Saturday, June 1 was officially the first day of winter. June used to be the fourth month in the year. Before Julius Caesar came to power, the calendar year only had 10 months. In 46BC he created the Julian calendar by adding two more months to the year, which made June the sixth month. Other trivia about June is that no other month in the year begins on the same day of the week as June. June also has both the longest and shortest days of the year, depending on where you’re standing … if you live in the northern hemisphere, then June 21 is the longest day of the year and if you live in the southern hemisphere, then June 21 is the shortest day of the year. If you’re a big fan of tennis, then June is a good month for you. The internationally renowned English tennis tournament Wimbledon runs through the month of June. The oldest Grand Slam competition is Wimbledon. It was established in 1877, and the US Open followed in 1881. Every year, millions of viewers tune in the watch it.

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