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So, we’re almost half of the way!
June is here 🙂
June is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar and its predecessor, the Julian calendar. It is believed that the month is named after the Roman goddess Juno, who is the wife of Jupiter and is also equivalent to the Greek goddess Hera. Another belief is that the month’s name comes from the Latin work iuniores which means “younger ones”.
It is the month that has the most amount of daylight hours of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shortest amount of daylight hours in the Southern hemisphere.
Many celebrations take place in the month of June, especially marriages. According to one etymology, June is named after the Roman goddess Juno who is the goddess of marriage and a married couple’s household. It is considered good luck to get married in this month.
June and May are the only two months that doesn’t start on the same day of the week as any other month. June ends on the same day of the week as March every year.
The zodiac signs for June are Gemini (May 21 – June 20) and Cancer (June 21 – July 20).
Some famous people born in June include Alan Turing, Alanis Morisette, Angelina Jolie, Anne Frank, Che Guevara, David Rockefeller, Fernando Pessoa, Jean-Paul Sartre, Johnny Depp, Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe, Meryl Streep, Mike Tyson, Nicole Kidman, Orhan Pamuk, Rafael Nadal, Salman Rushdie, Tom Jones, Zinedine Zidane.
June’s birth flower is the rose or the honeysuckle.
The birthstones for June are the pearl, the moonstone, and the Alexandrite which all symbolize health and longevity.
“It is the month of June,
The month of leaves and roses,
When pleasant sights salute the eyes,
And pleasant scents the noses.”
Have a blast everyone! Snug moments to you all!