July

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 July — Julius Caesar’s month
Middle English Julie
Latin Julius “Julius”
Latin Julius mensis “month of Julius”
Latin quintilis mensis “fifth month”

Quintilis (and later Julius) has always had 31 days.

Julius Caesar reformed the Roman calendar (hence the Julian calendar) in 46 BC. In the process, he renamed this month after himself.

 

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—MEMBER BIRTHDAYS—

Van Gilbert- July 27

Kenneth Jackson-  July 31

Charles B. Saunders July 22

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—Spouse Birthdays—

Carolyn Saunders spouse of Charles B. Saunders celebrates her birthday July 5th

—Anniversaries—

Don Butler & Stacy Butler celebrate 17 years together July 27th

Joseph Siminic & Luci Siminic will have been together 2 years July 23rd

James Tomberlin & Heather Tomberlin celebrate 19 years together July 30th

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Member Join Date Anniversary 

Mike Elam has been with us 3 years July 3rd

Van Gilbert will celebrate 9 years with us July 2nd

Charles B. Saunders will have been with us 10 years July 8th

 

You can download a free July 2013 wallpaper by clicking the image below ! 

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July Fun Facts

1. The birthstone for July is the Ruby.
2. The zodiac signs for July are Cancer (June 21 – July 22) and Leo (July 23 – August 22)
3. The birth flower for July is the water lily.
4. The month of July was named after Julius Caesar.
5. On July 1, 1867, the Dominion of Canada was established due to the British North America Act.
6. On July 1, 1898, the San Juan Hill was occupied by the American troops during the Spanish-American War.
7. During World War I on July 1, 1916, the Battle of Somme began.
8. On July 2, 1881, President James Garfield was killed by Charles Guiteau.
9. On July 2, 1890, the Sherman Antitrust Act (an Act to prohibit trusts) was passed by the United States Congress.
10. On July 5, 1971, Amendment 26 was proclaimed which set the voting age at 18 in the United States.
11. On July 6, 1854, the Republican Party held its first state convention at Jackson, Michigan.
12. On July 11, 1804, during a duel between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, Hamilton was killed.
13. The 38th President of the United States, Gerald R. Ford, was born on July 1, 1913.
14. On July 16, 1790, District of Columbia was established.
15. The first atomic bomb was set off by scientists in Alamogordo, New Mexico on July 16, 1945. 



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