July is national picnic month.
National parks month.
Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month.
Cord Blood Awareness Month.
U.V.(aware of good and bad qualities of sun’s ultra violet
rays )safety month.
4th Sunday of July is observed as Parents Day.
1.International Day of Co-operatives is observed on first
Saturday in July.
Doctors’ day is observed in India on 1st July in memory of
Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.Saving lives and healing patients every day, doctors
are worthy of a gift to show them respect and admiration.
Canada day-(July 1st, 1867 )is the anniversary of the
establishment of confederation of Canada.Queen Elizabeth II
is the monarch of Canada.
International Joke Day.
2.World U.F.O. Day.
Birthday of Ganesh(1980), Indian film actor
in the Kannada film industry.
3.The martyrdom of St.Thomas, one of the 12 apostles
of Jesus Christ.
Compliment Your Mirror Day.
Calgary Stampede Day, the 10 days event from July 3 to 12
is observed at Calgary and Alberta, Canada.
4.John Adams, the second President of U.S.A.
and Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd President of U.S.A.
die on the same day(July 4,1826) within 5 hours
of each other.
U.S.A.celebrates independence day.
The Press Council of India was set up on 4th July 1966
by the Parliament to regulate the press in India.
5. Birthday of 6th Sikh Guru Har Govind Singh
(B:July 5,1595;D:March 19, 1644).He found Akal Takth
in Amritsar. He added chant of Shakti(Power) with
Sikh belief of Bhakti.
6.Death anniversary of Babu Jagjivan Ram(1986),
the Deputy Prime Minister of India.
He was the leader of dalit community. His
contribution to the Green Revolution in India
is still remembered. He was also a member of
Constituent Assembly of India, where he ensured
that social justice was enshrined in the Constitution.
Tibet’s spiritual leader, the 14th and current
Dalai Lama (B:6 July 1935) is Tenzin Gyatso.
Birthday of Ranveer Singh(1985), an Indian cine actor.
George W.Bush (B:July 6, 1946) served as the 43rd
President of United States from 2001 to 2009).
World Zoonoses Day.
7 Birthday of .Mahendra Singh Dhoni,(1981)an Indian
July 7-world chocolate day.
8.Birthday of Kalpana(1943).She was an actress in
Kannada cinema.She was affectionately referred to as
Minugu Tare(a shining star)
Hewa Bora Airways crashed in rainstorm at Congo(2011)
and 127 dead.
Sourav Ganguly(B:8 July 1972) is a former Indian Bengali
Vedeo Games Day.
9.Birthday of Sanjeev Kumar(1938)an Indian Bollywood actor.
Barbara Cartland (B:9 July 1901;D:21 May 2000) was an
English author of romantic novels.She was one of the best
selling authors of the 20th century. Her 723 novels were
translated into 36 different languages.
July 10-Eunice Kennedy Shriver(B:July 10,1921;D:August 11,2009)
was the founder of Special Olympics. She was a pioneer
in the worldwide struggle for rights and acceptance for
people with intellectual disabilities.
11.Train blasts in Mumbai on July 11, 2006, killed 189 and
World Population Day is observed on July 11th every year.
National Bank for Rural Agriculture and Rural Development
(NABARD) was founded on July 11,1982 with the initial
capital of Rs,100 crore.
12.Birthday of Shivaraj Kumar(1962), an actor in Kannada
Pablo Neruda(B:July 12,1904;D:23 September 1973) was a
Chilean poet who wrote passionate love poems such as
”Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair”.He won the
Nobel prize in 1971 for literature.
13.Rock Worldwide Day.
14.Bastille Day(France) is the French National Day.
Madan Mohan (B:25 June 1924;D:14 July 1975) was an Indian
15.The telegraph service comes to an end with effect from
World Youth Skills Day.
The launch of Twitter, a website for mini-blogging
and social networking, began at Harvard on July 15, 2006.
Twitter was first conceived of ,by inventor Jack Dorsey.
16.The life line express or Jeevan Rekha express
is a mobile hospital train, started on 1991.
The train is run by the Impact India Foundation
in collaboration with the Indian Railways and
Health Ministry and has been funded by various
charitable sources.The service has benefitted
so far 4 lakh Indians in the remotest rural
parts of the country.
Birthday of Aruna Asaf Ali(B:16 July 1909;D:29July
1996).She was an Indian independence activist.
She hoisted the Indian National Congress flag at
Gowalia Tank Maidan in Bombay during the Quit
India Movement, 1942.She was awarded ‘Bharata
Ratna’ in 1998 and Padma Vibhushana,Jawaharlal
Nehru award and Lenin Peace Prize.
Hijari era of the Muslims started from 16 July 622 AD.
World Snake Day.
17.World Day for International Justice.
Yellow Pig Day is celebrated by some mathematicians
in recognition of yellow pig and number 17.
The city of Madras was officially renamed as Chennai.
Disney Land was opened on July 17,1955.
Anjolie Ela Menon(B:17, July, 1940) is an Indian painter
Angela Merkel (B:17 July 1954)is the first woman Chancellor
18.Nelson Mandela International Day. Nelson Mandela
(B:18,July 1918;D:5 December 2013)was an Anti-apartheid
revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served
as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999.
Birthday of Priyanka Chopra(1982)an Indian actress.
India stepped into space age with the successful launching
of the satellite launch vehicle(SLV-3) on July 18,1980.
Nero’s Rome burns on July 18,64AD.
Rajesh Khanna(B:29 December 1942;D:18 July, 2012) was
an Indian and Bollywood actor).
19. Bank Nationalisation Day(1969). Nationalisation of
14 major banks(that each had a minimum of Rs.500mn
and above of aggregate deposits)was announced.
