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July 2021 Health Awareness Topics and Diversity Days

July 2021 Health Awareness Topics

Source: https://healthline.com/health/directory-awareness-months but also additional research on Google to verify dates

additional source: awarenessdays.com

also: http://www.whathealth.com/awareness/


- Minority Mental Health Month – developed by Mental Health America to “shed light on the multitude of mental health experiences within BIPOC communities and others that face dispropriate inequities due to system barriers and historical adversity

- Cord Blood Awareness Month – Parents Guide to Cord Blood Foundation

- Fibroid Awareness Month

- Healthy Vision Month – National Eye Institute

- International Group B Strep (pregnancy) Awareness Month – Group B International

- Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month – Arthritis National Research Foundation

- National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month – Ameriface and cleftAdvocate

- Sarcoma Awareness Month – Sarcoma Foundation of America

- UV Safety Awareness Month – multiple organizations

- Uterine Fibroid Awareness Month in California

- World Hepatitis Day (July 28) – World Hepatitis Alliance

- Bereaved Parents Month

July 2021 Diversity Holidays and National/International Calendar Days

Source: https://www.diversitybestpractices.com/2021-diversity-holidays

Source: https://natoinaldaycalendar.com/calendar-at-a-glance for National and International Days

**THERE ARE MANY MORE ON THE WEBSITE** Refer back regularly


July 1: National Wear White Day; Wear white all month long to show your support of women suffering from fibroids.

July 1: Canada Day, or Fête du Canada, is a Canadian federal holiday that celebrates the 1867 enactment of the Constitution Act, which established the three former British colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick as a united nation called Canada.

July 1: National Postal Worker Day

July 1: National U.S. Postage Stamp Day

July 3: National Compliment Your Mirror Day

July 3: National Hop-A-Park Day

July 4: Independence Day (also known as the Fourth of July), a United States federal holiday that celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The original 13 American colonies declared independence from Britain and established themselves as a new nation known as the United States of America.

July 5: National Hawaii Day

July 5: National Workaholics Day

July 5: National Bikini Day

July 7: National Father Daughter Take a Walk Day

July 8-9 (sundown to sundown): The Martyrdom of the Bab, a day when Bahá’ís observe the anniversary of the Báb’s execution in Tabriz, Iran, in 1850. July 11: St. Benedict Day, the feast day of St. Benedict celebrated by some Christian denominations.

July 9: Collector Car Appreciation Day

July 10: National Kitten Day

July 10: National Clerihew Day

July 11: World Population Day, an observance established in 1989 by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme. The annual event is designed to raise awareness of global population issues.

July 11: National Cheer Up The Lonely Day

July 11: National 7-Eleven Day

July 12: National Simplicity Day

July 12: National Different Colored Eyes Day

July 13; National Delaware Day

July 13: National Cow Appreciation Day

July 14: International Non-Binary People’s Day, aimed at raising awareness and organizing around the issues faced by non-binary people around the world while celebrating their contributions.

July 14: Bastille Day, a French federal holiday that commemorates the Storming of the Bastille, a fortress-prison in Paris that held political prisoners who had displeased the French nobility. The Storming of the Bastille, which took place on July 14, 1789, was regarded as a turning point of the French Revolution. Celebrations are held throughout France.

July 14: National Tape Measure Day

July 14: National Nude Day

July 15: National Give Something Away Day

July 15: National I Love Horses Day

July 15: National Pet Fire Safety Day

July 15: Get to Know Your Customers Day – 3rd Thursday of Every Quarter

July 15: St. Vladimir of the Great Day, feast day for St. Vladimir celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox and Roman Catholic churches.

July 16: National Personal Chef’s Day

July 17: National Lottery Day

July 17: National Tattoo Day

July 17: Wrong Way Corrigan Day

July 17: National Yellow Pig Day

July 17: National Emoji Day

July 17: Toss Away the “Could Haves” and “Should Haves” – 3rd Saturday in July

July 17-18: Tisha B'Av, a fast in commemoration of the destruction of two holy and sacred temples of Judaism destroyed by the Babylonians (in 586 B.C.E) and Romans (in 70 C.E.). At the Tisha B’Av, after select passages from the Torah are read and understood, netilat yadayim, or the washing of the hands, is performed.

July 18-19 (sundown to sundown): Waqf al Arafa, the second day of pilgrimage within the Islamic faith.

