Medic’s Day and Father’s Day – what other significant dates and important events in the history of Ukraine and the world are celebrated on June 19.

June 19: what holiday is today

June 19: what holiday is today / Photo: Unsplash

What is the national and Orthodox holiday for Ukrainians on June 19, 2022? Who celebrates their birthdays? In addition, we talk about international, national and public holidaysimportant events that have occurred in history, as well as the main signs of this day.

What day is today, June 19

  • Medical Worker’s Day
    – in many countries on the third Sunday of June, the professional holiday is celebrated as the Day of the Medic.
  • International Father’s Day
    – The third Sunday in June is also the feast of all the popes in the world.
  • International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict
    – held annually under the auspices of the UN, since 2015.
  • World Children’s Football Day
    – proclaimed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) and is dedicated to the youngest fans of this sport.
  • World Sauntering Day
    – was founded in 1979 as an alternative to jogging so that people can slowly appreciate the beauty of the world around them.
  • Farmer’s Day in Ukraine – the holiday was established in 2020 in honor of farm workers.

Birthdays June 19

Angel Day is celebrated today by: George, Efim, Hilarion, Jonah, Susanna, Thekla.

What is the church holiday today

Seven-shot icon of the Mother of God

Seven-shot icon of the Mother of God / Photo: Pinterest

On June 19, the Orthodox Church celebrates the 1st Sunday after Pentecost. All Saints. The memory of the Monk Bessarion, the wonderworker of Egypt, the Monk Hilarion the New, the Martyr Virgins Archelaia, Thekli and Susanna are honored. Conspiracies on Petrov post. Celebration of the icon of the Mother of God “Softening evil hearts” (Seven-shooter) and “Indestructible Wall”.

Folk holiday

On June 19, Larion Propolnik was revered among the people. As the name implies, on this day people were engaged in weeding in the field and in the garden.

Signs for June 19

  • if the weather is clear and warm on Larion, a large grain will be born.
  • if weeds are not weeded in time, they will clog all the crops.
  • Larion’s day falls on a full moon – it is useless to fight weeds.

Interesting and important events in Ukraine and the world on June 19

  • 240 BC e. – The Greek scientist Eratosthenes of Cyrene for the first time in the world calculated the length of the Earth’s meridian.
  • 1910 – Father’s Day was celebrated for the first time in America.
  • 1925 – the world’s first exhibition on the study of world spaces opened in Kyiv.

Who was born on June 19

  • 1623 – Blaise Pascal, French scientist, inventor, mathematician, physicist.
  • 1928 – Yevgeny Sherstobitov, Ukrainian director, screenwriter, writer.
  • 1972 – Jean Dujardin, French actor

We have previously published lunar calendar for june 2022: favorable and dangerous days. Also you can look Orthodox calendar for June 2022to find out what church holidays and fasts are celebrated.