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2023 July

Air-Conditioning Appreciation Days
Alopecia Month for Women
Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
Bikini Month
Bioterrorism/Disaster Education and Awareness Month
Cell Phone Courtesy Month
Cord Blood Awareness Month
Dog Days of Summer Month
Eggplant and Lettuce Month
Eye Injury Prevention Month
Family Golf Month
Family Reunion Month
Fireworks Safety Month
Fragile X Awareness Month
Freedom from Fear of Speaking Month
Fuel Safety Month
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month
Grange Month
Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
Herbal/Prescription Interaction Awareness Month
Hitchhiking Month
Independent Retailer Month
International Blondie/Deborah Harry Month
International Group B Strep Awareness Month
International Zine Month
Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month
Mango and Melon Month
National Anti-Boredom Month
National Baked Bean Month
National Black Family Month
National Blueberries Month
National Child-Centered Divorce Month
National Cleft & Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month
National Contract Sewing Month
National Culinary Arts Month
National Deli Salad Month
National Deli Sandwich Month
National Doghouse Repairs Month
National Grilling Month
National Hemp Month
National HIV Awareness Month
National Horseradish Month
National Hot Dog Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Make A Difference to A Child Month
National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month
National Parks and Recreation Month
National Picnic Month
National Roadside Traffic Safety Month
National Rodeo Month
National Share a Sunset with your Lover Month
National Vacation Rental Month
National Wheelchair Beautification Month
Nectarine and Garlic Month
Sandwich Generation Month
Sarcoma Awareness Month
Self-Care Month
Smart Irrigation Month
Social Wellness Month
Tour de France Month
Unlucky Month for Weddings
UV Safety Month
Wheat Month
Women’s Motorcycle Month
World Watermelon Month
World Watercolor Month
Worldwide Bereaved Parents Awareness Month

First Week (July 1-8)

Bean and Bacon Days
Be Nice to New Jersey Week
Freedom Week (4-10)
National Farriers Week
National Independent Living Month
National Marijuana Facts Week
National Tom Sawyer Days
National Unassisted Home Birth Week
Roswell UFO Days

Second Week (July 9-15)
National Cancer Survivor Sibling Week
National Therapeutic Recreation Week
National Vodka Week
National Ventriloquism Week
Nude Recreation Week
Operation Safe Driver Week
Running of the Bulls
Sports Cliché Week

Third Week (July 16-22)
Beach Volleyball Days
Captive Nations Week
Comic-Con International
Everybody Deserves a Massage Week
Family Golf Week
Hemingway Lookalike Days
Hemp History Week
National Baby Food Week
National Independent Retailers Week
National Parenting Gifted Children Week
National Sweet Corn Weekend
National Zookeepers Week
Restless Leg Syndrome Education and Awareness Week

Fourth Week (July 23-29)
National Moth Week
National Tequila Week
Quilt Odyssey Week
Satchmo Week
Women in Baseball Week
World Lumberjack Championship
World Police and Fire Games

Fifth Week (July 30-31)
Annie Oakley Days
National Exercise with your Child Days
Single Working Women’s Week

July 1st
Battle of Gettysburg Started in 1863
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms Day
Canada Day
Drug Enforcement Administration Day
Estee Lauder Day
Financial Freedom Day
Guy Smiley’s Birthday (Sesame Street)
Hop a Park Day
International Cherry Pit Spitting Day
International Day of Cooperatives
International Joke Day
International Reggae Day
International Tartan Day
Jean Marsh’s Birthday (1934)
Leslie Caron’s Birthday (1931)
Medicare Day
National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day
National Gingersnap Day
National GSA Employee Day
National Play Outside Day
National Postal Worker Day
Olivia DeHavilland’s Birthday (1916)
Popeye’s Birthday
Princess Diana’s Birthday (1961)
Resolution Renewal Day
Slurpee Day
US Postage Stamp Day
Zip Code Day

July 2nd
First Zeppelin flew (1900)
I Forgot Day
Made in the USA Day
National Anisette Day
National Corn Hole Day
National Independent Beer Run Day
National Wildland Firefighter Day
Second Half of the Year Day
US Army Air Corps Established (1926)
World UFO Day

