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Month of July: Facts, Quotes, and Trivia

Month of July: Facts, Quotes, and Trivia

July reminds us of the hot summer days. The warm sunrays, buzzing bees, and holidays! But, there's much more to this month. In this CelebrationJoy article, we bring you some less known facts, quotes, and trivia to test your knowledge, about the month of July.
Raksha Kulkarni
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2018
In the U.S., July is celebrated as -
  • National Ice Cream Month
  • National Culinary Arts Month
  • National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
  • National Anti-Boredom Month
July is the seventh month of the year, in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. In the ancient days, it was the fifth month and was known as 'Quintilis'; but now is known as July as it is the month of birth of Julius Caesar. It is the warmest month in the Northern hemisphere and the coldest month in the Southern hemisphere.
Some of the interesting facts related to this month are:
  • It is exactly half a year at 1 pm BST on July 3, if it is a non-leap year.
  • This month always starts on the same day of the week as April every year, and January in leap years.
  • In a non-leap year, no month ends on the same day of the week as July, but it ends as January in a leap year.
  • People who are born in this month fall under one of the 2 zodiac signs, Cancer (June 21 - July 22) or Leo(July 23 - August 22). On that note, you might want to go through some cancer zodiac quotes.
  • Lindsay Lohan, Selena Gomez, Robin Williams, and Tom Hanks are some people with the sun sign cancer, while Jennifer Lopez, Daniel Radcliffe, Madonna, and Sandra Bullock are some famous people with the sun sign Leo.
  • Water lily is the birth flower of July and ruby is the birthstone of this month.
Quotes and Sayings
quote on july month by francis thompson
The glowing Ruby should adorn
Those who in warm July are born,
Then will they be exempt and free
From love's doubt and anxiety.
― Anonymous
No other date on the calendar more potently symbolizes all that our nation stands for than the Fourth of July.
― Mac Thornberry
Fun Date Facts
fun date facts in july
July 1
  • Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day
  • Canada Day
  • International Joke Day
July 2
  • I Forgot Day
  • World UFO Day
July 3
  • Disobedience Day
  • Compliment Your Mirror Day
  • Stay out of the Sun Day
July 4
  • National Country Music Day
  • Independence Day (U.S.)
  • Sidewalk Egg Frying Day
July 5
  • Workaholics Day
July 6
  • International Kissing Day
  • National Fried Chicken Day
fun date facts of 1 - 10 in july
July 7
  • Chocolate Day
  • National Strawberry Sundae Day
July 8
  • Video Game Day
July 9
  • National Sugar Cookie Day
July 10
  • Teddy Bear Picnic Day
  • National Piña Colada Day
July 11
  • Cheer up the Lonely Day
  • World Population Day
July 12
  • Different Colored Eyes Day
  • Malala Day
  • Pecan Pie Day
July 13
  • Fool's Paradise Day
  • Barbershop Music Appreciation Day
  • Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • National French Fries Day
July 14
  • Pandemonium Day
  • Bastille Day
  • National Nude Day
fun date facts of 10 - 20 in july
July 15
  • Tapioca Pudding Day
  • Cow Appreciation Day
July 16
  • Fresh Spinach Day
July 17
  • Peach Ice Cream Day
  • World Day for International Justice
  • Yellow Pig Day
July 18
  • Nelson Mandela International Day
  • National Caviar Day
July 19
  • National Flitch Day
July 20
  • Moon Day
  • National Lollipop Day
  • Ugly Truck Day
July 21
  • National Junk Food Day
July 22
  • Hammock Day
  • Pi Approximation Day
  • Rat catcher's Day
July 23
  • National Hot Dog Day
  • Vanilla Ice Cream Day
July 24
  • Amelia Earhart Day
  • Cousins Day
July 25
  • Culinarians Day
  • Threading the Needle Day
July 26
  • Aunt and Uncle Day
  • All or Nothing Day
  • National Talk In An Elevator Day
fun date facts of 20 - 30 in july
July 27
  • Take Your Pants for a Walk Day
  • Bagpipe Appreciation Day
July 28
  • National Milk Chocolate Day
July 29
  • International Tiger Day
  • National Lasagna Day
July 30
  • Father-in-Law Day
  • National Cheesecake Day
  • International Day of Friendship
July 31
  • National Mutt Day
  • National Raspberry Cake Day
July Trivia
1. July is named after a famous Roman general. Who is it?

2. In J.K. Rowling's book, what is the character Harry Potter's birth date?

3. Which is the famous sport tournament that takes place in July?

4. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. Which was the name of their spaceflight?

5. In the Northern Hemisphere, days in the month of July and August are considered as the hottest days. What are they called?

6. Other than the water lily, another flower is regarded as the birth flower of July. Which is it?

7. What does the birthstone ruby signify?

8. There is a monument named 'July Column'. Where is it and what does it signify?