June 4, 2021

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

On August 19, 1982, at its emergency special session on the question of Palestine, the General Assembly, 'appalled at the great number of innocent Palestinian and Lebanese children victims of Israel's acts of aggression", decided to commemorate June 4 of each year as the International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression. The purpose of the day is to acknowledge the pain suffered by children throughout the world who are the victims of physical, mental and emotional abuse.

National Cheese Day

Cheese is derived from milk that is produced in a wide range of flavors, textures, and forms by coagulation of the milk protein casein.

National Cognac Day

Cognac is a variety of brandy named after the town of Cognac, France.

National Old Maids Day

Old Maid is a pejorative term that refers to an older, childless woman who has never been married.

National Doughnut Day

National Doughnut (Donut) Day, celebrated in the United States, is on the first Friday of June of each year. It succeeded the Doughnut Day event created by The Salvation Army in Chicago in 1938 to honor those of their members who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. The holiday celebrates the doughnut, an edible, ring-shaped piece of dough which is deep-fried and sweetened.