July 2021 Holidays


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Bizarre, Crazy, Silly, Unknown Holidays & Observances

July is named to honor Roman dictator Julius Caesar.  In 46 BC, he made on of his greatest contributions to history: With the help of Sosigenes, he developed the Julian calendar, the precursor to the Gregorian calendar that we use today.
Stone = Ruby      Flower = Sunflower

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All our holidays are validated with sponsors, organizations, proclamations, history; or, we validate the source or origin for an observance to prove it's not made up.

Although we have holidays for most days, there are a few that are blank. I realize social media spouts these daily. I'm sure you know that some are just made up and fake. Maybe they're fun, but, Beware! Also, some observances that are validated through website links, can't be updated until their websites update their information.

I do not do ads. I do not try to make money from keeping these listings. I do not respect other holiday sites that steal my information and put it on a site wanting to make money from ads or charging to even validate a holiday.

I'll add a holiday observance for free if it's coming from a valid source and not obscene, hateful, etc.

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-- Doing so is a violation of the DMCA. --

Link to my holiday pages or, use them for personal, off-line use for clubs, newsletters, homemade calendars, etc.

You're invited to share these holidays on Twitter, etc. Just tell folks where you got them. All I have is word-of-mouth since I do not do ads.


July 2021 Monthly Holidays


*Air-Conditioning Appreciation Days (7/3 to 8/15)  Link
Alopecia Month for Women
Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month
Cell Phone Courtesy Month  Link
*Dog Days (7/3 to 8/11)   Link
Eye Injury Prevention Month Link (Note: There is also one in October.)
Family Golf Month
Fragile X Awareness Month Link
Fuel Safety Month  Link
Get Ready For Kindergarten Month
Grange Month Link
Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month Link
Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
Independent Retailer Month Link
International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
National Deli Sandwich Month
International Group B Strep Awareness Month Link
International Women with Alopecia Month
International Zine Month
National Anti-Boredom Month
Juvenille Arthritis Awareness Month Link
National Baked Beans Month Link
National Black Family Month
National Blueberries Month
National Child-Centered Divorce Month Link
National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month Link
National Contract Sewing Month Link
National Cord Blood Awareness Month Link
National Culinary Arts Month
National Deli Salad Month
National "Doghouse Repairs" Month
National Grilling Month
National HIV Awareness Month  (Note: October is AIDS Awareness Month also.
National Horseradish Month
National Hot Dog Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Make A Difference to Children Month
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
National Parks & Recreation Month
National Picnic Month
National Roadside Traffic Safety Awareness Month
National Vacation Rental Month
National Watermelon Month
National Wheelchair Beautification Month
Sandwich Generation Month
Sarcoma Awareness Month
Self Care Month  Link  (Note: It's also Sept. Different Sponsor)
Smart Irrigation Month
Social Wellness Month
Tour de France Month (1-23)
Wheat Month Link
Women's Motorcycle Month
World Watercolor Month Link
Worldwide Bereaved Parents Month


July 2021 Weekly Holidays




Bean and Bacon Days: 1-5  Link 
Beer Pong Days: 1-4 (Moved from June 10 in 2020)  Link  (Note: I have no validation Beer Pong Day is in May as other sites claim.)
*National Tom Sawyer Days: 1-5?? Link  (aka Fence Painting Days)
*National Unassisted Homebirth Week: 1-7
Roswell UFO Days: 1-3 Link 
*Freedom Week: 4-10
Be Nice To New Jersey Week: 4-10  (First Full Week)
Nude Recreation Weekend: 4-10 (First Week)
Running of The Bulls (Spain): 6-14

*Creative Maladjustment Week: 7-14 Link 
Sports Clich Week: 9-13 Link  (Always Week of Maj. League Baseball All-Stars Game)
Family Golf Week: 11-17  Link
National Farriers Week: 11-17  (2nd Full Week)

National Vodka Week: 11-17  Link
National Theraputic Recreation Week: 11-17  Link  (2nd Full Week)
Operation Safe Driver Week: 11-17  Link
National Ventriloquism Week:14-17  Link
National Cancer Survivor Sibling Week: 15-18  Link  (Second Full Week)

