July 1: Day of the Week
July 1, 2021 was the 182nd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 183 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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)
- 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.
- 1870The United States Department of Justice formally comes into existence.
- 1873Prince Edward Island joins the Canadian Confederation.
- 1921The Communist Party of China is founded.
- 1931United Airlines begins service (as Boeing Air Transport).
- 1958Flooding of Canada’s St. Lawrence Seaway begins.
- 1963ZIP Codes are introduced for United States mail.
- 2003Over 500,000 people protested against efforts to pass anti-sedition legislation in Hong Kong.
- 2004Saturn orbit insertion of Cassini-Huygens begins at 01:12 UTC and ends at 02:48 UTC.
- 2007Smoking in England is banned in all public indoor spaces.
Who were born on July 1?
- 1481King Christian II of Denmark, Sweden and Norway (d. 1559)
- 1934Jean Marsh, English actress
- 1938Craig Anderson, American baseball player
- 1951Trevor Eve, British actor
- 1957Lisa Blount, American actress and producer (d. 2010)
- 1963Roddy Bottum, American musician (Faith No More, Imperial Teen)
- 1977Pamela Rogers Turner, former elementary school physical education teacher/coach and convicted sex offender
- 1977Tom Frager, French-born singer and surfer
- 1980Nelson Cruz, Dominican Baseball Player
- 1981Amanda Diva, American actress and rapper
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