TURKEY LOVERS MONTH
Information about turkeys.

1 - ANNIVERSARY OF EARTHQUAKE AT PLYMOUTH PLANTATION Pilgrims
The first earthquake recorded in the United States occurred at Plymouth Plantation.

1 - TENNESSEE BECAME STATE Tn State Seal
On this date in 1796, Tennessee became the 16th State of the Union.

1 - KENTUCKY BECAME STATE welcome sign
On this day in 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state.

3 - FIRST AMERICAN SPACE WALK Picture of Astronaut in Space
On this day in 1965 Astronaut Edward White became the first American to walk in space.

3 - CASEY AT THE BAT Picture of Baseball Player
On this day in 1888, the poem "Casey at the Bat" was first published.
Read the history and the poem.

3 - FIRST TELEPHONE MESSAGE TRANSMITTED Picture of Telephone
Information about transmition of first telephone message.

4-12 - NATIONAL FISHING & BOATING WEEK Picture of Fisherman
Information about National Fishing & Boating Week. Learn about activies in your state.

6 - YMCA Founded Picture of YMCA logo
The YMCA was founded on this day in 1844 by George Williams.

6 - NATIONAL YO-YO DAY Picture of Yo-Yo
Information about National Yo-Yo-Day.
Visit the National Yo-Yo Museum, and learn the history of yo-yos.

7 - FIRST ASCENT OF MT. MCKINLEY Picture of Mt. McKinley
The 1st ascent of the main summit of McKinley occurred on this day in 1913. Information about Mt. Mckinley

9 - BIRTHDAY OF DONALD DUCK Picture of Donald Duck
History of Donald Duck.

12 - ANNIVERSARY OF NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME Picture of a Baseball
Visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

12 - NATIONAL SOCCER HALL OF FAME OPENED in 1979 Picture of Soccer Player
The National Soccer Hall of Fame was in Oneonata, New York until 2010.

13-19 - NATIONAL LITTLE LEAGUE WEEK Picture of Little League kid
The history of Little League. In 1961, John F. Kennedy, President of the United States of America,
designated the week beginning the second Monday in June as National Little League Baseball Week.

14 - FLAG DAY Cat with US Flag
The story of Betsy Ross.
Take a virtual tour of her house. Do an American Flag puzzle.

15 - ARKANSAS BECAME A STATE Arkansas Flag
On this day in 1836, Arkansas entered the Union.

12-16 - NATIONAL HISTORY DAY Picture of History Month
National History Day is an American academic competition
focusing on history for students in grades 6-12. The theme for 2017 is "Taking a Stand in History"
and the 2018 theme will be Conflict and Compromise in History..

16 - WORLD JUGGLING DAY Animated Picture of Juggler
Information about juggling.

17 - STATUE OF LIBERTY Statue of Liberty
On this day in 1885, the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor.

19 - GARFIELD'S BIRTHDAY Garfield
Visit Garfield and his friends. Take a Garfield trivia quiz.

18 - FATHERS DAY Happy Fathers Day
Things to make for Father's Day, and printable pages.

20 - DESIGN OF GREAT SEAL OF UNITED STATES ADOPTED United States Seal
On this day in 1782, the Great Seal of the United States was adopted.

20 - West Virginia West Virginia Flag
On this day in 1863, WestVirginiaWest Virginia became the 35th state of the union.

21 - NEW HAMPSHIRE New Hampshire Flag
On this day in 1789, New Hampshire became the 9th state of the Union.

21 - SUMMER BEGINS Animated Sun and Cloud
Indoor/outdoor summer fun - Food - Recipes - Crafts.
Information about what to do this summer including virtual summer camp.

22 - ANNIVERSARY OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Department of Justice Logo
Visit the Department of Justice.

22 - ANNIVERSARY OF INVENTION OF THE DONUT Picture of a Donut
Learn all about donuts including the history of the donut said to have been invented on this day in 1847.

23 - ANNIVERSARY OF SECRET SERVICE U.S. Secret Service Pin
The United States Secret Service was created on this day in 1860.

26 - ANNIVERSARY OF SIGNING OF UNITED NATIONS CHARTER United Nations Logo
The United Nations Cyber Schoolbus. Activities, Projects, Quiz, Projects.

27 - FIRST NEWBERY AWARD MEDAL AWARDED Newbery Medal
Information about the Newbery Award Medal and list of books that won the award.

27- BIRTHDAY OF THE SONG "HAPPY BIRTHDAY" Animated Music Notes
Learn about Birthday traditions around the world.
History of the song Happy Birthday.

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