*Rabbit Week: 15-21
(Re: Magician Rabbits  The sponsor is Melvin Rabbit up in Canada. No website. )
National Sweet Corn Week: 16-17
Hemp History Week: 17-23  Link
National Moth Week: 17-25   Link

*Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) Education & Awareness Week: 18-25
(Note: Different sponsor than the September 23 observance has.)
Captive Nations Week: 18-24  (3rd Week)
Everybody Deserves A Massage Week: 18-24 Link (3rd Full Week)
National Independent Retailers Week: 18-24 Link  (3rd week with 21st in it.)
National Zoo Keeper Week:18-24 Link  (3rd Week) 
International Lace Week: 19-23  Link  (There are 3 lace observances. July & August =  Wkly. Sept. = Lace Day)
National Baby Food Week: 21-24  Link (3rd Week) 
Comic Con International: 22-25
Hemingway Look-Alike Days: 22-24   Link  (Nearest his Birthday of 7/21)
Annie Oakley Days: 23-25  (Last Full Weekend)
Garlic Days: 23-25  and  30-8/1 Link  (Last Weekends)
National Parenting Gifted Children Week: 23-25 Link  (Third Full Weekend)   
National Scrabble Week: 23-27 2022 Link (Every 3 years)
XXXII Olympic Games (postponed from 2020): 23-8/8  (Japan)
National Button Week: 25-31 Link

RAGBRAI: 25-31
Women in Baseball Week: 25-31 (Last Full  Week)
Comi Great Texas Mosquitos Days: 29-31  Link (Last or 3rd Thurs.Fri.Sat.)
Lollapalooza: 29-8/1
Quilt Odyssey Week: 29-31 ( Last Thurs to Sat.) 
World Lumberjack Championships: 29-31  (Last Weekend) 
Satchmo Week: 30-8/1
Superman Days: 30-8/1  Link
World Police and Fire Games: 22-31, 2022  Link  23-8/6,2023  Link
Gallop International Tribal Indian Powwow: 31-8/9 Link

July 2021 Daily Holidays

*Canada Day: 1
*Estee Lauder Day: 1
*Medicare's Birthday: 1
*National GSA Employee Day: 1
*National Postal Workers Day: 1  Link
*Resolution Renewal Day: 1 (To renew your broken New Year's Resolution.)
*U.S. Postage Stamp Day: 1
*Zip Code Day: 1


*I  Forgot Day: 2
*Made In The USA Day: 2
Second Half of The Year Day: 2  Link (Non-Leap Years it's July 2)
*World UFO Day: 2 Link


*Compliment Your Mirror Day: 3
*Drop A Rock Day: 3 Link  (aka Rock Painting)
Hop A Park Day: 3 (First Saturday)
International Day of Cooperatives: 3 (First Saturday)
International Cherry Pit Spitting Day: 3 Link  (First Saturday)
*International Plastic Bag Free Day: 3  Link
*National Burnt End Day: 3  Link
*National Deep Fried Clams Day: 3 Link  (See also November 1)
National Independent Beer Run Day: 3  Link
National Play Outside Day: 3 Link (First Saturday)
*Stay Out Of The Sun Day; 3
*Superman Day: 3 Link 



*Boom Box Parade Day: 4
*Fourth of July or Independence Day: 4
*Independence From Meat Day: 4
*Indivisible Day: 4 Link
*Lou Gehrig Day: 4
*National BBQ  Ribs Day: 4 Link


*Bikini Day: 5
Earth at Aphelion: 5
*Work Without Your Hands Day: 5   Link  (SpongeBob Squarepants)

*Fried Chicken Day: 6 Link
*International Kissing Day or World Kiss Day: 6 
*Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day: 6



*Chocolate Day: 7 Link
*Father-Daughter Take A Walk Together Day: 7
*Tell The Truth Day: 7
Tug-of-War Days: 7-17 (2022)  Link
*Victims of The Dallas, Texas Attack Day: 7  Link
*World Forgiveness Day: 7 Link


*Coca Cola Day: 8  Link
(Note: The actual date when Coca Cola was invented is unknown. So the birthdate of the inventor is celebrated.)
Fast of Tammuz: 8
(at Sundown)
*Math 2.0 Day: 8 (Founding Day)  Link
*National Freezer Pop Day: 8  Link
*National Video Game Day: 8 Link
*SCUD Day (Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama): 8
World Body Painting Day: 8-10 ? Link Cancelled


