Holidays Calendar for June 11, 2016

Queen's Official Birthday in Tuvalu

Tuvalu is a small Polynesian island country. It is one of the Commonwealth realms – members of the Commonwealth of Nations that have Queen Elizabeth II as the reigning constitutional monarch. Like some other realms, Tuvalu celebrates the Queen’s Official Birthday. Here it is observed on the second Saturday in June.

Queen's Official Birthday in the United Kingdom

The Queen’s Official Birthday is celebrated in most Commonwealth countries. In the United Kingdom, the sovereign’s birthday is officially celebrated on the first, second, or third Saturday in June, although Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21. Other Commonwealth realms may celebrated it on other days.

Brazilian Navy Commemoration Day

Brazilian Navy Commemoration Day(Data Magna da Marinha do Brasil) is observed on June 11. It marks the anniversary of the Battle of the Riachuelo that was fought on June 11, 1865. The battle was a key point in the Paraguayan War.

Kamehameha Day in Hawaii

June 11 is Kamehameha Day in Hawaii. This day honors King Kamehameha the Great, the monarch, who established the Kingdom of Hawaii.

Birthday of Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark

Birthdays of the members of the royal family are not public holidays in Denmark, but they are still considered important days in the country’s calendar. On June 11, Denmark celebrates the birthday of Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark.

William Davis Miners' Memorial Day

June 11 is annual William Davis Miners’ Memorial Day, that is also known as Miners’ Memorial Day or Davis Day. The memorial day is observed annually by coal mining communities and people who recognized miners killed in the shafts in the Canadian province Nova Scotia.

National German Chocolate Cake Day

All chocolate lovers today have one more reason to indulge in their favorite treats. June 11 is National German Chocolate Cake Day!

World Wide Knit in Public Day

On the second Saturday in June, knitting enthusiasts can get together and enjoy each other’s company, as it is World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKIP Day). The first knit in public event was organized in 2005 by Danielle Landes.


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