July is the seventh month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian Calendars. It was named by the Roman Senate in honor of the Roman general, Julius Caesar, it being the month of his birth. Prior to that, it was called Quintilis. In Ancient Rome the festival of Poplifugia was celebrated on July 5, Ludi Apollinares on July 13 and for several days afterwards, but these dates does not correspond to the modern Gregorian one.
In the Unitded States, Independence Day, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth, is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago on July 4, 1776. The Continental Congress 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
In France, Bastille Day, also known as French National Day, is celebrated on 14 July each year. It is formally called la Fête nationale (The National Celebration) and commemorates the Storming of the Bastille on 14 July 1789. The oldest and largest regular military parade in Europe is held on the morning of 14 July, on the Champs-Élysées in Paris in front of the President of the Republic, along with other French officials and foreign guests
Upcoming LuxurIos Events on July 2017