July 3rd
Air-Conditioning Appreciation Day
Alice in Wonderland Day (published in 1865)
Buck Moon
Compliment Your Mirror Day
Bill Watterson’s Birthday (1958)
Disobedience Day
Drop a Rock Day
Franz Kafka’s Birthday (1883)
George M. Cohan’s Birthday (1878)
International Plastic Bag Free Day
National Chocolate Wafer Day
National Eat Your Beans Day
National Fried Clams Day
Stay Out of the Sun Day

July 4th
Alice in Wonderland Day
American Independence Day
Boom Box Parade Day
Independence From Meat Day
Indivisible Day
Lou Gehrig Day
Mitch Miller’s Birthday (1911)
Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Birthday (1804)
National BBQ Ribs Day
National Caesar Salad Day
National Country Music Day
Sidewalk Egg Frying Day
Stephen Foster’s Birthday (1826)
Tom Sawyer Fence Painting Day

July 5th
Anniversary of the Bikini (1946)
Bikini Day
National Apple Turnover Day
National Graham Cracker Day
National Hawaii Day
P.T. Barnum’s Birthday (1810)
Thong Day
Work-a-Holics Day
Work Without Your Hands Day (Spongebob Squarepants)

July 6th
First Picture Postcard Made
Fried Chicken Day
Frido Kahlo’s Birthday (1907)
George W. Bush’s Birthday (1946)
International Kissing Day
Jennifer Saunders’ Birthday (1958)
John Paul Jones’ Birthday (1747)
National Hand Roll Day
Sebastian Cabot’s Birthday (1918)
Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day

July 7th
Bonza Bottler Day (7/7)
Dive Bar Day
Father-Daughter Take a Walk Day
Global Forgiveness Day
Macaroni Day
Marc Chagall’s Birthday (1887)
National Day of Rock N Roll
National Strawberry Sundae Day
Pierre Cardin’s Birthday (1922)
Tell the Truth Day
World Chocolate Day

July 8th
Bald is In Day
Carver Day
Coca Cola Day
Grange Day
International Skinny Dip Day
Kevin Bacon’s Birthday (1958)
Liberty Bell cracks in 1835 while being rung at John Marshall’s funeral
Math 2.0 Day
National Chocolate with Almonds Day
National Freezer Pop Day
National Ice Cream Sundae Day
National Raspberry Day
National Video Games Day
Raffi’s Birthday (1948)
Savor the Comic, Unplug the Drama Day
Toby Keith’s Birthday (1961)
Wolfgang Puck’s Birthday (1949)
Zigfield Follies Day

July 9th
Barn Day
Deadhead Day
Eid Ai Adha
Fred Savage’s Birthday (1976)
Martyrdom of the Bab
National Dimples Day
National No Bra Day
National Sugar Cookie Day
Tom Hanks’ Birthday (1956)

July 10th
Clerihew Day
Don’t Step on a Bee Day
Global Energy Independence Day
International Town Criers Day
James Whistler’s Birthday (1834)
Kitten Day
Maurice Proust’s Birthday (1871)
Oils & Concentrates Day
Pick Blueberries Day
Pina Colada Day
Teddy Bear’s Picnic Day
U S Energy Independence Day

July 11th
All-American Pet Photo Day
Bowdler’s Day
Cheer Up the Lonely Day
Cow Appreciation Day
Day of the Five Billion
E.B. White’s Birthday (1899)
Georgio Armani’s Birthday (1936)
International Sister Cities Day
Make Your Own Sundae Day
National Blueberry Muffin Day
National Mojito Day
National Rainier Cherry Day
National 7-11 Day
Patricia Polacco’s Birthday (1940)
World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day
World Population Day

July 12th
Andrew Wyeth’s Birthday (1917)
Battle of the Boyne
Christine McVie’s Birthday (1943)
Different Colored Eyes Day
Eat Your Jello Day
George Eastman’s Birthday (1854)
Henry David Thoreau’s Birthday (1817)
Julius Caesar’s Birthday (100 BC)
Malala Yousafzai’s Birthday (1997)
National Pecan Pie Day
Night of Nights
Oscar Hammerstein’s Birthday (1895)
Paper Bag Day
Simplicity Day

