Interactive "On This Day in History" Calendar

July 2018

July is “National Picnic Month”

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Canada Day (Canada)
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Ancestry Day, Haiti
Halfway Point of the Year
Vermont became the first colony to abolish slavery, 1777
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Idaho became a state, 1890
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Independence Day (US)
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National Day of Venezuela
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National Day of Malawi
Last Quarter Moon
7:51 AM GMT
Aphelion Day
4:47 PM GMT

The Earth is at its farthest distance from the Sun. Label an orbital diagram.

George W. Bush born, 1946
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Hawaiian Island Kingdom annexed by the US, 1898
Camillo Golgi (biologist) born, 1843
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The first American passport was issued, 1796
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Britain proclaimed that the Australian colonies would be united (as of January 1, 1901) as the Commonwealth of Australia, 1900
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Boris Yeltsin sworn in as Russia's first elected President, 1991
Wyoming became a state, 1890
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Skylab, USA's 1st space station, fell to Earth; pieces scattered from the SE Indian Ocean to Western Australia, 1979
James Abbott McNeil Whistler (artist) born, 1834
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R. Buckminster Fuller born, 1895
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Partial Solar Eclipse
2:48 AM GMT
Queen Victoria became the first monarch to live in Buckingham Palace, 1837
Friday the 13th
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Rembrandt Van Rijn (artist) born, 1606
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Roald Amundsen (explorer) born, 1872
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The first U.S. dental school (at Harvard Univ.) was established, 1867
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John Glenn (astronaut) born, 1921
Rolihlahla (Nelson) Mandela (activist, President of South Africa) born, 1918
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First Quarter Moon
7:52 PM GMT
Stick Out Your Tongue Day
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First Moon Landing (Apollo 11), 1969
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New Hampshire became a state, 1788
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Alexander Calder (artist) born, 1898
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The International Whaling Commission voted for a total ban on commercial whaling, 1982 (which took effect in 1985)
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Simon Bolivar born, 1783
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Svetlana Savitskaya was the first woman to walk in space, 1984
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Liberia's Flag Adopted, 1847
Carl Jung (psychoanalyst) born, 1875
New York became a state, 1788
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Full Moon
8:20 PM GMT
Total Lunar Eclipse
8:20 PM GMT
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Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia, starting World War I, 1914
First solar eclipse was photographed, 1851
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NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) was authorized by Congress, 1958
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U.S. Patent Office issues its first patent, 1790
J.K. Rowling (author) born, 1965
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