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Events of July 1st:
July 1st is the 182nd day of the year (183rd day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 183 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about July 1sr, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on July 1st:
1646 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (mathematician)
1827 Louis Blériot (aviator - made first heavier-than-air aicraft flight across the English Channel, in 1909)
1906 Estée Lauder (cosmetics entrepreneur)
1916 Olivia DeHavilland (actress)
1945 Deborah Harry (singer - Blondie, actress)
1952 Dan Aykroyd (comedian, actor)
1961 Princess Diana (British royal)
1961 Carl Lewis (athlete)
1967 Pamela Anderson (model, actress)
1977 Liv Tyler (actress)
July 1st in History:
1863 Battle of Gettysburg begins.
1867 British North America Act, creates the Canadian Confederation
1874 Philadelphia Zoo, the first zoo in the United States, opens.
1908 SOS becomes the standard radio distress symbol.
1921 Chinese Communist Party founded.
1960 Independent Somalia formed from ex-British and ex-Italian protectorates.
1962 Rwanda becomes independent from Belgium.
1962 Burundi becomes independent from Belgium.
1967 American Samoa adopts a new constitution, and becomes self-governing.
1968 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty established.
1991 Warsaw Pact officially dissolved.
2013 Croatia joins the European Union.
July 1st is also:
Canada Day (Canada) - Celebrates the creation of the Dominion of Canada by the British North America Act on 1st July 1867.
People born on July 1st are Cancer
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