Swim a Lap Day
International Fairy Day
Canada – St. Jean Baptiste Day
Lithuania – Day of Dew
Peru – Farmer Day and Inti Raymi Day
Venezuela – Carabobo Battle
On This Day in INTERNATIONAL HISTORY:
- 1314 – Robert the Bruce led Scottish forces to victory over Edward II at Bannockburn.
- 1717 – The Freemasons were founded in London.
- 1844 – Charles Goodyear was granted U.S. patent for vulcanized rubber.
- 1901 –1st exhibition by Pablo Picasso, aged 19, opens in Paris
- 2010 – Julia Gillard becomes Australia’s first female Prime Minister