Historical Facts & Events In July

july : Historical Events

What is the first thought that crosses your mind when reminded of the word ‘July’? Several years ago, the seventh month of the Gregorian calendar was known as ‘Quintilis’. Later on, the name ‘Quintilis’ faded away and a new word called ‘Julius’ was coined to refer to this month. Yes, you guessed that right, the legendary Roman icon Julius Caesar was the inspiration behind this new name.

Most people even agree that it was one of the best tributes which could be given to Caesar, who was even Shakespeare’s obsession. Several pieces of information speaking about the historic significance of July are available online.

Events By Days

15th July

  • Most people comprehend history as something which relates to events which happened in the remote...

16th July

  • According to a famous saying ‘Life happens at the level of events, not of words’. Having said...

17th July

  • Modern ways to entertain saw the light of the day on 17th July 1955 as Disneyland was opened for...

18th July

  • It is hard to believe that a person will defy the norms and take everybody by surprise with her...

19th July

  • American screenwriter Michael Crichton once said, "If you don't know history, then you don't know...

20th July

  • July 20 is a historic day and in fact, in the words of Neil Armstrong it is a day of ‘a giant...

21st July

  • A root from where we stemmed is our history, and like every story has a beginning, our past has a...

22nd July

  • American writer Sarah Vowell, known for her creations on American history, once said, "History is...

23rd July

  • If we go by the British Statesman Edmund Burke, he says ‘those who don’t know history are...

24th July

  • After two world wars, the world realized the futility of wars and various efforts were made to...

25th July

  • According to the renowned author Chuck Palahniuk, ‘We'll be remembered more for what we destroy...

26th July

  • James Fenimore Cooper, the renowned American writer, drew an interesting analogy between history...

27th July

  • What do you think about history? Is it something which intrigues you or just the mere mention of...

28th July

  • We have a unit of measurement for almost everything, both tangible and intangible. Likewise, if we...

29th July

  • July 29 is an immensely significant day in the history of sports, as it was on this day that...

30th July

  • The penultimate day of Julius Caesar’s month has witnessed some remarkable events throughout the...




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