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June 21st is a day that marks several occasions celebrated with zest across the globe. This day brings a medley of holidays that touch on wellness, personal expression, cultural arts, wildlife conservation, and more.

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Interesting Facts of June 21st

  1. 1. June 21st is often recognized as the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere, making it the longest day of the year in terms of daylight. Conversely, it's the winter solstice in the southern hemisphere, marking the shortest day of the year there.
  2. 2. In astrology, June 21st can either be the last day of Gemini or the first day of Cancer, depending on the year and time of the solstice.
  3. 3. New Hampshire became the ninth state to ratify the United States Constitution on June 21st, 1788, officially meeting the requirement to put the Constitution into effect.
  4. 4. The famous ancient monument Stonehenge in England is associated with the June Solstice. Each year, thousands gather at Stonehenge to watch the sunrise on this date, as the sun aligns with the Heel Stone, the Slaughter Stone, and the Altar Stone.