List of Important Days in July 2024

 1st July – National Doctor's Day 

In India, Doctor's Day is observed on the 1st of July to mark the importance of doctors in our lives. This day is also meant to commemorate the medical industry and its advancements.

1st July – National Postal Worker Day
National Postal Worker Day is observed every year on 1st July to thank and appreciate all men and women who work consistently and diligently to deliver all our mail and packages.

1st July – Canada Day 
Canada Day is celebrated annually on the 1st of July and it is a statutory holiday. This day marks the anniversary of the formation of the union of the British North American provinces in a federation under the name of Canada. Canada Day also means fireworks and the year's biggest national party.

1st July - Chartered Accountants Day 
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) was established on 1st July 1949 and so in India is marked as Chartered Accountants Day. It is the second-largest professional accounting and finance body in the world.

1 July - National U.S. Postage Stamp Day
National U.S. Postage Stamp Day is celebrated on 1st July every year to commemorate the existence of Postage Stamps that is used for sending letters and to appreciate the extraordinary works of all the Philatelists.

1st July - National Gingersnap Day
National Gingersnap Day is celebrated on 1st July every year to enjoy this sweet and savoury treat. Do you know Gingersnaps are cookies mainly made from molasses, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and brown sugar? Basically, it is a combination of sweet and spicy. They are healthier alternatives to other cookies as they are lower in calories.

2nd July - World UFO Day
World UFO Day is observed on 2nd July. It was founded by the UFO hunter Haktan Akdogan. The first World UFO Day was celebrated in 2001 and spread awareness among people to gaze at the heavens scanning for unidentified flying objects.

2nd July - National Anisette Day
National Anisette Day is observed on 2nd July every year and is popular in Spain, Italy, Portugal, and France. Let us tell you that Anisette is an anise-flavoured liquor that is made by distilling aniseed and sometimes made by adding sugar.

3rd July - National Fried Clam Day
National Fried Clam Day is celebrated every year on the 3rd of July. Fried clam is the process of deep-frying the clams after being coated in the bread crumbs and stripping them further. This is a traditional way to prepare fried crumbs.

4 July - USA Independence Day
Independence Day USA is celebrated on 4 July. The United States Independence Day is also known as the Fourth of July or the Fourth. This day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on 4 July 1776 from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

5 July - List of Historical Events

Someone has rightly said that history is not made in a day! But, one day can bring many changes in history. Various events, birthdays, etc. fall on the 5th of July. 

6 July - World Zoonoses Day
World Zoonoses Day is observed every year on 6 July to emphasise and bring problem awareness amongst people and teach them to take the right action. Do you know the first vaccination against a zoonotic disease was administered by Louis Pasteur on 6 July 1885?

7 July - World Chocolate Day 

The day is observed on July 7 as on this date in 1550, chocolate was first brought to Europe. World Chocolate Day is celebrated in different countries on different days. 

7 July- Global Forgiveness Day 

Global Forgiveness Day on July 7, also known as International Forgiveness Day, is a relatively new observance dedicated to promoting forgiveness and reconciliation on a global scale. The exact origin and history of Global Forgiveness Day are not well-documented, but forgiveness as a concept has deep roots in various cultures and religions.

7 July- Islamic New Year

The Islamic New Year is also known as the  Hijri New Year. The day marks the beginning of the new lunar Hijri year and also the day on which the year count is increased. Most Muslims around the globe mark the first day of the month of Muharram as the start of the Islamic year. This year the first day of the Islamic New Year will be marked on July 7(tentative).

9 July- National Sugar Cookie Day

 It is observed on 9 July to honour the popular and delicious sugar cookie. The day celebrates the delicious little treat of sugar cookie and the big role it plays in our lives.

9 July- Nunavut Day 

Nunavut Day is a celebration of the creation of the Canadian territory of Nunavut. The day honours the rich culture, heritage, and contributions of the Inuit people who call Nunavut home. Nunavut Day also serves as a reminder of the ongoing efforts to preserve and protect the Inuit way of life and to foster understanding and respect for Indigenous cultures in Canada.

10 July- Global Energy Independence Day

Global Energy Independence Day is observed on July 10 all over the world annually. It serves as a reminder to governments, organizations, and individuals about the importance of reducing reliance on non-renewable resources and transitioning towards cleaner and more resilient energy systems. 

11 July - World Population Day
World Population Day is observed annually on 11 July to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues.

11 July - National 7-Eleven Day
National 7-Eleven Day is observed every year on 11 July. On this day 7-Eleven convenience stores reserve special deals for their customers. Every year it honours its customers in a variety of ways.

12 July - National Simplicity Day
National Simplicity Day is observed annually on 12 July to honour Henry David Thoreau who was an author, philosopher, historian, tax resister, abolitionist, development critic, surveyor, and leading transcendentalist. Basically, he was an advocate for living a life of simplicity.

12 July - Paper Bag Day
Paper Bag Day is observed on 12 July annually to recognise the importance of the invention of the Paper Bag that we mostly take for granted. In 1852, Francis Wolle, a schoolteacher, invented the first machine to mass-produce paper bags. 

12 July- Malala Day

Malala Day is celebrated every year on July 12 to celebrate the birthday of activist Malala Yousafzai. Malala Day was designated by the United Nations to honour the young woman who has been advocating for women's education for years. 

