June

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June is the sixth month of the year, coming between May and July. It has 30 days. June is named for the Roman goddess Juno, the wife of Jupiter. She is goddess of marriage. Because of this, getting married in June was thought to be lucky.

June never starts on the same day of the week as another month, but always ends on the same day of the week as March.

The Month[change | change source]

June comes between May and July and is the sixth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. It is one of four months to have 30 days. No other month in any year, common or leap year, starts on the same day of the week as June. June ends on the same day of the week as March in all years. In all years, June starts on the same day of the week as February of the following year, in years immediately before common years, June starts the same day of the week as March and November of the following year, in years immediately before leap years, June starts on the same day of the week as August of the following year. In years immediately before common years, June ends on the same day of the week as August and November of the following year and in years immediately before leap years, June ends on the same day of the week as May of the following year. In common years, June starts on the same day of the week as September and December of the previous year while in leap years, June starts on the same day of the week as April and July of the previous year. In common years, June finishes on the same day of the week as September of the previous year while in leap years, June finishes on the same day of the week as April and December of the previous year.

Events in June[change | change source]

Trivia[change | change source]

  • June is one of two months that never starts on the same day of the week as another month of the same year, the other being May.
  • June's flower is the Rose.
  • Its birthstone is the pearl. The meaning for the birthstone pearl is health.
  • The Zodiac signs for June are Gemini (May 21 – June 20) and Cancer (June 21 – July 21).
  • It is the joint-least common month for birthdays among US Presidents, along with September. They both have one each.
Months of the Year

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