Collector Car Appreciation Day: 9 (2nd Friday) Link
Martyrdom of The Bab: 9
National Motorcycle Day: 9  (2nd Friday)
*National No Bra Day: 9 Link  (Also October 13.)
Taos Pueblo Pow Wow: 9-11?  Link Cancelled
Wayne the Chicken Day: 9-11 Link  (2nd Weekend)

 

 

Bald Is In: 10 (Second Saturday)
Carver Day: 10  Link  (Second Saturday) 
*Clerihew Day: 10
*Don't Step On A Bee Day: 10
*Global Energy Independence Day: 10 Link
Grange Day: 10 (Second Saturday)
*Kitten Day: 10  Link

*Oils & Concentrates Day: 10  Link
*Piña Colada Day: 10  Link
*Teddy Bears' Picnic Day: 10 Link 
Note: I do not know why July 10th was chosen, because Jimmy Kennedy, who wrote the words to the song, was born on July 20. Link
*U.S. Energy Independence Day: 10  Link

 


*Bowdler's Day: 11
*Cheer Up The Lonely Day: 11
*Day of The Five Billion: 11 Link
*Make Your Own Sundae Day: 11
*National Rainier Cherries Day: 11 Link
*Slurpee Day or 7-11's Birthday: 11 Link
World Miniature Golf Day: 11 Link
*World Population Day: 11
Ratha Yatro: 11



*Different Colored Eyes Day: 12
International Town Criers Day: 12 (Second Monday)
*National Pecan Pie Day: 12
*Night of Nights: 12 (Maritime Radio)  Link

*Simplicity Day: 12 Link



Chick-fil-A's Cow Appreciation Day: 13 (2nd Tuesday) Dress Like a cow and get free entree! Link Cancelled
*Embrace Your Geekness Day: 13
*Gruntled Workers Day: 13
*International Rock Day: 13 Link
*National Beef Tallow Day: 13
*National French Fries Day: 13 Link
*National Nitrogen Ice Cream Day: 13
*World Cup Soccer Day: 13 (Anniversary Observance)


*Bastille Day: 14
*International Nude Day: 14 Link
*National Macaroni and Cheese Day: 14 Link
*Shark Awareness Day: 14 Link
*Victims of The Nice, France Attack Day: 14 Link

 


*Be A Dork Day: 15
Get to Know Your Customers Day: 15 ( January 21,  April 15, July 15 and October 21 = 3rd Thurs. of Each Quarter)
*Gummi Worm Day: 15 Link
International Sister Cities Day: 15 Link 
*National Give Something Away Day: 15
*National Pet Fire Safety Day: 15 Link  Link
*Saint Swithin's Day: 15 
*World Youth Skills Day: 15

 

Celebration of The Horse Day: 16-18 (3rd Weekend)
*National Guinea Pig Day: 16 Link
*National Personal Chef's Day: 16 Link (Different sponsor than one on February 26)
*World Snake Day: 16 Link

 


*Disneyland Day: 17
National Bridal Sale Day: 17 (3rd Saturday)
*National Hot Dog Day: 17 Link
Record Store Day: 17 Link (and June 12)
Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day: 17 (Third Saturday)  Link
Tisha B'Av: 17
Toss Away the "Could Haves" and "Should Haves" Day: 17 (Third Saturday)
Woodie Wagon Day: 17 (Third Saturday)
Women's Dive Day: 17 (3rd Saturday)
*Victims of Baton Rouge, Louisianna Attack Day: 17  Link
*World Day for International Criminal Justice: 17  Link
*World Emoji Day: 17  Link
*Wrong Way Corrigan Day: 17
*Yellow Pig Day: 17 Link

 

Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day: 18 (Always on a Sunday before or after her birthday 7/20)
Lake Superior Day: 18  (Third Sunday)
*Insurance Nerd Day: 18 Link
*National Caviar Day: 18 Link
National Ice Cream Day: 18 (Third Sunday)
*National Sour Candy Day: 18 Link (Started by American Licorice 2015)
*Nelson Mandela International Day: 18 Link
Tisha B'Av: 18