July 18: Nelson Mandela International Day, launched on July 18, 2009, in recognition of Nelson Mandela’s birthday via unanimous decision of the U.N. General Assembly. It was inspired by a call Nelson Mandela made a year earlier for the next generation to take on the burden of leadership in addressing the world’s social injustices: “It is in your hands now.” It is more than a celebration of Mandela’s life and legacy; it is a global movement to honor his life’s work and to change the world for the better.

July 19-20 (sundown to sundown): Eid al-Adha, an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son, Ishmael. Muslims around the world observe this event.

July 20: National Moon Day

July 20: National Pennsylvania Day

July 21: National Be Someone Day

July 22: National Hammock Day

July 22: National Rat Catcher’s Day

July 23: Gorgeous Grandma Day

July 23: The birthday of Haile Selassie I, the former Emperor of Ethiopia whom the Rastafarians consider to be their savior.

July 24: Asalha Puja, or Dharma Day, is a celebration of Buddha’s first teachings.

July 24: Pioneer Day, observed by the Mormons to commemorate the arrival in 1847 of the first Latter Day Saints pioneer in Salt Lake Valley.

July 24: National Thermal Engineer Day

July 24: National Cousins Day

July 24: National Amelia Earhart day

July 24: National Day of the Cowboy

July 25: St. James the Greater Day, feast day for St. James the Greater celebrated by some Christian denominations.

July 25: National Merry-Go-Round Day

July 25: National Threading the Needle Day

July 25: National Hire a Veteran Day

July 25: National Parents Day – 4th Sunday in July

July 26: Disability Independence Day, celebrating the anniversary of the 1990 signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

July 26: National Aunt and Uncle’s Day

July 26: National All or Nothing Day

July 27: National Love is Kind Day

July 27: National New Jersey Day

July 28: Buffalo Soldiers Day – Commemorates the formation of the first regular Army regiments comprising African American soldiers in 1866

July 28: National Waterpark Day

July 29: National Lipstick day

July 29: National Intern Day

July 30: International Day of Friendship, proclaimed in 2011 by the U.N. General Assembly with the idea that friendship between peoples, countries, cultures and individuals can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities.

July 30: National Father-In-Law Day

July 30: National Whistleblower Day

July 30: National Talk in an Elevator Day

July 30: National System Administrator Appreciation Day – Last Friday in July

July 30: National Get Gnarly Day – Last Friday in July – opportunity to embrace new ideas and toss out old ways

July 31: National Mutt day

National Food Days – nationalcalendar.com

July 1: National Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day

July 1: National Gingersnap Day

July 2: National Anisette Day

July 3: National Fried Clam Day

July 3: National Eat Your Beans Day

July 3: National Chocolate Wafer Day

July 4: National Barbecued Spareribs Day

July 4: National Caesar Salad Day

July 5: National Apple Turnover Day

July 5: National Graham Cracker Day

July 6: National Hand Roll Day

July 6: National Fried Chicken Day

July 7: National Dive Bar Day

July 7: National Strawberry Sundae Day

July 7: National Macaroni Day

July 8: National Freezer Pop Day

July 8: National Chocolate with Almonds Day

July 9: National Sugar Cookie Day

July 10: National Pina Colada Day

July 11: National Rainier Cherry Day

July 11: National Blueberry Muffin Day

July 11: National Mojito day

July 12: National Pecan Pie Day

July 12: Eat Your Jello Day

July 13: National French Fry Day

July 13: National Beans ‘N’ Franks Day

July 14: National Grand Marnier Day

July 14: National Mac & Cheese Day

July 15: National Tapioca Pudding Day

July 15: National Gummi Worm Day

July 16: National Corn Fritters Day

July 17: National Peach Ice Cream Day

July 17: National Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day – 3rd Saturday in July

July 18: National Sour Cany Day

July 18: National Caviar Day

July 18: National Ice Cream Day – 3rd Sunday in July

July 19: National Daiquiri Day

July 20: National Fortune Cookie Day

July 20: National Lollipop Day

July 21: National Junk Food Day

July 21: National Hot Dog Day – 3rd Wednesday in July

July 22: National Penuche Fudge Day

July 22: National Refreshment Day – 4th Thursday in July

July 23: National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

July 24: National Tequila Day

July 24: National Drive-Thru Day

July 25: National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

July 25: National Wine and Cheese Day

July 26: National Bagelfest Day

July 26: National Coffee Milkshake Dady

July 27: National Scotch Day

July 27: National Crème Brulee day

July 28: National Milk Chocolate Day

July 29: National Lasagna Day

July 29: National Chicken Wing Day

July 29: National Chili Dog Day

July 30: National Cheesecake Day

July 31: National Avocado Day

July 31: National Raspberry Cake Day