According to the Gregorian calendar, July is the seventh month of the year. This calendar is internationally recognized and is also known as the Western or Christian calendar. The Gregorian calendar is a sun-based calendar. The ordinary year has 365 days, divided into twelve months of irregular length.
National and International Days in July 2023
Check Out here, List of National and International Important Days In July 2023.
July 1 – Canada Day
Canada Day is a national holiday celebrated annually on July 1. It celebrates the anniversary of Canadian Confederation, which took place in 1867.
Canada Day is a federal statutory holiday, as well as a day off for the public. The date was chosen by Queen Victoria’s daughter, Princess Louise, and is observed only in Canada.
July 4 – Independence Day (United States)
4th of July celebrations in the United States – also known as the “Fourth of July” – mark a momentous moment in American history: the day the United States officially adopted the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 as their own nation. It previously included 13 colonies established by Great Britain.
6 July – World Zoonoses Day
World Zoonoses Day is held every year on July 6. This is to commemorate the scientific progress of the first vaccination against zoonotic diseases. Zoonotic diseases are infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses and parasites that spread between animals and humans.
7 July – World Forgiveness Day
World Forgiveness Day is a day to forgive and be forgiven for the mistakes that were made in the past.
7 July – World Chocolate Day
The 7th of July is the day of World Chocolate Day. This day celebrates the chocolate and its tradition, as well as the importance it has for many cultures.
Below are some ideas on how to celebrate this day:
- Make a dessert with chocolate in it (chocolate cake, chocolate cookies, etc.)
- Share some chocolates with friends and family
11 July – World Population Day
World Population Day is celebrated on July 11 each year to raise awareness of the impact of growing populations and issues such as gender equality, the importance of family planning, poverty, maternal health, and human rights.
12 July – National Simplicity Day
National Simplicity Day is celebrated on July 12 every year to commemorate the life, work and philosophy of poet, writer and leading transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau was born on July 12, 1817. He advocated a simple life and wrote many books on this subject.
12 July – Paper Bag Day
Paper Bag Day is celebrated on July 12th every year around the world. The purpose is to let people know that the use of paper bags can help combat climate change and environmental pollution.
July 12 – MALALA DAY
Every year on July 12th, the world celebrates Malala Yousafzai’s birthday. At the age of 17, Malala became the youngest ever recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. This day also respects the rights of children and women.
July 13 – National French Fry Day
July 13th is National French Fries Day, which aims to recognize the most popular fast food in the world and the opportunity to taste different varieties of French fries.
14 July – Bastille Day or French National Day
Bastille Day is a national holiday in France. It celebrates the actions of a group of French who are tired of the king’s rule. They rushed into prison to obtain weapons and release prisoners. It marked the beginning of the French Revolution.
July 17 – International Justice Day
The International Day of Justice commemorates the historic adoption of the Rome Statute on July 17, 1998, marking the importance of continuing to combat impunity and to provide justice for the victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.
20 July – International Chess Day
The International Chess Day is celebrated on July 20 every year as the founding day of the FIDE (World Chess Federation).
July 21 – National Lamington Day (Australia)
Every year on July 21st, National Lamington Day celebrates Australia’s most famous culinary icon, Australia Lamington. This day also encourages people to eat a lamington while promoting this delicious cake.
July 28 – World Nature Conservation Day
World Nature Conservation Day is celebrated all over the world on July 28 every year to raise awareness of protecting natural resources and make people understand the importance of protecting nature.
30 July – International Friendship Day
The United Nations General Assembly announced the International Day of Friendship in 2011, with the idea that friendship among people, nations, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.