Eid-Al-Adha: 19
*Flitch Day: 19 Link 
(Note: Some also say it's always the 3rd Saturday. I've got this listed on June 20 also with a more detailed explanation.
But, July 19, 1854 was when the ceremony was revived after not having it for 103 years.  This is why some say it's on this date. However it's really officially celebrated every Leap Year.  Next one will be on July 9, 2016.  See the Flitch of Dunmow site.  )

Global Hug Your Kid Day: 19 (Third Monday)
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day: 19  (Third Monday)
*Words With Friends Day: 19  Link

 



*Moon Day: 20
*National Lollipop Day: 20 Link
*Space Exploration Day: 20  Link
*World Chess Day: 20  Link
*World Jump Day: 20 Link

 


*Legal Drinking Age Day: 21
*Lowest Recorded Temperature Day (-128.6F Antarctica): 21 Think cool thoughts. :)
*National Be Someone Day: 21 Link
*No Pet Store Puppies Day: 21
Take Your Poet To Work Day: 21 (3rd Wednesday)
World Body Painting Day: 21-22 (2022)  2021 Cancelled   Link


*Casual Pi Day: 22  (22/7)
*Fragile X Awareness Day: 22
National Refreshment Day: 22  Link  (4th Thursday)
*Rat-catchers Day: 22
*Spooners (Spoonerism) Day: 22


*Gorgeous Grandma Day: 23 (Note: Website hacked. No link provided.)
*Hot Enough For Ya Day: 23
Lumberjack Day: 23 (Last Friday of the Last Full Weekend)
National Pajama Day: 23 Link

 
*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Pioneer Day: 24 Link
*Cousins Day: 24
*International Self Care Day: 24  Link
National Body Painting Day: 24 (NYC)  Link Cancelled
National Day of the Cowboy : 24 Link  (Fourth Saturday)
National Day of Lament: 24 (Last Saturday)  Link
*National Drive-Thru Day: 24
*National Frozen Margarita Day: 24  Link
*National Tequila Day: 24 (US)  Link (In March for Mexico)
*National Thermal Engineers Day: 24  Link  (It's considered the hottest day of the year.)
*Tell An Old Joke Day: 24

 

Auntie's Day: 25 (4th Sunday)
*Carousel Day or Merry-Go-Round Day: 25 Link
*Hire A Veteran Day: 25   Link
*National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day: 25  Link
National Body Painting Day: 25  Link
National Parents Day: 25 (Fourth Sunday)
*Red Shoe Day (International) : 25 Link  Link  (Lyme Disease)
*Thread The Needle Day: 25 Link
(Note: This is a traditional church game played in the Spring. It really can be played anytime.)

 

*Americans With Disabilities Day: 26  Link
*Armed Forces Unification Day: 26
*Aunts and Uncles Day: 26  Link

*Bagelfest Day: 26  Link   Link (Note: Different than Bagel Day on Feb. 9. Another one on August 9)
*International Day For The Conservation Of The Mangrove Ecosystem: 26
*One Voice: 26

 

*Barbie-in-a-blender Day: 27 Link
*Love Is Kind Day: 27 Link
*National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day: 27
*Take Your Houseplant For A Walk Day: 27
*Walk on Stilts Day: 27

 


*Buffalo Soldiers Day: 28  Link
*National Milk Chocolate Day: 28  Link
*National Waterpark Day: 28  Link
*World Hepatitis Day: 28 Link


*Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary: 29  Link
Earth Overshoot Day: 29 Link
*Global Tiger Day: 29
*International Chicken Wing Day: 29 Link
*International Tiger Day: 29  Link
*Lasagna Day: 29
*National Chicken Wing Day: 29 Link
National Chili Dog Day: 29  (Last Thursday)
National Intern Day: 29  Link  (Thursday of 4th full week)
*National Lipstick Day: 29 
*Rain Day: 29 Link


*Cheesecake Day: 30 Link 
*Father-In-Law Day: 30
*Friendship Day: 30 Link (also August 3.)
*Health Care Now!  Medicare's Birthday: 30  Link
*International Day of Friendship: 30 Link     (Started by UN. Different than "Friendship Day" in August.)
*National Chicken and Waffles Day: 30
National Get Narly Day: 30  Link  (Last Friday)
*National Share A Hug Day: 30 Link
National Talk in An Elevator Day: 30 (Last Friday in July) Link
National Water Gun Fight Day: 31  Link  (Last Saturday)
*National Whistleblowers Appreciation Day: 30  Link
*Paperback Book Day: 30
*World Day Against Trafficking in Persons: 30
System Administrator Appreciation Day: 30 Link  Link (Last Friday)

