The month of July holds many celebrations. From Canada Day and Parent Day to Chocolate Day and Moon Day, there are many ways to participate. In the United States, it is considered the month of one of its biggest celebrations, Independence Day. The fine weather makes for an excellent time for vacations, travel and going to the beach. Relaxing and enjoying National Hammock Day, fishing or attending reunions are just some of the summer diversions enjoyed during July.

See July’s history and Interesting facts about people born in July.

Getting out on the golf course or cooling off in the pool during the hottest part of the year in the Northern Hemisphere
In the Northern Hemisphere, people enjoy golf, team sports and cool off in the pool heading into the hottest part of the summer. Sand volleyball, water polo, boating, fishing are other enjoyable pastimes. Weather ranges from monsoon to desert.

National Cellphone Courtesy Month
National Watercolor Month
National Anti-Bordom Month
National Baked Beans Month
National Hotdog Month
National Culinary Arts Month
National Grilling Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Peach Month
National Blueberry Month
National Picnic Month
National Nudist Recreation Week
National Horseradish Month
National Hemp Month
National Contract Sewing Month

Independence Day July 4th

This month is known for firsts. Louis Pasteur would test the first rabies vaccine in 1885 during the month of July, and Bikini’s made their debut in 1948. In 1969, space travel took great strides, and Neil Armstrong put the first footprints on the moon. Delaware became the first state to independence from Britain.