Sunday, June 1, 2014

Fun Reasons to Stamp in June

Want a reason to send a card?  You’ll find plenty of “normal” as well as wacky reasons to send cards throughout the years by checking out these fun reasons to celebrate.

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
Adopt a Shelter Cat Month
African-American Music Appreciation Month
Audio Book Appreciation Month
Beautiful in Your Skin Month
Cancer from the Sun Month
Cataract Awareness Month
Celibacy Awareness Month
Child Vision Awareness Month
Children’s Awareness Month
Corn and Cucumber Month
Country Cooking Month
Dairy Alternative Month
Effective Communications Month
Entrepreneurs “Do It Yourself” Marketing Month
Fight the Filthy Fly Month
Fireworks Safety Month
Flag Month
Gay and Lesbian Pride Month
Georgia Blueberry Month
Great Outdoors Month
Home Safety Month
International Childhood Cancer Month
International Men’s Month
International People Skills Month
International Surf Music Month
Lane Courtesy Month
Lemon and Mango Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
National Bathroom Reading Month
National Camping Month
National Candy Month
National Caribbean-American Heritage Month
National Dairy Month
National Drive Safe Month
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
National Iced Tea Month
National Migraine Awareness Month
National Pet Preparedness Month
National Rivers Month
National Rose Month
National Safety Month
National Scleroderma Awareness Month
National Scoliosis Awareness Month
National Smile Month
National Soul Food Month
National Steakhouse Month
National Tennis Month
National Zoo and Aquarium Month
Okra and Pluot and Aprium Month
Perennial Gardening Month
Pharmacists Declare War on Alcoholism Month
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month
Potty Training Awareness Month
Professional Wellness Month
Rebuild Your Life Month
Send a Rose Month
Skyscraper Month
Sports America Kids Month
Student Safety Month
Turkey Lovers Month
Vision Research Month
Women’s Golf Month
World Infertility Month
World Naked Bike Ride Month

MONTH-LONG OBSERVANCES
First Week

Aphasia Awareness Week
Black Single Parents Week
End Mountaintop Removal Week
National Business Etiquette Week
National Fishing Week
National Sun Safety Week
National Tire Safety Week
Pet Appreciation Week
Rip Current Awareness Week
Superman Week

Second Week
Email Week
Great American Brass Band Week
International Clothesline Week
Jim Thorpe Native American Games
National Automotive Service Professionals Week
National Bathroom Reading Week
National Clay Week
National Flag Week
National Hug Week
National Little League Baseball Week
National Men’s Health Week
National Nursing Assistants Week
National River Cleanup Week
World Menopause Week

Third Week
Meet a Mate Week
National Hermit Week
National Old-Time Fiddler’s Week
Universal Father’s Week
World Knit and Crochet in Public Week

Fourth Week
Carpenter Ant Awareness Week
Fish are Friends Not Food Week
Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week
Lightning Safety Awareness Week
National Camping Week
National Mosquito Control Awareness Week
National Prevention of Eye Injuries Week
Sobriety Checkpoint Week
Watermelon Seed Spitting Week

Fifth Week
Bean and Bacon Days
Freedom from Fear of Speaking Week
Special Recreation Week
Water Ski Days

June 1st
Children’s Awareness Memorial Day
Alannis Morrissette’s Birthday (1974)
Andy Griffith’s Birthday (1926)
Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day
Bringham Young’s Birthday (1801)
Do-Dah Parade Day
Dare Day
Drawing Day or Pencil Day
Flip A Coin Day
Global Day of Parents
Heidi Klum’s Birthday (1973)
Heimlich Maneuver Day
Milk Days
National Go Barefoot Day
National Cancer Survivor’s Day
Oscar the Grouch Day
Pen Pal Day
Say Something Nice Day
Stand For Children Day

June 2nd
Helen Oxenbury’s Birthday (1938)
Jerry Mathers’ Birthday (1948)
Martha Washington’s Birthday (1731)
National Bubba Day
National Leave the Office Early Day
National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day
National Running Day
National Thank God its Monday Day
Play Tennis Day
Radio Was Patented in 1896
Sir Edward Elgar’s Birthday 1897 (Wrote Pomp & Circumstance)
Thomas Hardy’s Birthday (1840)
Yell “Fudge” at Cobras in North America Day

June 3rd
Chimborazo Day
Colleen Dewhurst’s Birthday (1926)
Egg Day
First U.S. Spacewalk by Ed White in 1965
Repeat Day (I said, Repeat Day)

June 4th
Aesop’s Birthday
Audacity to Hope Day
Cheese Day
Dr. Ruth Westenheimer’s Birthday (1928)
First Ford Car Made (1896)
First Shopping Cart Created (1937)
Hug Your Cat Day
Jim Schiller’s Birthday (My Dad)
King George III’s Birthday (1738)
National Tailor’s Day
Old Maid’s Day

June 5th
Barbershop Quartet Day
Festival of Popular Delusions Day
First Hot Air Balloon Flight by the Montgolfier brothers in 1783
Kenny G’s Birthday (1956)
National Gingerbread Day
National Moonshine Day
National Running Day
National Trails Day
Richard Scarry’s Birthday (1919)
World Environment Day

