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About the Month of June

June is the 6th month of the year and has 30 days.

Season (Northern Hemisphere): Summer


Flag Day
Fathers Day
Paul Bunyan Day
National Rose Month
National Dairy Month
African-American Music Month
National Ice Tea Month
National Candy Month

Symbols of June History:

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 Historical Names:
Interesting Facts about June

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