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June has the longest daylight hours in the Northern Hemisphere. In parts of Scandinavia (like Norway, pictured here), the sun can shine for more than 18 hours a day, National Geographic says. The summer solstice is June 20 or 21. (WTOPAlicia Lozano)
June has the longest daylight hours in the Northern Hemisphere. In parts of Scandinavia (like Norway, pictured here), the sun can shine for more than 18 hours a day, National Geographic says. The summer solstice is June 20 or 21. (WTOP/Alicia Lozano)
June is named for the Roman goddess of marriage, Juno, and was the fourth month of year in the Roman calendar. It was pushed back to the sixth month when the Gregorian calendar was adopted.
June is named for the Roman goddess of marriage, Juno, and was the fourth month of year in the Roman calendar. It was pushed back to the sixth month when the Gregorian calendar was adopted.
Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity in June 1752.
Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity in June 1752.
June 1 marks the start of Atlantic hurricane season. Prepare accordingly. (AP Images)
June 1 marks the start of Atlantic hurricane season. Prepare accordingly. (AP Images)
Marilyn Monroe was born June 1, 1926. (AP Images)
Marilyn Monroe was born June 1, 1926. (AP Images)
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June is Candy Month. Need we say more (AP Images)
June is Candy Month. Need we say more? (AP Images)
The very first baseball game was played on June 19, 1845 in Hoboken, New Jersey at Elysian Fields. The New York Base Ball Club defeated the Knickerbockers 23 to 1.
The very first baseball game was played on June 19, 1845 in Hoboken, New Jersey at Elysian Fields. The New York Base Ball Club defeated the Knickerbockers 23 to 1.
The War of Independence started in June 1775 with the battle of Bunker Hill, outside of Boston. (AP Images)
The War of Independence started in June 1775 with the battle of Bunker Hill, outside of Boston. (AP Images)
Everyone knows Fathers Day is in June, but did you know there are an estimated 214,000 stay-at-home dads, according to the U.S. CensusAlso, there are about two million single fathers. Seventeen percent of single parents were men in 2013.
Everyone knows Father's Day is in June, but did you know there are an estimated 214,000 stay-at-home dads, according to the U.S. Census/Also, there are about two million single fathers. Seventeen percent of single parents were men in 2013.
Flag Day is June 14. The holiday was declared in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson. It marks the day in 1777 that Congress passed a resolution stating that the flag of the United States be 13 stripes, alternate red and white and that the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation, according to the History Channel.
Flag Day is June 14. The holiday was declared in 1916 by President Woodrow Wilson. It marks the day in 1777 that Congress passed a resolution stating that "the flag of the United States be 13 stripes, alternate red and white" and that "the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation," according to the History Channel.
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The infamous car chase between former NFL star OJ Simpson and Los Angeles police occurred June 17, 1994.
The infamous car chase between former NFL star OJ Simpson and Los Angeles police occurred June 17, 1994.
November Snowstorm

November Snowstorm

A ferocious storm in upstate N.Y. and freezing temps across the country.
Cute and Crazy Animals

Cute and Crazy Animals

Funny animal videos, including Squeaky the sneaky dog.
Veterans Day 2014

Veterans Day 2014

See images from around the country as Americans mark this Veterans Day.
20 Slow Cooker Recipes

20 Slow Cooker Recipes

It's cold out there. Keep warm with these comforting slow cooker meals.
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