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.