Days of Interest in July

Day What Happened
01International joke day - Wayne Reinagel created of this special day in 1994. Wayne wrote us and said "I made this day July 1, because the year was officially half over and I then used it to promote my joke books"
02UFO day - 1947 roswell incident
04Independence day -
08Body Painting Day - Artist Andy Golub formally created this special day in 2014.
12Different colored eyes day (for you crutch) This special holiday was created in 1986 by Jeanne Quinn from Suburban Philadelphia, PA
14Bastille Day- On July 14, 1789, there was an uprising against the constitutional monarchy, and the people stormed Bastille
22Ratcatcher Day - According to one version of this legend, the Pied Piper rid the town of Hamelin, Germany of rats on or around June 26, 1284. After the town mayor refused to make payment as promised, the Pied Piper returned several weeks later on July 22, 1284, to lure the children into a cave. In another version of this legend, the Pied Piper lured the rats into the river on July 22, 1376.
26(fourth sunday in july) national parents day - In 1994, President William (Bill) Clinton proclaimed the fourth Sunday in July as National Parents Day.
29Chicken Wing Day - on 1977, then Buffalo Mayor Stan Makowski proclaimed July 29th to be Chicken Wing Day. A few years later, it became "National Chicken Wing Day"
30International day of friendship - In 2011, the United Nations declared this an official international day, to be celebrated annually on July 30th.