Important Days and Dates in July 2021: National and International

Important Days and Dates in July 2021: Several events and festivals of national and international importance fall in the month of July. Let us have a look at the list of events of July 2021 with their themes and significance.
Created On: Jul 22, 2021 09:02 IST
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Important Days and Dates in July 2021
Important Days and Dates in July 2021

Important Days and Dates in July 2021: Check here for the list of events and festivals that falls in July 2021. Several important days are often celebrated in July to raise awareness about some matter. 

Important Days in July 2021

1st July – National Doctor’s Day
In India, Doctor's Day is observed on 1st July to mark the importance of doctors hold in our lives. This day is also meant to commemorate the medical industry and its advancements.

1st July – National Postal Worker Day
National Postal Worker Day is observed every year on 1st July to thank and appreciate all men and women who work consistently and diligently to deliver all our mail and packages.

1st July – Canada Day
Canada Day is celebrated annually on 1st July and it is a statutory holiday. This day marks the anniversary of the formation of the union of the British North America provinces in a federation under the name of Canada. Canada Day also means fireworks and the year's biggest national party.

1st July - Chartered Accountants Day
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) was established on 1st July, 1949 and so in India is marked as a  Chartered Accountants Day. It is the second-largest professional accounting and finance body in the world.

1 July - National U.S. Postage Stamp Day
National U.S. Postage Stamp Day is celebrated on 1st July every year to commemorate the existence of Postage Stamps that is used for sending letters and to appreciate the extraordinary works of all the Philatelists.

National Youth Day

1st July - National Gingersnap Day
National Gingersnap Day is celebrated on 1st July every year to enjoy this sweet and savoury treat. Do you know Gingersnaps are cookies mainly made from molasses, cloves, ginger, cinnamon, and brown sugar? Basically, it is a combination of sweet and spicy. They are healthier alternatives to other cookies as they are lower in calories.

2nd July - World UFO Day
World UFO Day is observed on 2nd July. It was founded by the UFO hunter Haktan Akdogan. The first World UFO Day was celebrated in 2001 and spread awareness among people to gaze at the heavens scanning for unidentified flying objects.

2nd July - National Anisette Day
National Anisette Day is observed on 2nd July every year and is popular in Spain, Italy, Portugal, and France. Let us tell you that Anisette is anise-flavoured liquor that is made by distilling aniseed and sometimes made by adding sugar.

3rd July - National Fried Clam Day
National Fried Clam Day is celebrated every year on 3rd July. Fried clam is the process of deep-frying the clams after being coated in the bread crumbs and striping it further. This is a traditional way to prepare fried crumbs.

4 July -USA Independence Day
Independence Day USA is celebrated on 4 July. United States Independence Day is also known as the Fourth of July or the Fourth. This day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on 4 July, 1776 from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

5 July - List of Historical Events

Someone has rightly said that history is not made in a day! But, one day can bring many changes in history. Various events, birthdays, etc. fall on 5th July. 

6 July - World Zoonoses Day
World Zoonoses Day is observed every year on 6 July to emphasise and bring problem awareness amongst people and teach them to take the right action. Do you know the first vaccination against a zoonotic disease was administered by Louis Pasteur on 6 July, 1885?

7 July - World Chocolate Day

The day is observed on July 7 as on this date in 1550, chocolate was first brought to Europe. World Chocolate Day is celebrated in different countries on different days. 

9 July- National Sugar Cookie Day

 It is observed on 9 July to honour the popular and delicious sugar cookie. The day celebrates the delicious little treat of sugar cookie, and the big role it plays in our lives.

11 July - World Population Day
World Population Day is observed annually on 11 July to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues.

11 July - National 7-Eleven Day
National 7-Eleven Day is observed every year on 11 July. On this day 7-Eleven convenience stores reserve special deals for their customers. Every year it honours its customers in a variety of ways.

12 July - National Simplicity Day
National Simplicity Day is observed annually on 12 July to honour Henry David Thoreau who was an author, philosopher, historian, tax resister, abolitionist, development critic, surveyor, and leading transcendentalist. Basically, he was an advocate for living a life of simplicity.

12 July - Paper Bag Day
Paper Bag Day is observed on 12 July annually to recognise the importance of an invention of Paper Bag that we mostly take it for granted. In 1852, Francis Wolle, a schoolteacher, invented the first machine to mass-produce paper bags.

12 July - Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra 2021

Jagannath Puri Rath Yatra began on 12 July 2021. The festival is celebrated to commemorate the annual journey of Lord Jagannath with his siblings-- Lord Balbhadra and Goddess Subhadra. 

13 July: National French Fry Day

It is observed on 13 July to recognise a staple food in menus across the country. The day is generated to celebrate the amazing food dish. Frech fries come in various cuts and styles.

14 July - Bastille Day or French National Day
Bastille Day is celebrated on 14 July every year. This day marks the anniversary of the Storming of the Bastille on 14 July, 1789 which is a turning point of the French Revolution.

15 July - World Youth Skills Day

World Youth Skills Day is celebrated on 15 July every year to raise awareness about the importance of technical, vocational education & training and the development of other skills relevant to both local and global economies.

15 July - Social Media Giving Day

It is observed on 15 July. The day was inaugurated by Givver.com, a platform dedicated to fundraising through Twitter, in 2013.

17 July - World Day for International Justice
World Day for International Justice is observed annually on 17 July every year. It is also known as the Day of International Criminal Justice or International Justice Day. This day recognise the emerging system of international criminal justice.

17 July - World Emoji Day

World Emoji Day is observed on 17 July every year since 2014. The day is celebrated to represent an idea or an emotion through electronic means. 

