July Calendar


July 1: Dominion Day in Canada

July 4: U.S. Independence Day

July 10, 1834: James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American painter, born.

July 11, 1274: Robert Bruce, King of Scotland, born.

July 12, 1817: Henry David Thoreau, American author, born.

July 14, 1789: Storming of Bastille began French revolution.

July 16, 1872: Roald Amundsen, Norwegian explorer, born.

July 17, 1674: Isaac Watts, English hymn writer, born.

July 24, 1847: Brigham Young entered the Salt Lake Valley.

July 26, 1856: George Bernard Shaw, British Author, born.

July 28, 1866: Atlantic cable completed.

July 30, 1836: First converts baptized in the river Ribble at Preston, England.