July is a National Anti-boredom Month in U.S.A.
because it is a great fun-filled month for holidays.
In addition, July is also National Blueberry Month,
National Cellphone Courtesy Month, National Hot Dog Month,
National Ice Cream Month and National Unlucky Month for Weddings.
1)National Doctors’ Day (w.e.f.1991 ).
Birthday of Bidhan Chandra Roy, a legendary doctor
is celebrated as ”Doctors’ Day.”Dr. B.C.Roy became
the second chief minister of West Bengal in 1948 and
held that position till his death on July 1st, 1962. He
used to treat patients in his home even while he was
chief minister. The nation honoured him with ”Bharata
Ratna” award on February 4, 1961. He gifted his house
for running as a nursing home.He was born on July 1st, 1882.
He was the founder of ”Indian Medical Association” (1928).
2)Daughters’ Day is celebrated in memory of Kalpana Chawla,
an Indian American astronaut of NASA, who was killed on February
1st, 2003, when space shuttle exploded over Texas. She was born on
July 1st, 1961 in Karnal (Haryana), India.
3)International Joke Day.
4)Birthday of Princess Diana Spencer (1961), the ex-wife of
Charles, Prince of Wales and mother of Prince William and
Prince Harry.She died as a result of injuries sustained in a
car collision in Paris on 31-8-1997.
5)Canada Day-(National Day of Canada.)
6)Anniversary of founding of the Chinese Communist Party (1921)
7)Birthday of Pamela Anderson (1967), Hollywood actress.
8)—-do—–of Chandrashekhar (1927), ex-P.M. and ”Young Turk”
of Indian politics. He died of cancer on 8-7-2007.
9) July has been recognized as ”Eye injury prevention month”
10)Anniversary of Hongkong’s return to Chinese rule (1997).
11)”Imperial Bank of India” was renamed as ”State Bank of India” on 1955.
12)The first postage stamps, the adhesive Scinde Dawk stamps having
circular shape began to be used in India from 1-7-1852.
13)”Canara Bank Hindu Permanent Fund” was established on 1-7-1906
in Mangalore, India by Ammembala Subba Rao Pai, a philanthropist.
The bank changed it’s name into ”Canara Bank Limited” in 1910 when
it was incorporated and became Canara Bank in 1969, July 19th when
it was nationalised.
14)Birthday of M.Venkaiah Naidu (1949), an Indian
politician and member of Rajya Sabha. He was born
in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh.
15)Industrial Development Bank Of India was founded on 1964.
The bank was set up with an objective to offer financial assistance
and other services for the growth of the nascent Indian industry.
16)62nd C.A.Day (Foundation day of ”The Institute of Chartered
Accountants of India).-I.C.A.I.was established on July 1st 1949.
17)Death anniversary of Marlon Brando (2004), an acting legend
of America. He was the greatest movie actor of all time. He was
born on April 3, 1924. He starred in classics such as ”Last Tango
in Paris.” His two Oscar wins were for ”On the Waterfront” and
”The Godfather”. He was a high profile campaigner for the
cause of Native Americans.