Holidays and Festivals

Canada Day, formerly Dominion Day (Canada)
Independence Day (Burundi)
Republic Day (Ghana)
Independence Day (Rwanda)
Republic Day (Somalia)
National Day (British Virgin Islands)

Emancipation Day (Netherlands Antilles,Suriname)
Madeira Day  (Madeira)
Memorial Day (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Tartan Day (Australia, New Zealand)
Sir Seretse Khama Day (Botswana)
July Morning tradition (Bulgaria)
Moving Day  (Quebec)
Hong Kong SAR Establishment Day (Hong Kong)
Feast of Aaron, brother of Moses (Roman Catholic Church)
Feast of Blessed Junípero Serra, Spanish Franciscian friar (Roman Catholic Church)
Feast of Saint Calais, abbot of Ancille
Feast of Saint Gaius, pope, martyr
Feast of Saint John the Baptist's Octave
Feast of Saints Julius and Aaron
, martyrs
Feast of Saint Leontius, bishop of Autun, confessor
Feast of Saint Oliver Plunkett, martyr
Feast of Saint Rumbold, Rumold, or Rombout, bishop, martyr
Feast of Saint Servanus, bishop, confessor
Feast of Saint Theobald, priest, confessor
* Roskilde Festival Roskilde, Denmark, Europe July 1 – 4 (1of4) (2010)  

Fête de la Girofle   Translation:  Clove Day (French Republican) The 13th day of the Month of Messidor in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"May the winds of fortune sail you,
May you sail a gentle sea.
May it always be the other guy
who says, 'this drink’s on me.'"
- Traditional

Drink of The Day

 Alien Cumshot

1.5 oz. creme de menthe
.5 oz Bailey's Irish Cream
Pour 1.5 oz. Creme de Menthe into tall shot glass. Add Baileys slowly without mixing. It will sink and float like a lava lamp.

 - In Rememberence of Roswell Army Air Field Announcing the Discovery of Crashed Flying Disc (7/1/1947)

Wine of The Day

Du Von (2008) Shiraz
Style - Shiraz

Beer of The Day

Sleeman Lager 
Brewer - Sleeman Brewery, Canada
Style - Blond
- In celebration of Canada Day (July 1st) 

Joke of The Day

 How many Canadians does it take to screw in a light bulb?
One to hold the bulb and four to drink until the room spins.
- In Celebration of Canada Day

Quote of The Day

“Summer break. Where you drink triple, see double, and act single.”
- Unknown

Whisky of The Day

Wiser's Legacy Canadian Whisky
- In Celebration of Canada Day

July Observances 

Air-Conditioning Appreciation Days (7/3 to 8/15)
Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
National Bikini Month
Bioterrorism/Disaster Education and Awareness Month
Cell Phone Courtesy Month
Dog Days (7/3 to 8/11)
Doghouse Repairs" Month, Natl
Eggplant and Lettuce Month
Eye Injury Prevention Month
Family Golf Month
Family Reunion Month
Freedom From Fear of Speaking Month
Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month
Home Inspector Appreciation Month, Natl
International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
International Group B Strep Awareness Month
International Women with Alopecia Month
International Zine Month
Learn Arabic Month
Mango and Melon Month
National "Doghouse Repairs" Month
National Anti-Boredom Month
National Black Family Month
National Blueberries Month
National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
National Child-Centered Divorce Month
National Culinary Arts Month
National Grilling Month
National Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness Month
National Horseradish Month
National Hot Dog Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Independent Retailers Month
National Make A Difference to Children Month
National Recreation and Parks Month
National Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month
National Vehicle Theft Protection Month
National Wheelchair Beautification Month
Nectarine and Garlic Month
Purposeful Parenting Month
Roots and Branches Month
Sandwich Generation Month
Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month Link
Skyscraper Month
Smart Irrigation Month
Social Wellness Month
Tour de France Month (Started 6/30 - 7/19)
UV Safety Month
Unlucky Month for weddings
Women's Motorcycle Month
Worldwide Bereaved Parents Month

Observances this Week

National Education Association Week, First Week in July
National Unassisted Homebirth Week, First Week in July 

Historical Events on July 1st


Born on July 1st


Died on July 1st


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