June 5th is the 156th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy is mortally wounded, Ayatollah Khomeini is arrested after a state of siege is proclaimed in Iran, and AIDS Epidemic officially begins when US Centers for Disease Control reports on pneumonia affecting five homosexual men in Los Angeles. Famous birthdays include Mark Wahlberg, Kenny G, Rick Riordan, Suze Orman, Mike Zimmer, and Pancho Villa. Today is National Moonshine Day and World Environment Day.
We have 23 holidays listed for June 5.
World Environment Day
World Environment Day is both a global celebration and a platform for public outreach.
Hot Air Balloon Day
Get ready to float above the Earth and admire the view from greater heights.
International Day for the Fight against Illegal Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
It’s time to pull up your sleeves and join the fight against illegal fishing.
International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing
This day also attempts to promote local biodiversity as well as food security.
Join in the celebration of Jerusalem Day today right here with us at National Today.
June Bank Holiday
Summer is in the air and you have a full day to celebrate this national holiday.
Khordad National Uprising in Iran
Learn about the events that led to the birth of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
National Gingerbread Day
Share in the gingerbread love with our fun recipes and tips to celebrate.
National Jenny Day
The name is just perfect, short, to the point, with a lot of personal warmth.
National Joyce Day
Everyone with the name Joyce — get on social media and celebrate your name!
National Lincoln Loud Day
Happy National Lincoln Loud Day! Don't miss the big celebration this holiday.
National Veggie Burger Day
This day celebrates the veggie burger and its positive impact on the environment.
Orthodox Pentecost Monday
Today is the day to prepare a lavish feast to honor the Holy Spirit.
President's Day in Equatorial Guinea
Let’s take a trip to Guinea and greet the president this President’s Day!
Sausage Roll Day
From a mixture of chopped meat and seasoning, stuffed in delicious casings, comes flavorful sausage rolls.
Thank You Day
It’s a day of gratitude and appreciation for the unsung heroes in our communities.
The Yang di-Pertuan Agong's Birthday
Dive into the history of Malaysian royalty, the only one of its kind in the world.
Western Australia Day
Originally called "Foundation Day," it has since been renamed to include all Western Australians.
Pancho Villa’s Birthday
Pancho Villa started out as a bandit, occasionally stealing cattle but later became a war hero.