18 July - International Nelson Mandela Day
International Nelson Mandela Day is observed on 18 July every year. The day celebrates Mandela's life and legacy in a sustainable way that will bring about the needful changes.

20 July - International Chess Day

It is observed on 20 July to honour the foundation of the Federation Internationale des Eches (FIDES).

20 July - Moon Day

Moon Day commemorates the day when man first walked on the moon in 1969.

22 July – Pi Approximation Day
Pi Approximation Day is observed on 22 July every year because of the value of Pi that is 22/7. Whereas Pi Day is celebrated on 14 March which is similar to the approximate value of 3.14 and also coincides with Albert Einstein’s birthday.

22 July - National Mango Day or Mango Day

It is celebrated on 22 July. The day is to know about the history and some lesser-known facts about the juicy and delicious fruit mango

22 July (Fourth Thursday in July) - National Refreshment Day
National Refreshment Day is observed annually on the fourth Thursday in July which falls on 22 July in 2021. This day is basically to celebrate the fun and refreshment during the hottest time of the year that is in the summers.

22 July - Chandrayaan 2 launching date

Chandrayaan-2 was launched on 22nd July 2019 from Satish Dhawan Space Center, Sriharikota. It was India's second mission to the Moon.

24 July - National Thermal Engineer Day
National Thermal Engineer Day is observed every year on 24 July to show the importance of advancing the thermal engineering industry and is provide the electronics industry with innovative, high-quality, and cost-effective thermal management and its packaging solutions.

25 July – National Parent's Day (Fourth Sunday in July)
National Parents Day is observed on the fourth Sunday in July and in 2021 it falls on 25 July. This day is celebrated to honour all the parents who play a vital role in the lives of children. Their unconditional love and sacrifice for their children can't be measured.

25 July - World Embryologist Day

On 25 July 1978, Louise Joy Brown became the first baby to be conceived through IVF or in vitro fertilisation and so the date is celebrated as World Embryologists Day every year.

26 July - Kargil Vijay Diwas
Kargil Vijay Diwas is observed on 26 July and is named after the success of Operation Vijay. The Kargil war was ended on 26 July which continued approx 60 days. This day is celebrated to honour the Kargil War Heroes.

28 July - World Nature Conservation Day
World Nature Conservation Day is observed on 28 July every year to recognise that a healthy environment is a foundation for a stable and productive society and for future generations. We must protect, conserve and sustainably manage our natural resources.

28 July - World Hepatitis Day
World Hepatitis Day is observed annually on 28 July to generate an opportunity to step up national and international efforts on hepatitis. Also, this day make people aware of the hepatitis disease and its consequences in the life of the people suffering from it.

World Press Freedom Day

29 July - International Tiger Day
International Tiger Day is observed every year on 29 July to spread awareness about the need for the conservation of Tigers, promote the protection of the natural habitat of tigers. This day is also known as Global Tiger Day.

30 July - International Friendship Day

International Friendship Day is celebrated on 30 July to mark the importance of friends and friendship in life. The day also advocates the role that friendship plays in promoting peace in several cultures across the world.

30 July (Last Friday in July) - System Administrator Appreciation Day
System Administrator Appreciation Day is observed annually on the last Friday of July to recognise the time and effort of the administrator’s, device doctors, tech-therapists who sacrifice and work their magic at unsocial hours. This year in 2021 it falls on 30 July.

Important Days in July 2021

Date

Name of Important Days

1 July

National Doctor’s Day

1 July

National Postal Worker Day

1 July

Canada Day

1 July

Chartered Accountants Day (India)

1 July

National U.S. Postage Stamp Day

1 July

National Gingersnap Day

2 July

World UFO Day

2 July

National Anisette Day

3 July

National Fried Clam Day

4 July

Independence Day USA

6 July

World Zoonoses Day

11 July

World Population Day

11 July

National 7-Eleven Day

12 July

National Simplicity Day

12 July

Paper Bag Day

14 July

Bastille Day

17 July

World Day for International Justice

18 July

International Nelson Mandela Day

22 July

Pi Approximation Day

22 July 

National Refreshment Day (Fourth Thursday in July)

24 July

National Thermal Engineer Day

26 July

Kargil Vijay Diwas

25 July

National Parent's Day (Fourth Sunday in July)

28 July

World Nature Conservation Day

28 July

World Hepatitis Day

29 July

International Tiger Day

30 July

International Friendship Day

30 July

System Administrator Appreciation Day  (Last Friday in July)

So, these are the National and International important Days and Dates in July 2021 which may also help in the preparation for several exams and also enhance your knowledge.

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FAQ

Which day is observed on the fourth Thursday in July 2021?

National Refreshment Day is observed annually on the fourth Thursday in July which falls on 22 July in 2021.

When is World Youth Skills Day celebrated?

World Youth Skills Day is celebrated on 15 July every year to raise awareness about the importance of technical, vocational education & training and the development of other skills relevant to both local and global economies.

When is World Population Day observed?

World Population Day is observed annually on 11 July to focus attention on the urgency and importance of population issues.

Who founded World UFO Day?

World UFO Day is observed on 2nd July. It was founded by the UFO hunter Haktan Akdogan. The first World UFO Day was celebrated in 2001.

When was the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) established?

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) was established on 1st July, 1949 and so in India is marked as a Chartered Accountants Day.

When is National Doctor's Day observed?

In India, Doctor's Day is observed on 1st July to mark the importance of doctors in our lives. This day is also meant to commemorate the medical industry and its advancements.
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