Sunrise: 5:35 A.M., Sunset: 8:05 P.M. For Boston, MA [CHANGE]
Canada Day commemorates the creation of the Dominion of Canada. On July 1, 1867, the British North America Act established "one Dominion under the name of Canada." Canada Day was so named by Parliament in 1982; previous names were First of July, July the First, Confederation Day, and Dominion Day.
July 2, 1843
An alligator was reported to have fallen from the sky at Charleston, S.C., on Anson Street during a thunderstorm.
The Fourth of July commemorates the adoption of the Declaration
of Independence 1776. This most important American national holiday is traditionally observed with parades, band concerts, picnics, and fireworks.
Full Buck Moon
Bucks begin to grow new antlers at this time. This full Moon was also known as the Thunder Moon, because thunderstorms are so frequent during this month.
Celebrate the French independence day today! In 1789 angry citizens of Paris, France, stormed the Bastille, a 14th-century castle, and declared their independence from the traditional monarchy.
Pioneer Day (Utah)
Pioneer Day commemorates the day in 1847 when Brigham Young led his “pioneer band” of Mormons into the Salt Lake valley in Utah. They had spent four difficult months traveling 1,073 miles overland. Pioneer Day is celebrated as the second most important date in the Mormon calendar, behind April 6, the day Joseph Smith established the church.
Rain Day (Waynesburg, Pennsylvania)
Rain Day is celebrated in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, where it has rained 111 out of the last 135 years on July 29th. Let's see if it will rain today!.