Leaving June behind and all the activity that comes with graduation and schools letting out, we get to welcome in July and the celebration of our Nations birthday! We the people of the United States get to celebrate our nation’s independence. Happy birthday to the United States of America!!!
July 4th, Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British Empire. It is a blessing to live in the greatest nation on earth! As you go out and celebrate, enjoy all the activities that our community has to offer. For a list of July 4th activities for Prescott and Prescott Valley visit Theresadesoto.com for a community connection.
July is, on average, the warmest month in most of the Northern hemisphere (where it is the second month of summer) and the coldest month in much of the Southern hemisphere (where it is the second month of winter). The average temperature in Prescott in July is an beautiful 89 degrees!! In the Southern hemisphere, July is the seasonal equivalent of January in the Northern hemisphere.
Have a safe and enjoyable July and remember there are events going on all throughout the month for you and your family to enjoy the summer. Whether enjoying summer fun movies at Harkin’s or Movie under the Stars, swimming, parks, the Lakes or any of the events downtown make sure to get out and enjoy “Everybody’s Home Town” where there is something for everyone!
Fun Facts About The Month of July
Did you Know?
- July’s birthstone is the ruby, which symbolizes contentment.
- The month of July is named after Julius Caesar by a decision of the Roman Senate in 44BC as July was the month of his birth. Before that, it had been known as Quintilis (fifth) as it was the fifth month in the old calendar
Notable Days in July
- Don’t Step on a Bee Day – July 10
- International Juggling Day – July 16
- Cow Appreciation Day – July 18
- Stick Out Your Tongue Day – July 19
- Nap Day – July 20
Important Days in History
- 1st U.S. postage stamps went on sale for the first time. (1847)
- 3rd The first cultivated strawberry is displayed by Michael Kent (1806)
- 8th The U.S. State Department issues the first passport. (1796)
- 12th Etch-a-Sketch goes on sale. (1960)
- 17th Walt Disney’s Disneyland opens in Anaheim, Ca. (1955)
- 21st Jesse James and his gang rob their first train (1873)
- 27th Bugs Bunny debuts in Warner Brothers animated cartoon “A Wild Hare” (1940)
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