July 13th
Barbershop Music Appreciation Day
Embrace Your Geekness Day
Erno Rubik’s (Rubik’s Cube Inventor) Birthday (1944)
Go West Day
Gruntled Workers Day
Harrison Ford’s Birthday (1942)
International Rock and Roll Day
National Beans and Franks Day
National Beef Tallow Day
National Be Your Own Hero Day
National Delaware Day
National Nitrogen Ice Cream Day
Northwest Ordinance Enacted (1787)
Pigpen Day (1954 introduced)
Rock N Roll Day
World Cup Soccer Day

July 14th
Bastille Day
Collector Car Appreciation Day
Harry Dean Stanton’s Birthday (1926)
International Nude Day
Jane Lynch’s Birthday (1960)
National French Fry Day
National Grand Marnier Day
National Macaroni and Cheese Day
National Motorcycle Day
National Tape Measure Day
Pandemonium Day
Peggy Parish’s Birthday (1927) Amelia Bedelia
Robin Hood Day
Shark Awareness Day
Wayne the Chicken Day
William Hanna’s Birthday (1910)
Woody Guthrie’s Birthday (1912)
World Chimpanzee Day
World Kebab Day
World Orca Day

July 15th
Arctic Sea Ice Day
Be A Dork Day
Celebration of the Horse Day
Clement C. Moore’s Birthday (1779)
First Boeing 707 Flew (1954)
Gummi Worm Day
International Sister Cities Day
Iris Murdoch’s Birthday (1919)
National Bridal Sale Day
National Give Something Away Day
National I Love Horses Day
National Pet Fire Safety Day
Record Store Day
Rembrandt Van Rijn’s Birthday (1606)
St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Birthday (1850) (1st American Saint)
St. Swithin’s Day
Tapioca Pudding Day
Toss Away The Could Haves and Should Haves Day
Women’s Dive Day
Woodie Wagon Day
World Youth Skills Day

July 16th
Anne Hutchinson Memorial Day
Apollo 11 lifts off on its voyage to the moon (1969)
Fresh Spinach Day
Guy Laroche (1921)
Lake Superior Day
Laura Carmichael’s Birthday (1986)
Michael Flatley’s Birthday (1958)
National Corn Fritter Day
National Guinea Pig Day
National Ice Cream Day
National Personal Chef Day
Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day
Will Ferrell’s Birthday (1967)
World Snake Day

July 17th
Disneyland Opens (1955)
Day for International Criminal Justice
Global Hug Your Kids Day
John Jacob Astor’s Birthday (1763)
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day
National Hot Dog Day
National Lottery Day
National Peach Ice Cream Day
National Tattoo Day
Sewing Machine Patented (1790)
Vince Guaraldi’s Birthday (1928)
World Day for International Criminal Justice
World Emoji Day
Wrong-Way Corrigan Day
Yellow Pig Day

July 18th
Elizabeth McGovern’s Birthday (1961)
Insurance Nerd Day
International Mandela Day
Jane Austen Died (1817)
National Caviar Day
National Sour Candy Day
Steve Forbes’ Birthday (1947)
World LIstening Day

July 19th
Benedict Cumberbatch’s Birthday (1976)
Edgar Degas’ Birthday (1834)
Flitch Day
International Balloon Dog Day
International Retainer Day
Islamic New Year
John Newberry’s Birthday (1713)
National Daiquiri Day
National Hot Dog Day
Stick Your Tongue Out Day
Take Your Poet to Work Day
Words With Friends Day

July 20th
Chess Day
Cormac McCarthy’s Birthday (1933)
Get to Know Your Customers Day
Gregor Mendel’s Birthday (1822)
International Cake Day
International Chess Day
Marcie Day (Peanuts introduced in 1971)
Moon Day (Armstrong and Aldrin land on moon in 1969)
National Fortune Cookie Day
National Lollipop Day
National Pennsylvania Day
Sir Edmund Hillary’s Birthday (1919) (first to reach Mt. Everest)
Space Exploration Day
Ugly Truck Day
World Jump Day

July 21st
Celebration of the Horse Day
Don Knotts’ Birthday (1924)
Ernest Hemingway’s Birthday (1899)
Legal Drinking Age Day
Lowest Recorded Temperature Day (-128.6 degrees F-Antartica)
National Be Someone Day
National Junk Food Day
National Lamington Day
National Pajama Day
No Pet Store Puppies Day
Park and Recreation Professionals Day
Robin Williams’ Birthday (1952)