Lord Curzon announced partition of Bengal on July 19, 1905.
The partition took place on 16 October 1905. Muslim
eastern area was separated from Hindu western area.
20.Apollo-11 was the first manned mission to land
on the moon(1969).Neil Armstrong an American astronaut
who was the first person to walk on the moon. The two other
astronauts are Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
National Moon Day is celebrated on 20th July, to commemorate
the day, man first walked on the moon.
International Chess Day.
Birthday of Naseeruddin Shah,(1950) an Indian cine actor.
Rajendra Kumar,(B:20 July 1929;D:12 July 1999) was anIndian
and Bollywood actor.
Bank of Baroda was founded on July 20,1908.Founder was
Maharaja H.H.Sir Sayaji Rao Gaekwad III.
21. Junk Food Day.
22.Rat catchers day
The national flag of India designed by Pigali Venkayya
was adopted in its present form during the meeting of
the constituent assembly held on 22 July 1947.
Mukesh(B:22 July 1923;D:27 August 1976) was an Indian
playback singer in Hindi cinema.
23.Birthday of Bala Gangadhar Tilak(1856).He was
an Indian nationalist, journalist, teacher,social
reformer,lawyer and independence activist. He was
conferred with the honorary title of ‘Lokamanya’
(=accepted by the people as their leader).The British
colonial authorities called him ‘Father of the
Indian unrest).He died on 1 August 1920.
Birthday of Chandrashekhar Azad(1906),an Indian
freedom fighter.He fought alone valiantly and died
on February 27, 1931.
Egypt celebrates its National Day on June 23 to
commemorate the Egyptian revolution that took
place on this day in 1952.
Gorgeous Grandma Day.
National Broadcasting Day.Indian Broadcasting Company
began radio broadcasting from Bombay station on July
24.Birth anniversary of Azim Premji(1945), an Indian
Manoj Kumar(Born on 24 July 1937) is an Indian actor
and director in Bollywood.
Space scientist U.R. Rao(Udupi Ramachandra Rao), former
ISRO chief,(B:10,March 1932 D:24, July 2017) passes away.
Hasya Chakravarthi, Kannada comic actor, Narasimha Raju
(B:24 July 1923;D:11 July 1974).
25.Birthday of Rosalind Franklin, a British
biophysicist and X-ray crystallographer, who made
critical contributions to the understanding of the
fine molecular structures of DNA, RNA,Viruses,
coal and graphite.
Feast of St.JamesT.G. is held in Roman Catholic churches
on July 25. He is the patron saint of laborers
Feast of St.Christopher is observed on 25th July
by the Latin Church and on May 9 by the orthodox
Thread the needle day.
World’s first ”test tube baby” Louise Brown was born at
Oldham and District General Hospital in England on
July 25, 1978.
26.George Bernard Shaw(B:July 26, 1856; D:November
2, 1950)was an Irish playwright and co-founder of
the London School of Economics.He is the only person
who has won both an Academy Award and a Nobel Prize
in literature(1925)He was awarded Oscar for
his work on the film ”Pygmalion”
Kargil Vijay Diwas in India.India successfully took command
of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders
on July 26, 1999.
National Aunt and Uncle’s Day.
Maldives gained independence from British on July 26,
27.The University of Mysore was founded during
the reign of Krishnaraj Wodeyar 1V,the Maharaja of
Mysore.It opened on 27 July, 1916.
Take your houseplant for a walk day.
Bharat Ratna ,Abdul Kalam the 11th President of India,the missile
man of india, and the architect of Pokhran II Passed away.
(B:15 October 1931;D:27 July 2015).
Two researchers Frederick Grant Banting and John James
Rickard Macleod working at the University of Toronto
isolated insulin, a hormone from a dog’s pancreas.
They believed that this insulin could prevent diabetes.
They were jointly awarded Nobel prize in Physiology
or Medicine in 1923.
28.First World War began on 28, July, 1914 when
Austria-Hungary declares war on Serbia. 28th July
2014 marks the centenary of the First World War.
World Hepatitis Day.
29.International Tigers Day is an annual celebration
to raise awareness about tiger conservation to future
generations.There are currently 3200 wild tigers
in the world.
Benito Mussolini was an Italian politician,
journalist and leader of the National Fascist Party,
ruling the country from 1922 until his ousting
Birthday of T.P.Kailasam(1886). He was a playwright
and prominent writer in Kannada literature. His
contribution to Kannada theatrical comedy has earned
him the title ‘Prahasana Pitamaha'(the grand father
of humorous plays.)
Birthday of J.R.D.Tata(1904). He was a French born
Indian aviator and business tycoon.He was chairman
of ‘Tata sons”He was awarded the French Legion of
Honour in 1983 and in 1992, the Bharat Ratna award.
Birthday of Sanjay Dutt(1959) an Indian Bollywood actor.
Parents Day is celebrated on the 4th Sunday of July
every year in U.S.A.
Mahashweta Devi(B:14,January, 1926;D:28,July,2016)
was a Bengali author and winner of Jnanapith Award,
the highest literary award in 1996.
29.National Aeronautics Space Administration(N A S A )
was established on July 29, 1958.
Global Tiger Day.
30.International Day of Friendship.
Birthday of Sonu Nigam(1973) singer.
First colour motion picture was exhibited by George Eastman
on July 30, 1928.
31.Birthday of Munshi Premchandji(1880)-author in Hindi
Mohammed Rafi(B:24,December 1924;D:31 July 1980) was
an Indian playback singer of Hindi cinema.
Birthday of Mumtaz(1947) an Indian bollywood actress.
Feast of Saint Christopher is observed on 25th July(Latin Church)