July 1: Day of the Week
July 1, 2023 was the 182nd day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 183 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.
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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.
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)
- 1855Signing of the Quinault Treaty: the Quinault and the Quileute cede their land to the United States.
- 1881The world’s first international telephone call is made between St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine, United States.
- 1915Lieutenant Kurt Wintgens achieves the first known aerial victory with a synchronized gun-equipped fighter plane, the Fokker M.5K/MG Eindecker.
- 1923The Canadian Parliament suspends all Chinese immigration.
- 1962Independence of Burundi.
- 1968Formal separation of the United Auto Workers from the AFL-CIO.
- 1980O Canada officially becomes the national anthem of Canada.
- 1997China resumes sovereignty over the city-state of Hong Kong, ending 156 years of British colonial rule.
- 2006The first operation of Qinghai-Tibet Railway in the People’s Republic of China.
- 2007Smoking in England is banned in all public indoor spaces.
Who were born on July 1?
- 1906Estée Lauder, American entrepreneur (d. 2004)
- 1926Carl Hahn, German automotive executive
- 1926Hans Werner Henze, German composer
- 1934Jamie Farr, American actor
- 1938Craig Anderson, American baseball player
- 1942Mike Malloy, American talk radio host
- 1957Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (d. 2010)
- 1968Jordi Mollà, Spanish actor
- 1977Pamela Rogers Turner, former elementary school physical education teacher/coach and convicted sex offender
- 1982Adrian Ward, American football player
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