July 22nd
Be a Good Teammate Day
Bobby Sherman’s Birthday (1943)
Casual Pi Day
Fragile X Awareness Day
Hammock Day
Lion’s Share Day
National Day of Lament
National Day of the Cowboy
National Mango Day
National Penuche Fudge Day
National Rat Catcher’s Day
Oscar de La Renta’s Birthday (1932)
Pied Piper of Hamelin Day
Spooners Day
Willem Dafoe’s Birthday (1955)

July 23rd
Aunties Day
Body Painting Day
Daniel Radcliffe’s Birthday (1989)
Gorgeous Grandma Day
Hot Enough for Ya Day
Ice Cream Cone Introduced (1904)
National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
Parents Day
Slash’s Birthday (1965)
World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly
World Sjogren’s Day

July 24th
Alexander Dumas’ Birthday (1802)
Amelia Earhart’s Birthday (1897)
Cousins Day
International Self-Care Day
Marvin the Martian’s Birthday
Mormon Pioneer Day
National Drive-Thru Day
National Frozen Margarita Day
National Utah Day
National Thermal Engineers Day
Tell an Old Joke Day
Tequila Day

July 25th
Carousel or Merry Go Round Day
Culinarians Day
Health & Happiness with Hypnosis Day
Hire a Veteran Day
International Red Shoe Day
Maxfield Parrish’s Birthday (1870)
National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
Threading the Needle Day
Wine & Cheese Day
World Drowning Prevention Day

July 26th
All or Nothing Day
Americans with Disabilities Day
Armed Forces Unification Day
Aunts and Uncles Day
Bagelfest Day
Bert’s Birthday (Sesame Street)
Dorothy Hamill’s Birthday (1956)
George Bernard Shaw’s Birthday (1856)
Helen Mirren’s Birthday (1945)
International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem
Kate Beckinsale’s Birthday (1973)
Mick Jagger’s Birthday (1943)
National Coffee Milkshake Day
National Disability Independence Day
One Voice
Sandra Bullock’s Birthday (1964)
Vivian Vance’s Birthday (1912)

July 27th
Alexander Dumas’ Birthday (1824)
Barbie in a Blender Day
Bugs Bunny’s Birthday
Love is Kind Day
National Chili Dog Day
National Crème Brulee Day
National Intern Day
National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day
National New Jersey Day
National Refreshment Day
National Scotch Day
Shiraz Day
Take Your Houseplants for a Walk Day
Walk on Stilts Day

July 28th
Beatrix Potter’s Birthday (1866)
Buffalo Soldiers Day
First Fingerprint Taken
First Telegram Sent
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’ Birthday (1929)
Lumberjack Day
National Get Gnarly Day
National Milk Chocolate Day
National Waterpark Day
National Talk in an Elevator Day
Peggy Fleming’s Birthday (1948)
System Administrator Appreciation Day
U.S. Police and Fire Championships
World Conservation Day
World Hepatitis Day

July 29th
Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary
Cheese Sacrifice Purchase Day
International Butler Day
International Chicken Wing Day
International Tiger Day
Lasagna Day
NASA Anniversary
National Lipstick Day
National Water Gun Fight Day
Paddle for Perthes Disease Awareness Day
Rain Day
Sharon Creech’s Birthday (1945)
Tim Gunn’s Birthday (1953)

July 30th
Alton Brown’s Birthday (1962)
Antonio Benedetto Puccini’s Birthday (1747)
Cheesecake Day
Emily Bronte’s Birthday (1818)
Father-in-Law Day
Henry Ford’s Birthday (1863)
International Day of Friendship
Kyle Larson’s Birthday (1992)
National Chicken and Waffles Day
National Share a Hug Day
National Support of Public Education Day
National Whistleblower Appreciation Day
Neville Longbottom’s Birthday
Paperback Book Day
World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 31st
First US Patent Issued – Granted to Samuel Hopkins in 1790
Franklin Day (first appeared in Peanuts in 1968)
Harry Potter’s Birthday
J.K. Rowling’s Birthday (1965)
Milton Friedman’s Birthday (1912)
National Avocado Day
National #Love Day
National Mutt Day
National Orgasm Day
National Raspberry Cake Day
Robert Kimmel Smith’s Birthday (1930)
Uncommon Instruments Awareness Day
World Ranger Day