13 July: National French Fry Day

It is observed on 13 July to recognise a staple food in menus across the country. The day is generated to celebrate the amazing food dish. French fries come in various cuts and styles.

14 July - Bastille Day or French National Day
Bastille Day is celebrated on 14 July every year. This day marks the anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789 which is a turning point of the French Revolution.

15 July - World Youth Skills Day

World Youth Skills Day is celebrated on 15 July every year to raise awareness about the importance of technical, vocational education & training and the development of other skills relevant to both local and global economies.

15 July - Social Media Giving Day

It is observed on 15 July. The day was inaugurated by Givver.com, a platform dedicated to fundraising through Twitter, in 2013.

17 July - World Day for International Justice
World Day for International Justice is observed annually on 17 July every year. It is also known as the Day of International Criminal Justice or International Justice Day. This day recognises the emerging system of international criminal justice.

17 July - World Emoji Day

World Emoji Day is observed on 17 July every year since 2014. The day is celebrated to represent an idea or an emotion through electronic means. 

18 July - International Nelson Mandela Day
International Nelson Mandela Day is observed on 18 July every year. The day celebrates Mandela's life and legacy in a sustainable way that will bring about the needful changes.

20 July - International Chess Day

It is observed on 20 July to honour the foundation of the Federation Internationale des Eches (FIDES).

20 July - Moon Day

Moon Day commemorates the day when man first walked on the moon in 1969.

21 July- Guru Purnima 

Guru Purnima is a Hindu religious festival honouring all gurus, both academic and spiritual. Hindus, Jains, and Buddhists all participate in the holiday celebrations in India, Nepal, and Bhutan. 

22 July – Pi Approximation Day
Pi Approximation Day is observed on 22 July every year because of the value of Pi which is 22/7. Whereas Pi Day is celebrated on 14 March which is similar to the approximate value of 3.14 and also coincides with Albert Einstein’s birthday.

22 July- National Flag Day

The Indian National Flag remains a symbol of India's rich cultural heritage, its hard-fought struggle for freedom, and the aspirations of its people for a united and prosperous nation. National Flag Day is observed on July 22 annually to celebrate the adoption of the tricolour designed by Pingali Vekayya as the flag of India.

22 July - National Mango Day or Mango Day

It is celebrated on 22 July. The day is to know about the history and some lesser-known facts about the juicy and delicious fruit mango

22 July- Sawan

The holy month of Sawan or Shravan begins on 22 July this year. The date for Sawan changes every year. This fifth month of the Hindu lunar calendar typically falls between July and August in the Gregorian calendar. The holy month is dedicated to Lord Shiva, one of the most revered deities in Hinduism. It is believed that observing prayers, fasting, and other rituals during this month pleases Lord Shiva and in return, he grants devotees his blessings and divine grace.

24 July - National Thermal Engineer Day
National Thermal Engineer Day is observed every year on 24 July to show the importance of advancing the thermal engineering industry and is provide the electronics industry with innovative, high-quality, and cost-effective thermal management and packaging solutions.

25 July - World Embryologist Day

On 25 July 1978, Louise Joy Brown became the first baby to be conceived through IVF or in vitro fertilization and so the date is celebrated as World Embryologists Day every year.

25 July (Fourth Thursday in July) - National Refreshment Day
National Refreshment Day is observed annually on the fourth Thursday in July which falls on 25 July 2024. This day is basically to celebrate fun and refreshment during the hottest time of the year which is in the summer.

26 July - Kargil Vijay Diwas
Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed on 26 July and is named after the success of Operation Vijay. The Kargil war was ended on 26 July which continued approx 60 days. This day is celebrated to honour the Kargil War Heroes.

26 July (Last Friday in July) - System Administrator Appreciation Day
System Administrator Appreciation Day is observed annually on the last Friday of July to recognise the time and effort of the administrators, device doctors, and tech-therapists who sacrifice and work their magic during unsocial hours. This year in 2024 it falls on 26 July.

27 July- APJ Abdul Kalam's Death Anniversary

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam, aka APJ Abdul Kalam, was the 11th President of India. He took his last breath on July 27 2015. This year marks the 7th death of ‘Missile Man’. On this day, we can honour him as one of history's finest educators who made a significant contribution to the advancement of Indian space and military research.

28 July - World Nature Conservation Day
World Nature Conservation Day is observed on 28 July every year to recognise that a healthy environment is a foundation for a stable and productive society and for future generations. We must protect, conserve and sustainably manage our natural resources.

28 July - World Hepatitis Day
World Hepatitis Day is observed annually on 28 July to generate an opportunity to step up national and international efforts on hepatitis. Also, this day makes people aware of hepatitis disease and its consequences in the life of the people suffering from it.

28 July – National Parent's Day (Fourth Sunday in July)
National Parents Day is observed on the fourth Sunday in July and in 2024 it falls on 28 July. This day is celebrated to honour all the parents who play a vital role in the lives of children. Their unconditional love and sacrifice for their children can't be measured.

29 July - International Tiger Day
International Tiger Day is observed every year on 29 July to spread awareness about the need for the conservation of Tigers and promote the protection of the natural habitat of tigers. This day is also known as Global Tiger Day.

30 July - International Friendship Day

International Friendship Day is celebrated on 30 July to mark the importance of friends and friendship in life. The day also advocates the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in several cultures across the world.

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