June 2nd is known as Rotisserie Chicken Day and Rocky Road Day.
Welcome to day 153 of 365! We’re still 211 days away from celebrating the new year, but we’ve gotta look forward to something right?
One of the greatest discoveries in biology was found on this day but there were so many other interesting historical events that all fall on June 2nd. Be sure to check them out.
Did you know that on this day in 1933, the White House opened its first indoor swimming pool? It was built for Franklin D. Roosevelt’s to swim in as it helped with his polio.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about June 2nd in history!
What memorable events happened on June 2 in history? Keep reading to find out!
Her Majesty The Queen became the first British Monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee.
Queen Elizabeth II was officially crowned on June 2, 1953, at age 27. They celebrated this unprecedented event with events and initiatives throughout the year and a four-day UK bank holiday.
One hundred volunteers in Bhutan set a new Guinness World Record when they planted 49,672 trees in one hour.
The volunteers had gathered in the nation’s capital, Thimphu, to celebrate their king’s birthday. The initiative itself was organized by the Bhutan Eco-Green Initiative Network (BEGIN), which works with Bhutan’s Ministry of Agriculture & Forests to encourage green initiatives. More than 75% of Bhutan is forested, largely thanks to its constitution which states that more than 60% of the nation must be forested for all time.
Chile and Italy played one of the most violent soccer games in history.
The game, a mere group-stage game in the FIFA World Cup, was so violent that it is known today as The Battle of Santiago. Two players were sent off the field after numerous brawls broke up, with the police having to intervene four times. The match’s referee later went on to invent yellow and red cards.
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Below are the most famous quotes people have said or written on June 2nd throughout history.
The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
National Rotisserie Chicken Day
You must be cluckin’ mad not to love chicken, and if you do, then this day is just for you! Today is National Rotisserie Chicken Day, so be sure to take part today by slow roasting an entire chicken to really lock in those delicious flavors.
National Rocky Road Day
Today we honor rocky road, an irresistible combination of nuts, chocolate, and marshmallows that’s so delicious it deserves its own holiday. Celebrating this mouth-watering holiday can be as simple as buying some rocky road ice cream or as complex as making your own; it’s up to you!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
It costs almost $290,000 per year in fees to run a hot dog cart near the Central Park Zoo in New York City. This does not include cart incurred costs.
Birthday & Zodiac
People who were born on this day share the Gemini zodiac sign.
The Gemini is alarmingly adaptable to a wide range of social situations. Whenever there is a Gemini in the room, they will be very confident with everyone around them.
All those born in June have the Alexandrite birthstone. Wearing June’s birthstone in the daytime is believed to bring good luck and fortune. But wearing alexandrite at night is believed to enhance love and feelings of the heart.
People born on June 2 were likely conceived the previous year on September 9.
Babies conceived on this day will likely be born around February 23rd, 2024.