July 1: Day of the Week
July 1, 2021 is the 182nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 183 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is jueves.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 1: This Day in History
The end of this day marks the halfway point of a leap year. It also falls on the same day of the week as New Year’s Day in a leap year.
July 1 Historical Event(s)
- 1862The Russian State Library is founded.
- 1885The United States terminates reciprocity and fishery agreement with Canada.
- 1908SOS is adopted as the international distress signal.
- 1958Flooding of Canada’s St. Lawrence Seaway begins.
- 1963ZIP Codes are introduced for United States mail.
- 1967The European Community is formally created out of a merger with the Common Market, the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Commission.
- 1968Formal separation of the United Auto Workers from the AFL-CIO.
- 1976Portugal grants autonomy to Madeira.
- 2002The International Criminal Court is established to prosecute individuals for genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the crime of aggression.
- 2007Smoking in England is banned in all public indoor spaces.
Who were born on July 1?
- 1804George Sand, French writer (d. 1876)
- 1873Alice Guy-Blaché, American film director (d. 1968)
- 1932Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist (d. 2007)
- 1943Marian Glinka, Polish actor (d. 2008)
- 1955Keith Whitley, American country music singer (d. 1989)
- 1961Michelle Wright, Canadian country music singer and guitarist
- 1962Andre Braugher, American actor
- 1971Julianne Nicholson, American actress
- 1977Greg Pattillo, American beatboxing flautist
- 1982Carmella DeCesare, American glamor model
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