Everybody seems to love the month of June- the month that officially marks the first day of summer. But what else does June have to offer? Well, in case you’re ever short trivia questions, here are some fun facts about the 6th month of the year…
1. Did you know it is Candy Month… Go ahead and satisfy your sweet tooth, you’re supposed to!
2. Also, the polar opposite, it is also the Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month
3. Aside from that, June is National Turkey Lover’s Month. Americans consume more than 353 million pounds of turkey during National Turkey Lovers’ Month.
4. Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jean Baker Mortenson) was born June 1st, 1926.
5. On June 19, 1997, Cats became the longest running show in the history of Broadway.
6. The American War of Independence began in June of 1775, with the battle of Bunker Hill outside of Boston.
7. The very first baseball game was played on June 19,1845, across the Hudson River in Hoboken, New York.
8. June 1st also marks the start of Atlantic Hurricane Season, be careful!
9. And of course, we can’t forget the holidays in June- Flag day is the 14th, Father’s Day is the 19th, and the first day of summer is June 21st!