This Day in History: According to the Gregorian calendar, July 1 is the 182th day of the year and the 183st day of a leap year.
On this day let’s see some important events and anniversaries. We have compiled a list of some monumental events that happened all around the world on 1 July as well as the birthdays of famous people.
Born on this day in 1961, Diana Frances Spencer, Princess of Wales was a member of the British royal family. She was the mother of Princes William and Harry and the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, the presumed heir to the British throne. Diana's advocacy and allure established her as a global icon, earning her enduring acclaim as well as intense public scrutiny, which was made worse by her turbulent personal life.
Since 2017, Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu, an Indian politician who was born on this day in, 1949, has held the position of 13th Vice President of India. In the Modi Cabinet, he previously held the position of minister for housing, urban poverty alleviation, urban development, and information and broadcasting. He was a well-known BJP leader who, from 2002 to 2004, also served as the party's national president. He formerly served as the Atal Bihari Vajpayee administration's Union Cabinet Minister for Rural Development. On August 11, 2017, he took the oath to serve as India's vice president and Rajya Sabha chairman.
Former Governor of Jharkhand and NDA presidential nominee, Smt. Droupadi Murmu called on the Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas today. pic.twitter.com/3ct6OnjvJp— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) June 23, 2022
This day in 1867 saw the founding of the Dominion of Canada, an occasion that is now commemorated annually in Canada as Canada Day, which is celebrated with flag-waving ceremonies, parades, and fireworks.
Today in 1867, Queen Victoria issued Royal Assent to the British North America Act which established Canada on July 1 pic.twitter.com/dPaZYl6jJS— Keith McCullough (@KeithMcCullough) March 29, 2021
On this day in 1966, NASA launched spacecraft Explorer 33.
It's 1 July. On this day in 1966 Explorer 33 was launched on a magnetospheric mission. NASA Public Domain picture. pic.twitter.com/QOkx5qtnNz— David Blanchflower BSc (@DavidBflower) July 1, 2016
National Doctors’ Day is celebrated on this day, all over India to honour the legendary physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.
PMBJP wishes to extend its gratitude to medical professionals on the occasion of National Doctors' Day. Everything you've done has been greatly appreciated and is phenomenal. Thank you for your tenacity in the face of hardship. #PMBJP #JanAushadhi #DoctorsDay2022 pic.twitter.com/SaeBDlfwGw— Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (@pmbjppmbi) June 27, 2022
Chartered Accountants’ Day is celebrated on this day to acknowledge the contribution made by CAs to the economy, and businesses and to help in managing our finances.
ICAI celebrates its 74th Chartered Accountants' Day on 1st July 2022 after completing 73 Years of Glorious Existence by following the Mantra of Independence, Integrity & Excellence.— Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - ICAI (@theicai) June 28, 2022
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The first Tour de France began, and the race went on to become cycling's most prestigious and difficult event.
🚴 The excitement was clear in Tivoli a few days before @LeTour de France started in the Danish capital.— NoComment (@nocomment) June 29, 2022
Tivoli has set up a salute to Paris for having le Grand Depart in Copenhagen, Denmark. It is the most northern place the grand depart has ever taken place. #TDF2022 pic.twitter.com/DYF2BDCy9E
On this day in 1863, The Battle of Gettysburg, one of the most important battles of the American Civil War, began.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the battle, over 50,000 former soldiers from both sides of the conflict came to Gettysburg in the summer of 1913. pic.twitter.com/ys8i8pet08— Ryan N. Danker (@RyanNDanker) June 29, 2022