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What was happening in the US June 2021?

Here are the US news events you need to know so far for June 2021: Coronavirus Updates. Capitol Riot Hearing to be Held. Shooting in California..

What National day is June 17th 2021?


What is the third week of June 2021?

Week Numbers for 2021

Week number From Date To Date
Week 24 June 14, 2021 June 20, 2021
Week 25 June 21, 2021 June 27, 2021
Week 26 June 28, 2021 July 4, 2021
Week 27 July 5, 2021 July 11, 2021

Why is it called Juneteenth?

Juneteenth is a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. It is also called Emancipation Day or Juneteenth Independence Day. The name “Juneteenth” references the date of the holiday, combining the words “June” and “nineteenth.”

Do we get Juneteenth off?

When President Joe Biden signed the holiday into federal law June 17, 2021, only a handful of states had Juneteenth holidays with paid time off for state employees: Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, New York, Oregon, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

What day were slaves free?

Then, a large number of people were freed by the Emancipation Proclamation which was issued in January 1863. On June 19 1865, just a few months after the Civil War ended, thousands of enslaved African Americans in Galveston Bay, Texas, finally learned they were free. That day came to be known as Juneteenth.

When was the last enslaved person freed?

Confederate soldiers surrendered in April 1865, but word didn’t reach the last enslaved black people until June 19, when Union soldiers brought the news of freedom to Galveston, Texas.

WHO recognizes Juneteenth?

Some states, such as South Dakota, North Dakota and Hawaii, passed legislation establishing June 19 as a state holiday. Idaho, on the other hand, simply recognizes the federal holiday. Juneteenth is not among the 10 holidays recognized by Idaho code, which match the other 10 federal holidays.

What does the Juneteenth flag look like? (CNN) You might see another red, white and blue flag flying this weekend over state capitols and city buildings. That banner with a bursting star in the middle is the Juneteenth Flag, a symbolic representation of the end of slavery in the United States.

What were the top stories of 2021?

The January 6 insurrection, Biden’s inauguration, Trump’s exit, Facebook’s challenges in DC and the availability of Covid-19 vaccines were some of the top stories of the year. (CNN) The past year packed some of the biggest stories of our lifetimes into just 365 days.

What events will happen in 2021?

If everything goes right, we can dare to look forward to these notable spots in 2021.

  • The Tokyo Olympics.
  • Eurovision Song Contest.
  • NASA’s Perseverance rover lands on Mars.
  • Traveling and large gatherings.
  • Widespread Covid-19 immunity.
  • UEFA Euro Championship.
  • T20 Cricket World Cup.
  • The 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World.

What is the biggest news story in South Carolina 2021?

The number one story of 2021, the COVID-19 vaccine comes to South Carolina. The number two story of 2021, Rep. Rick Martin indicted.

What happened in 2006 in the world?

The headlines in 2006 were marked by death, scandal and politics: 12 die in Sago Mine disaster. Former Enron executives guilty. Death sentence for Saddam Hussein. Iraq insurgent al-Zarqawi killed.

In which states is Juneteenth not a holiday?

By the numbers: All 50 states either commemorate or observe Juneteenth but only 18 observe it as a permanent paid state holiday, those being Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and

What major events happened in September 2021? Here are the world news events you need to know so far for September 2021:

  • Prison Riot in Ecuador.
  • Elections Continue Around the World.
  • Coronavirus Updates (5)
  • Bombing in Somalia.
  • Major Elections Around the World.
  • Shooting at Russian University.
  • Women’s Rights Challenged in Afghanistan.
  • Coronavirus Updates (4)

What is happening in the sky 2021?

Sunday Monday Friday
3 Venus at highest altitude in evening sky Total solar eclipse New Moon
5 The Moon at perihelion 6 December φ-Cassiopeid meteor shower 2021 Conjunction of the Moon and Venus Close approach of the Moon and Venus 10 Asteroid 44 Nysa at opposition Moon at First Quarter

What is the most popular thing in the world right now 2021? As far as worldwide streaming goes, ‘The Witcher’ took the top spot this year with 76,000,000 streams within the first month of release. As far as TV ratings go, so far in America, American Football has been the most-watched sport in 2021.

What are some current events?


  • Victims of Tangshan restaurant attack recovering from injuries, Chinese police say.
  • South Korea launches homegrown Nuri rocket carrying satellites into orbit.
  • Prince William spotlights homelessness on his birthday.
  • Transgender women banned from playing in women’s international rugby league matches.

Whats going on in the world news?

World News

  • Pandemic Surge in Gender Violence Met With ‘Vanishingly Small’ Funds, Says U.N.
  • U.S. Expected to Send $450 Million in Security Aid to Ukraine Officials.
  • Vatican Releases Pope’s Canada Itinerary, a Sign Trip Is On.
  • Officials: US to Send Rocket Systems, Other Aid to Ukraine.

Where can I find current events articles?

10 News Sites to Find Paperless Current Events

  1. OnlineNewspapers. This extensive website offers thousands of newspapers from around the globe and you can search by country and region of the world.
  2. Newspaper Map.
  3. World-Newspapers.
  4. Newseum.
  5. ProPublica.
  6. Huffington Post.
  7. New York Times.
  8. The Daily Beast.

What are current events 2022?

Armed conflicts and attacks

  • Colombian conflict. 2022 Arauca clashes.
  • Syrian civil war. Five soldiers are killed and 20 more are injured during an Islamic State rocket attack on a military transport bus in the Syrian Desert. (
  • Spillover of the Somali Civil War.
  • Yemeni Civil War.

What is special about June 4th?

International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression.

What is celebrated June 4th?

National Cheese Day. National Cognac Day. National Family Recreation Day – June 4, 2022 (First Saturday in June)

What month is August number?

Months of the Year

month short form
6 June Jun.
7 July Jul.
8 August Aug.
9 September Sep.

What can I say instead of Happy Juneteenth? Just say ‘Happy Juneteenth! ‘ The easiest way to wish someone a Happy Juneteenth is by messaging them and wishing them a fulfilled day. Similar to Black History Month, and other important anniversaries to Black Americans, it is important to acknowledge it as an American holiday, even if you do not celebrate it.

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