June 6th
Big River Day
Bonza Bottler Day (same day of the number of months-6/6)
Cheer Coach Day
Cynthia Rylant’s (Henry & Mudge Author) Birthday (1954)
D-Day Anniversary (1944)
Duct Tape Days
First Drive-in Movie Theater Opens in New Jersey in 1933
Hunger Awareness Day
Nathan Hale’s Birthday (1755)
National Applesauce Cake Day
National Doughnut Day (First Friday in June)
National Gardening Exercise Day
National Lemonade Days
National Yo-Yo Day (Donald Duncan’s Birthday)
Russian Language Days
Teacher’s Day
The Dali Lama’s Birthday (1935)

June 7th
Accordian Lover’s Day
Banana Split Day
Belmont Stakes
Daniel Boone Day
Do-Dah Parade Days
Liam Neeson’s Birthday (1952)
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day
Paul Gaugin’s Birthday (1848)
Pencil Day
Prince’s Birthday (1958)
Turtle Races Day
VCR Day
Write to Your Father Day

June 8th
Barbara Bush’s Birthday (1925)
Best Friends Day
Boz Scagg’s Birthday (1944)
Children’s Sunday
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Birthday (1867)
International Young Eagles Day
Julianna Marguiles’ Birthday (1966)
Multicultural American Child Day
Name Your Poison Day
Race Unity Day
Shoo Fly Day
Upsy Daisy Day
World Ocean Day
Write to Your Father Day

June 9th
Abused Women & Children’s Awareness Day
Cole Porter’s Birthday (1891)
Donald Duck’s Birthday (1934)
Johnny Depp’s Birthday (1963)
Les Paul’s Birthday-Creator of the Electric Guitar (1915)
Michael J. Fox’s Birthday (1961)
Ride the Wind Day
The Wicket World of Croquet Day

June 10th
Alcoholics Anonymous Day
Ball Point Pen Day
Federal Tax Withholding Came into Law (1948)
Frederick Loewe’s Birthday (1901)
Iced Tea Day
Maurice Sendak’s Birthday (1928)
World Pet Memorial Day

June 11th
Corn on the Cob Day
Hugh Laurie’s Birthday (1959)
Jacques Cousteau’s Birthday (1910)
National Hug Holiday
National Nachos Day
Richard Strauss’ Birthday (1864)
Robert Munsch’s Birthday (1945)
Vince Lombardi’s Birthday (1913)

June 12th
Anne Frank’s Birthday (1929)
Career Nurse Assistant’s Day
Crowded Nest Awareness Day
Diary Day
George Bush’s Birthday (1924)
Loving Day
Machine Day
Magic Day
National Jerky Day
National Open Your Window Day
National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
Raggedy Ann & Andy Day
Red Rose Day
World Day Against Child Labor

June 13th
Banana Split Days
Blame Someone Else Day
Croquet Day
Mary Wickes’ Birthday (1916)
Poultry Day
St. Anthony of Padua Feast Day
Sewing Machine Day
William Butler Yeats’ Birthday (1865)
Work At Home Father’s Day

June 14th
Burl Ives’ Birthday (1909)
Caldecott Medal First Awarded (1937)
Dr. Alois Alzheimer’s Birthday (1864)
Dollars Against Diabetes Day
Donald Trump’s Birthday (1946)
Family History Day
Flag Day
International Young Eagles Day
Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Birthday (1811)
Magic Circles Day
Missing Mutts Awareness Day
National Bourbon Day
Pause for a Pledge Day
Pig Callers Day
“Pop Goes the Weasel” Day
Sandpaper Invented by I. Fischer Jr. (1834)
U.S. Army’s Birthday
World Blood Donor Day
World Juggling Day
Worldwide Knit and Crochet in Public Day

June 15th
Bob Wian (Founder of Big Boy’s) Birthday (1914)
Family Awareness Day
Father’s Day
Fly A Kite Day (Ben Franklin’s Kite Experiment in 1752)
Global Wind Day
Helen Hunt’s Birthday (1963)
Husband Caregiver Day
Justice for Janitors Day
Magna Carta Day
National American Citizenship Day
National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers
National Flip Flop Day
National Pet Fire Safety Day
Nature Photography Day
Neil Patrick Harris’ Birthday (1973)
Power of a Smile Day
Spill the Salt Day
U.S. Electricity Day
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Worldwide Day of Giving

June 16th
Bloomsday
Fresh Veggies Day
Joyce Carol Oates Birthday (1938)
Ladies Day
National Fudge Day
National Mortician’s Day
Ride to Work on a Motorcycle Day
Youth Day

June 17th
Barry Manilow’s Birthday (1946)
Bunker Hill Day
Disneyland Opened (1955)
Eat Your Vegetables Day
Family Awareness Day
Igor Stravinsky’s Birthday (1882)
M C Escher’s Birthday (1898)
Mud Pack Day
National Violin Day
Newt Gingrich’s Birthday (1943)
Root Beer Day
Watergate Day
World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought

June 18th
Chris Van Allsburg’s Birthday (1949)
Go Fishing Day
International Panic Day
International Sushi Day
Isabella Rossellini’s Birthday (1952)
National Splurge Day
Paul McCartney’s Birthday (1942)

June 19th
Dump the Pump Day
Garfield the Cat Day
Guy Lomardo’s Birthday (1902)
Juneteenth Day
Lou Gehrig’s Birthday (1903)
Louis Jordan’s Birthday (1919)
Monarch Butterfly Day
Recess at Work Day
World Sauntering Day
World Sickle Cell Day

June 20th
American Bald Eagle Day
Anne & Samantha Day
Chet Atkins’ Birthday (1924)
Errol Flynn’s Birthday (1909)
Ice Cream Soda Day
National Daylight Appreciation Day
National Flip Flop Day
Plain Yogurt Day
Take Your Dog to Work Day
Toad Hollow Day of Thank You
Ugliest Dog Day
World Productivity Day
World Refugee Day

June 21st
Cuckoo Warning Day
Go Skateboarding Day
Jean Paul Sartre’s Birthday (1905)
Martha Washington’s Birthday (1931)
National ASK Day
National Daylight Appreciation Day
Polar Bear Swim Day
Summer Solstice
Vinegar Day
World Handshake Day
World Humanist Day

June 22nd
Anne Morrow Lindbergh’s Birthday (1907)
Bill Blass’ Birthday (1922)
Billy Wilder’s Birthday (1906)
Cyndi Lauper’s Birthday (1953)
G.I. Bill (1944)
Global Smurfs Day
Meryl Streep’s Birthday (1949)
National Chocolate Éclair Day
National Columnist Day
Pledge of Allegiance Recognized (1942)
Stupid Guy Thing Day
Thumb Exercise Day
Todd Rundgren’s Birthday (1948)
US Department of Justice Established

June 23rd
Alfred Kinsey’s Birthday (1894)
America’s Kids Day
Baby Boomers Recognition Day
Bob Fosse’s Birthday (1927)
International Widow’s Day
Johannes Gutenberg’s Birthday-inventor of printing press (1400)
June Carter Cash’s Birthday (1929)
Let it Go Day
National Pink Day
Pink Flamingo Day
Public Service Day
SAT Math Day
Soap Opera Day
Typewriter Patented (1868)

June 24th
Celebration of the Senses Day
International Fairy Day
Museum Come to Life Day
St. Jean Baptiste Day
Swim a Lap Day
U.F.O. Day (First documented UFO sighting)

June 25th
Anthony Bourdain’s Birthday (1956)
Carly Simon’s Birthday (1945)
Color TV Day
Day of the Seafarer
Eric Carle’s Birthday (1929)
Fried Okra Day
George Orwell’s Birthday (1903)
Global Beatles Day
June Lockhart’s Birthday (1925)
LEON Day-LEON is NOEL spelled backwards.
It means six months until Christmas.
National Catfish Day
National Columnists Day
Rose O’Neil’s (Creator of the Kewpie Doll) Birthday (1874)

June 26th
Abner Doubleday’s (inventor of baseball) Birthday (1819)
Beautician’s Day
Bicycle Patented (1819)
Forgiveness Day
Harp Music Day
International Day in Support of Victims of Torture
Jennette McCurdy’s Birthday (1992)
National Canoe Day
National Chocolate Pudding Day
National Handshake Day
Pearl S. Buck’s Birthday (1892)
Rat Catcher’s Day
Toothbrush Invented (1498)

June 27th
Captain Kangaroo’s Bob Keeshan Birthday (1927)
Decide to be Married Day
Drake Bell’s Birthday (1986)
Happy Birthday to You Day
Industrial Workers of the World Day
Melody for Happy Birthday Song written in 1859
Helen Keller’s Birthday (1880)
National Bomb Pop Day
National HIV Testing Day
Paul Bunyan Day
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day
Sunglasses Day
Tobey Maguire’s Birthday (1975)
Vera Wang’s Birthday (1949)

June 28th
Anniversary of the Versailles Treaty (1919)
Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s Birthday (1900)
Gilda Radner’s Birthday (1946)
Great American Backyard Campout
Insurance Awareness Day
Jean Jacques Rousseau’s Birthday (1712)
John Cusack’s Birthday (1966)
King Henry VIII’s Birthday (1491)
Marble Day
Mel Brooks’ Birthday (1926)
Paul Bunyan Day
Richard Roger’s Birthday (1902)

June 29th
America’s Kids Day
Camera Day
Literacy Advocacy Day
Log Cabin Day
Remote Control Invented (1964)
Waffle Iron Day

June 30th
Descendents Day
Johnny Carson Show Debuted in 1955
Leap Second Time Adjustment Day
Meteor Day
National Organization for Women (NOW) Day
Please Take My Children to Work Day
Rupert Graves’ Birthday (1963)
Superman’s Birthday

Happy Stamping!

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