Holidays and Festivals

Independence Day (Venezuela), 1811.
Independence Day (Algeria), 1962
Independence Day (Cape Verde), 1975
Constitution Day (Armenia), 1995
Tynwald Day (Isle of Man) * (see below)
Saints Cyril and Methodius Day (Czech Republic, Slovakia)

Bloody Thursday Anniversary (International Longshore and Warehouse Union)
Work-a-holics Day
X-Day (Church of the SubGenius) 
Feast of Saint Antonio Maria Zaccaria, priest (d. 1539)
Feast of Saint Nicomedes, martyr
Feast of Saint Peter of Luxemburg, bishop of Metz, cardinal, confessor
Feast of Saint Wendelin, confessor
Feast of Saint Catherine, virgin, martyr (Translation) Regensburg
Feast of Saint Zoe of Rome, martyr 

* Tynwald Day - Isle of Man (if July 5 is on a weekend, the holiday is the following Monday)  

Fête de la Groseille   Translation:  Redcurrant Day (French Republican) The 17th day of the Month of Messidor in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day 

"Here’s to love.
It doesn’t make the world go ’round,
It’s what makes the ride worthwhile."

- Franklin P. Jones

Drink of The Day


2 Partsd Tequilla
1 Part Triple Sec
1 Part Sweet and Sour Mix
Garnish with a Lime

Variation : salt the rim of the glass.
Variation : mix with ice or frozen in a blender
- In Honor of Francisco "Pancho" Morales (B: 7/4/1942), who supposedly invented the Margarita (though its widely debated)  

Wine of The Day

Ampelos Cellars (2007) "Lambda"
Style - Pinot Noir
Santa Rita Hills

Beer of The Day

 - Western Hemisphere -
Firestone Extra Pale Ale
Brewer - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.  Paso Robles, CA 
Style - Session Beer

- Eastern Hemisphere -
Seven Imperial Stout Niepoort Barrel
Brewer - Nørrebro Bryghus, Copenhagen N., Denmark
Style - American-Style Imperial Stout

Joke of The Day

SYMPTOM: Beer unusually pale and tasteless.
FAULT: Glass empty.
ACTION: Get someone to buy you another beer.

SYMPTOM: Feet cold and wet.
FAULT: Glass being held at incorrect angle.
ACTION: Rotate glass so that open end points toward ceiling.

SYMPTOM: Feet warm and wet.
FAULT: Improper bladder control.
ACTION: Stand next to nearest dog, complain about house training.

SYMPTOM: Beer tasteless, front of your shirt is wet.
FAULT: Mouth not open, or glass applied to wrong part of face.
ACTION: Retire to restroom, practice in mirror.

SYMPTOM: Your singing sounds distorted.
FAULT: The beer is too weak.
ACTION: Have more beer until your voice improves.

SYMPTOM: Opposite wall covered with fluorescent lights.
FAULT: You have fallen over backward.
ACTION: Have yourself leashed to bar.

SYMPTOM: Mouth contains cigarette butts.
FAULT: You have fallen forward.
ACTION: See above.

SYMPTOM: Floor blurred.
FAULT: You are looking through bottom of empty glass.
ACTION: Get someone to buy you another beer.

SYMPTOM: Everyone looks up to you and smiles.
FAULT: You are dancing on the table.
ACTION: Fall on somebody cushy-looking.

SYMPTOM: Don't remember the words to the song.
FAULT: Beer is just right.
ACTION: Play air guitar.

SYMPTOM: Beer is crystal-clear.
FAULT: It's water. Somebody is trying to sober you up.
ACTION: Punch him.

SYMPTOM: Hands hurt, nose hurts, mind unusually clear.
FAULT: You have been in a fight.
ACTION: Apologize to everyone you see, just in case it was them.

SYMPTOM: Don't recognize anyone, don't recognize the room you're in.
FAULT: You've wandered into the wrong party.
ACTION: See if they have free beer.

SYMPTOM: Room seems unusually dark.
FAULT: Bar has closed.
ACTION: Confirm home address with bartender.

SYMPTOM: Floor moving.
FAULT: You are being carried out.
ACTION: Find out if you are being taken to another bar.

SYMPTOM: Taxi suddenly takes on colorful aspect and textures.
FAULT: Beer consumption has exceeded personal limitations.
ACTION: Cover mouth.

Quote of The Day

"One should also always try to look impatient and annoyed to give your bosses the impression that you are always busy."
- George Costanza (Looking Impatient and Annoyed) on the TV show seinfeld (originally aired on NBC from July 5th 1989, to May 14th 1998).

Whiskey of The Day

Booker's True Barrel Bourbon
Distiller:  Jim Beam Distillery  (Clermont, KY)
Age:  6-8 years
ABV:  63%  (126 proof)
Price:  $55 (750ml)

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

Beans and Bacon Days, July 4th through July 7th
Freedom Week, July 4th through July 10th
International Chicken Wing Week a.k.a. Great International Chicken Wing Society's CHICKEN WING COOK-OFF, First Weekend in July 

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Born on July 5th


Died on July 5th


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