June Fun Facts

June is the sixth month of the year:

Pearl - Gemstone of June

Pearl – Gemstone of June

 

  • According to the Roman calendar, June was originally the fourth month of the year and only had 29 days.
  • June has 30 days, which came about when Julius Caesar reformed the Roman Calendar in 46 B.C.
  • June is named after the Roman Goddess Juno (who incidentally, was married to Jupiter).
  • Birthstones associated with June: Pearl, Alexandrite and Moonstone.
  • June is well best known for Father’s Day.
  • Flower associated with June is the Rose.
Rose - Flower of June

Rose – Flower of June

  • Season: Summer
  • Astrological Signs: Gemini (until 20th June) & Cancer (from 21st June)

Famous People born in June:

  • 1st June 1926 – Marilyn Monroe – Actress
  • 12th June 1929 – Anne Frank – Diary of Anne Frank
  • 28th June 1712 – Jean-Jacques Rousseau – Philosopher

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