TODAY June 22 – Sunni’s History Notes

Holidays and observances Onion Rings Day Chocolate Éclair Day Anti-Fascist Struggle Day (Croatia) Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Great Patriotic War (Belarus) Teachers’ Day (El Salvador)   217 BC – Battle of Raphia: Ptolemy IV Philopator of Egypt defeats Antiochus III the Great of the Seleucid kingdom.… Continue reading

TODAY June 21 – Sunni’s History Notes

Holidays and observances Day of the Martyrs (Togo) Father’s Day (Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria, and Uganda) Go Skateboarding Day National Aboriginal Day (Canada) Solstice-related observances (also see June 20): Day of Private Reflection National Day (Greenland) We Tripantu, a winter solstice festival in the southern hemisphere. (Mapuche in southern Chile)… Continue reading

TODAY June 20 – Sunni’s History Notes

Holidays and observances       Day of the National Flag (Argentina) Earliest date for the summer solstice in the Northern hemisphere and the winter solstice in the Southern hemisphere, and its related observance: Earliest day on which Day of the Finnish Flag can fall, while June 26 is the… Continue reading

TODAY June 19 – Sunni’s History Notes

Holidays and observances Day of the Independent Hungary (Hungary) Feast of Forest (Palawan) Juneteenth (United States, especially African Americans) Labour Day (Trinidad and Tobago) Laguna Day (Laguna) Never Again Day (Uruguay) Surigao del Norte Day (Surigao del Norte) Surigao del Sur Day (Surigao del Sur) World Sickle Cell Day (International)… Continue reading

TODAY June 18 – Sunni’s History Notes

Holidays and observances Autistic Pride Day (International) Evacuation Day (Egypt) Foundation Day (Benguet) National Day (Seychelles) Waterloo Day (United Kingdom)   618 – Li Yuan becomes Emperor Gaozu of Tang, initiating three centuries of Tang Dynasty rule over China. 1178 – Five Canterbury monks see what is possibly the Giordano… Continue reading