All About July 1st
Trivia, Holidays and Horoscope
July 1st Holidays
- American Zoo Day
- Canada Day
- Devotion to Duty Day
- Early Bird Day
- International Joke Day
- International Chicken Wing Day
- National Financial Freedom Day
- National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day
- National Gingersnap Day
- National Postal Workers Day
- National Television Heritage Day
- Second Half of the New Year Day
- U.S. Postage Stamp Day
- Zip Code Day
July 1st Horoscope
Time period: June 21 – July
Ruling planet: Moon
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.
- 1945 – Debbie Harry, American singer, songwriter, model and actress, known as the lead singer of the new wave band Blondie was born in Miami, FL.
- 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.
July Monthly Observances
- Bereaved Parents Month
- Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month
- Family Reunion Month
- Family Golf Month
- Freedom From Fear of Speaking Month
- Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
- Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month
- International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
- International Group B Strep Awareness Month
- International Women with Alopecia Month
- International Zine Month
- National Anti-Boredom Month
- National Wheelchair Beautification Month
- National Black Family Month
- National Blueberry Month
- National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
- National Child-Centered Divorce Month
- National “Doghouse Repairs” Month
- National Grilling Month
- National Horseradish Month
- National Hot Dog Month
- National Ice Cream Month
- National Make A Difference to Children Month
- National Recreation & Parks Month
- National Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month
- Sandwich Generation Month
- Smart Irrigation Month
- Unlucky Month for weddings
- National Picnic Month
- Social Wellness Month Tour de France Month