* Blooms Day

* Ford Motor Comapany Incorporated

* Fresh Veggies Day

* International Day of Family Remittances

* World Sea Turtle Day

* National Fudge Day

*Arborist Appreciation Day

 1624 - Virginia becomes an English crown colony following the bankruptcy of the London Company

1745 - British fleet occupies Cape Breton on St Lawrence River

1746 - Battle at Piacenza: Austria & Sardinia beat Spanish and French army

1755 - British capture strategic Fort Beauséjour, eastern Canada, expelling the Acadians and renaming it Fort Cumberland

1774 - Formation of Harrodsburg, Kentucky

1784 - Holland forbids the wearing of orange clothes

1794 - 1st stone laid at biggest Dutch grain windmill De Walvisch in Schiedam

1815 - Battle at Quatre-Bras: Duke of Wellington's English forces engage the French in a preliminary battle two days before the Battle of Waterloo

1822 - Denmark Vesey (aka Telemaque) Black American carpenter accused of planning a slave rebellion in South Carolina; tried and convicted, later executed by hanging

1823 - Dutch King Willem I opens shipyard at Rotterdam-Antwerp