Important Days in Month of July

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Important Days in Month of July

1 July National  Postal Worker Day The day is celebrated to recognize the contribution made by Postal workers in our society.

The day was initiated by a popular postal service provider Seattle, The United States of America in 1997.

1 July National Chartered Accountants Day The day is celebrated to commemorate the findings of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India by parliament of India on 1st July 1949. it is second largest professional accounting and finance body in the world.
1 July National Doctor’s Day The day is organised by the Indian Medical Association.

The day is celebrated to honours the great physicians and doctor in our lives.

The day commemorates the birth anniversary of our second chief minister of West Bengal, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy who was born and on 1st July 1882 and died on same date 1st July 1962.

1 July National U.S Postage Stamp Day It is celebrated to commemorate the existence of Postage Stamp that is used for sending the letters.
1 July National Gingersnap Day The day is celebrated to enjoy the sweet and savory treat.
2 July National Anisette Day Anisette is a flavoured liquor which is popular in Spain, Italy, Portugal and France,
2 July World Sports Journalist Day The day aims to acknowledge letters e the work of sports journalist.

The day was found all over the world and united by the International Sports Press Association.

The day was established by the International Sports Press Association in 1994.

The day was formed on 2nd Jut 1924 during the Summer Olympics in Paris

2 July World UFO Day The day dedicated to the existence of unidentified Flying Objects by the World UFO Day Organisation. The day was observed on 24th June later it was established on 2nd July to commemorate the day.
First Saturday of July International Day of Cooperatives The day is celebrated every year on the first Sunday of July to increase the awareness of Cooperatives.


3 July National Fried Clam Day Fried Cams is the process of deep frying the clam after being coated in the bread crumbs and stripping it further.
6 July World Zoonoses Day The day is to raise the awareness of the risks of zoonotic diseases which is infectious diseases like virus, bacteria and parasites that can spread among animals to human and vice versa.

The day was established n 6th July 1885 when Louis Pasteur successfully administered the first vaccine against rabies virus which is a zoonotic disease.

7 July World Chocolate Day/ International Chocolate Day The day celebrates the existence of chocolate in our lives

The day was first celebrated in the year 2009.

7 July was the day when chocolate was first introduced to Europe in 1550.

10 July National Fish Farmer’s Day The day is celebrated by the Department of Fisheries, Ministries of Fisheries, animal husbandry and Dairying in association with the national fisheries development board.

The day is commemorating the remembrance of scientists Dr. K H Alikunhi and Dr. H L Chaudhury who invented the induced breeding technology of Indian, major carps on 10 July 1957.

11 July World Population Day The day is celebrated to raise awareness among people about impact of growing population and issues related to gender equality, family planning, poverty, human rights etc.

The day was established by the Governing Council of United National Developmental Program in 1989.


11 July National 7-Eleven Day/ National Free Slurpee Day The day was first celebrated in 2002.
12 July World Malala Day The day declared to honour the young activists, Malala Yousafzai.

The day commemorate the birthday of Malala Yousafzai to honour the women and children’s right all over the world.

On 9th October 2012, she was shot in the head by Taliban gunmen after she publicly advocated for the girl education.

She co-authored the book with title “I Am Malala”.

12 July National Simplicity Day The day is celebrated to honour the birthday of Henry David Thoreau. He was born on 12 July 1817.
12 July Paper Bag Day The day is celebrated to spread awareness about using paper bags instead of plastics because it causes pollution and serious threats to natural environment.
14 July Bastille Day or French National Day The French National Day is the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille on 14th July 1789, a major event of French Revolution.
15 July World Youth Skill Day The day is celebrated as an opportunity for young people, technical and vocational education and training institution etc.

The United Nations General Assembly declared the 15 July as a Youth Skill Day in 2014.

17 July World Day for International Justice The day also known as International Criminal Justice or International Justice Day.

The day marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statue on 17 July 1998. It came about when 120 states adopted a statue in Rome. The statue was known as the Rome Statue of the International Criminal court.

18 July Nelson Mandela International Day The first Mandela day was observed in New York on 18th July 2009. The United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution on 10 November 2009 declaring 18 July as Nelson  Mandela International Day.
20 July International Chess Day The day is celebrated annually since 1966 o celebrate most ancient and popular games in history.

The day was founded in 1924 and he idea o celebrate the day as International Chess Day was proposed by UNESCO.

In India, this broad and oldest game was originally named ‘Chaturanga’.

20 July Science Exploration Day/ Moon Day The day is marked every year on 20th July. It was the day in 1969 when Neil Armstrong and Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin became the first human land on the Moon’s surface. To commemorate their achievement the president of United States Ronald Reagan was declared a holiday in 1984.

Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon surface with Edwin Aldrin.

22 July World Brain Day The World Federation of Neurology celebrates this day every year on 22nd July
23 July National Broadcasting Day The day is celebrated every year o celebrate the importance of radio which is part of people’s life in India.

In 1927, First-ever radio broadcast in the country went on the air from the Bombay Station under the Indian Broadcasting Company.

He first Broadcast was made on 23rd July 1927 from Bombay Station. The station was owned by a private company called Indian Broadcasting Company. The Government of India took over the Broadcasting on 1st April 1930 and renamed as Indian State Broadcasting Service. 

On 8th June 1936, I became All India Radio one of he largest broadcasting organizations in the world.

24 July Aaykar Diwas/ Income Tax Day (CBDT) The Income Tax was first introduced by Sir James Wilson in India. The purpose of the tax was o compensate for he losses incurred by the British regime during first world war of independence against British Rule in 1857.

In 2010, the firs income tax day was celebrated.

25 July World Drowning Prevention Day The day was declared through the United General Assembly Resolution.
26 July Kargil Vijaya Diwas The day was first celebrated in 1999 to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in the Kargil conflict. Kargil war was fought between the two nations Pakistan and India near the Line of control, the de-facto border that divides Kashmir between two nations. The India got the victory.
26 July International Day for the conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem The day is to raise awareness of the importance of mangrove ecosystem as a unique, special and vulnerable ecosystem.

The day was adopted by the general conference of United Nation educational, scientific and cultural organisation (UNESCO) in 2015.

In 1998, Greenpeace activist Hayhow Daniel Nanoto died of a heart attack during massive protest to re-establish mangrove wetlands in Muisne, Ecuador.

27 July CRPF Day It is India’s largest central armed Police Force under Ministry of Home Affairs.

It came into existence as the crown representative’s Police on 27th July 1939. After independence it became CRPF on enactment of CRPF Act 28th December 1949.


28 July  World Hepatitis Day The day is to enhance awareness of viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that causes different health problems.

The day is celebrated the birthday of Nobel Prize winning scientist Dr. Baruch Blumberg who discovered the Hepatitis B virus and develops a diagnostic test and vaccine. The five main streams of his virus are A, B, C, D in which B and C is more common cause o death.

28 July World Nature Conservation day The main aim of this day to aware people about protecting and conserving natural resources.
29 July International Tiger Day The day is to raise awareness about the declining population of wild cats and making efforts to conserve them.

He project came into effect during the signing of the Saint Petersburg declaration by 13 Tigers range countries in 2010 in Russia.

30 July  World Day against Trafficking in Persons The day is to raise awareness of the situations of victims of human trafficking and for promotions and protections of their rights. The day was designated by General Assembly in 2013.
31 July World Ranger Day The day is observed to commemorate the rangers killed or injured while on duty and their works that rangers do to protect world’s natural and cultural heritage.

In 1992, International Ranger  Federation was founded

First International Ranger Day was celebrated in 2007