July 1: Day of the Week
July 1, 2019 was the 182nd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 183 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.
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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)
- 1782American privateers attack Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
- 1863American Civil War: the Battle of Gettysburg begins.
- 1867The British North America Act of 1867 takes effect as the Constitution of Canada, creating the Canadian Confederation and the federal dominion of Canada; Sir John A. Macdonald is sworn in as the first Prime Minister of Canada.
- 1881General Order 70, the culmination of the Cardwell and Childers reforms of the British Army, comes into effect.
- 1935Regina, Saskatchewan police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police ambush strikers participating in On-to-Ottawa-Trek.
- 1948Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Quaid-i-Azam) inaugurates Pakistan’s central bank, the State Bank of Pakistan.
- 1958The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation links television broadcasting across Canada via microwave.
- 1963ZIP Codes are introduced for United States mail.
- 1976Portugal grants autonomy to Madeira.
- 2002A Bashkirian Airlines (flight 2937) Tupolev TU-154 and a DHL (German cargo) Boeing 757 collide in mid-air over Ueberlingen, southern Germany, killing 71.
Who were born on July 1?
- 1742Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, German physicist (d. 1799)
- 1807Thomas Green Clemson, American educator (d. 1888)
- 1879Léon Jouhaux, French labor figure, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (d. 1954)
- 1912Sally Kirkland, American fashion editor (d. 1989)
- 1921Seretse Khama, Botswanan politician (d. 1980)
- 1947Kazuyoshi Hoshino, Japanese racing driver
- 1949John Farnham, English-born Australian singer
- 1972Claire Forlani, English actress
- 1975Sufjan Stevens, American singer and musician
- 1983Lynsey Bartilson, American actress
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