 
International Slumber Party Day: 31  Link
*National Avocado Day: 31  Link
*National #Love Day: 31  Link
*National Mutt Day: 31  Link  (Also Dec. 2 every year)
*National Orgasm Day: 31  Link  (Note *International Female Orgasm Day: August 8)
Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day: 31  (Always Last Saturday)
*Uncommon Instruments Awareness Day: 31  Link
*World Ranger Day: 31 Link


July 2021 Moon Phases
2


Current Moon View
as of today

1
Last Qtr.
5:12 pm
EDT

9
 New Moon
9:17 pm
EDT

17
 First Qtr.
 6:11 am
EDT

23
 Full Moon
 10:37 pm
EDT

31
Last Qtr.
 9: 18 am
EDT

Full Moon on  the 23rd  is called "Buck Moon" by Native Americans of New England and the Great Lakes because at this time of the year, the new antlers of the buck deer begin to appear.  It's also called the "Thunder Moon" due to all the summer storms.

July 28th there is the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower.

 


Credits:
Chases Calendar of Events 2020, Rowman & Littlefield
Thanks to Patricia Schneider for letting me know about System Administrator Appreciation Day.
Thanks to Sonjia Bradshaw for letting me know about A LOT of observances!
Thanks to Elaine Carter for letting me know about Freedom Week
Thanksto Kristina Grant for letting me know about National Parenting Gifted Children Week.
Thanks to Crystal Garcia for letting me know about Hallmark's Father-in-Law Day.
Thanks to Lori Schwabenbauer for letting me know about National Hot Dog Day.
Thanks to Sandra Lambert for letting me know about Teddy Bears' Picnic Day.
Thanks to Michael Sayers for letting me know about Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day.
Thanks to Stu Cohen for letting me know about Merry-Go-Round  Day (aka Carousel Day).
Thanks to Tamara Muller for letting me know about National Zoo Keeper Week.
Thanks to Roger W. Hancock for letting me know about Buffalo Soldier's Day.
Thanks to Stan Park for letting me know about Collector Car Appreciation Day.
Thanks to Barry Foster for letting me know about International Kissing Day and Slurpee Day.
Thanks to Dawn Weyde for letting me know about National French Fries Day.
Thanks to Laurie Murphy for letting me know about National Support Public Education Day.
Thanks to Bridget Curtis for letting me know about National Chicken Wing Day.
Thanks to Sophie Faught for letting me know about Creative Maladjustment Week.
Thanks to Dr. Tom Stevens for letting me know about Space Exploration Day.
Thanks to Justin Deering for letting me know about Cord Blood Awareness Month, Juvenille Arthritis Awareness Month,
National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness & Prevention Month, Nelson Mandela International Day, International Day of Friendship, National Pet Fire Safety Day, National Mutt Day, World Snake Day, World Emoji Day, Black Women's Equal Pay Day.
Thanks to Kerry Bannigan for letting me know about Independent Retailers Month.
Thanks to Milana Gorenstein for letting me know about International Cake Day
Thanks to Lori Marie Civello for letting me know about Batman Day.
Thanks to Dana Pratt for letting me know about the Taos Pueblo Pow Wow.
Thanks to Mark Berryman for letting me know about Fried Chicken Day.
Thanks to Mike Lanz for letting me know about National Macaroni and Cheese Day.
Thanks to Randy Bland for letting me know about National Hot Dog Day.
Thanks to Lisa Hilton and Karen Smith for letting me know about Red Shoe Day.
Thanks to Gerry Safranski for letting me know about the Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary.  
Thanks to Elana Widmann for letting me know about National Intern Day. 
Thanks to Kevin Kantola for letting me know about US Energy Independence Day.
Thanks to Gavriella Kaiserman for letting me know about National Day of Lament.
Thanks to Rick McNeely for letting me know about National Video Game Day.

 



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