All About July 1st

All About July 1st

Trivia, Holidays and Horoscope

July 1st Holidays

July 1st Horoscope

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Time period: June 21 – July
Element: Water
Ruling planet: Moon
Symbol: Crab
Birthstones: Moonstone, Emerald, Ruby, Pearl
Lucky Numbers: 2, 3, 15, 20
Personality Traits: Loyal, creative, imaginative, manipulative.
Famous Cancers: Selena Gomez, Elon Musk, Princess Diana, Tom Cruise, Sylvester Stallone, Vin Diesel, Robin Williams, Tom Hanks, George Michael, Nikola Tesla, Malala Yousafzai,

July 1st Trivia

  • 1862 – The Russian State Library is founded as the Library of the Moscow Public Museum.
  • 1863 – Keti Koti (Emancipation Day) in Suriname, marking the abolition of slavery by the Netherlands.
  • 1863 – American Civil War: The Battle of Gettysburg begins.
  • 1878 – Canada joined the Universal Postal Union.
  • 1903 – first Tour de France bicycle race.
  • 1908 – SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.
  • 1931 – Wiley Post and Harold Gatty become the first people to circumnavigate the globe in a fixed-wing aircraft.
  • 1963 – ZIP codes are introduced for United States mail.
  • 1966 – The first color television transmission in Canada takes place from Toronto.
  • 1976 – Portugal grants autonomy to Madeira.
  • 1979 – Sony introduces the Walkman.
  • 1980 – “O Canada” officially becomes the national anthem of Canada.
  • 1984 – The PG-13 rating is introduced by the MPAA.
  • 2007 – Smoking in England is banned in all public indoor spaces.
  • 2016 – President Barack Obama signs the PROMESA bill, which will establish a federally appointed control board with sweeping powers to run Puerto Rico’s economy.

Thank you to our sources for info and graphics Checkiday, Wiki and Pixabay.

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