What’s So Fly about the Month of July?

The month of July marks the midway point of the year. There are 365 days a year, and July 1 is the 182nd day of the year, placing the month of July right in the middle of the annual calendar.

July 4 is a historic moment in the United States. It is the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776 and considered the birthday of the USA. Thanks to the biggest patriotic party of the year, it’s also considered the month of fun. It’s a favorite month for vacations because of the consistently warm and sultry weather across much of the world. And, if you are looking for a reason to celebrate anything related to chocolate and ice cream, July is the right month. There will be multiple days dedicated to these sugary delights in between more historical observances.

Here are some of them:

July 1: International Joke Day, American Zoo Day, Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day, National Postal Worker Day, Canada Day

July 2: National I Forgot Day, World UFO Day

July 3: Disobedience Day, International Plastic Bag Free Day, National Stay Out of the Sun Day, National Eat Beans Day

July 4: Independence Day

July fourth is a historic moment in the United States, as it is the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted in 1776. It is considered the birthday of the USA and is also known as Independence Day.

A strange and patriotic coincidence occurred on this date, as three of America’s founding fathers perished on the Fourth of July. John Adams (the nation’s second president) and Thomas Jefferson (the nation’s third president) died five hours apart on the same Fourth of July in 1826. Exactly five years later, James Monroe (the nation’s fifth president) expired on the Fourth of July in 1831.  Three of America’s founding fathers perished on a Fourth of July. John Adams (the nation’s second president) and Thomas Jefferson (the nation’s third president) died five hours apart on the same Fourth of July in 1826.

July 5: National Bikini Day, National Graham Cracker Day

July 6: International Kissing Day, National Fried Chicken Day

July 7: Tell the Truth Day, National Strawberry Sundae Day, World Chocolate Day

July 8: National Video Game Day, Math 2.0 Day, Liberty Bell Day (rang to signal reading of Declaration of Independence), National SCUD Day (also known as National Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama Day)

July 9: National Sugar Cookie Day

July 10: Teddy Bear Picnic Day, National Kitten Day, National Piña Colada Day, Don’t Step On a Bee Day

July 11: Cheer Up the Lonely Day, Marine Corps Creation Day, National Clerihew Day, World Population Day

July 12: Simplicity Day, Etch a Sketch Day, National Eat Your Jello Day

July 13: Embrace Your Geekness Day, National French Fry Day

July 14: Bastille Day, Shark Awareness Day, Cow Appreciation Day, National Mac and Cheese Day, Pandemonium Day

July 15: Be a Dork Day, Gummi Worm Day, National Give Something Away Day, National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 16: World Snake Day, National Corn Fritter Day

July 17: Wrong Way Day, World Emoji Day, National Lottery Day

July 18: World Listening Day, Nelson Mandela International Day, National Caviar Day

July 19: National Daiquiri Day, National Ice Cream Day* (third Sunday)

July 20: National Moon Day, Space Exploration Day, International Chess Day, National Lollipop Day

July 21: National Junk Food Day

July 22: Spoonerism Day, National Hammock Day

July 23: Gorgeous Grandma Day, National Hot Dog Day

July 24: Tell An Old Joke Day, National Cousins Day, National Drive-Thru Day, National Tequila Day

July 25: National Thread the Needle Day, National Hot Fudge Sundae Day, National Wine and Cheese Day

July 26: National All Or Nothing Day, National Aunt and Uncle Day, National Parents Day* (fourth Sunday)

July 27: National Creme Brûlée Day, National Scotch Day, Bagpipe Appreciation Day

July 28: National Milk Chocolate Day, National Hamburger Day (one of three celebratory days in the year)

July 29: Rain Day, National Chicken Wing Day, National Lasagna Day, National Lipstick Day

July 30: National Support Public Education Day, National Cheesecake Day, International Day of Friendship, National Chili Dog Day, National Father-in-Law Day

July 31: Talk In An Elevator Day, Harry Potter’s Birthday Day, National Avocado Day, National Mutt Day

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