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The Old Farmer's Almanac For Kids
July 2017
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CELEBRATIONS
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July 1

Canada Day

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" out of the colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, dividing it into four provinces named Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick.

July 14

Bastille Day

This French national holiday commemorates the day in 1789 when peasants stormed Paris's Bastille prison and sparked the French Revolution. Celebrations throughout the country usually begin with a military parade and end with fireworks.

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Harrison Ford (Famous actor)
July 13, 1942

Gerald Ford (Our 38th president)
July 14, 1913

Henry Ford (Car manufacturer)
July 30, 1863

QUESTION OF THE DAY

What is the greatest number of children born to one mother over her lifetime?

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JULY

July got its name from the Roman dictator Julius Caesar (100 B.C.-44 B.C.). Julius Caesar made a great contribution to calendar history. He developed the Julian calendar, the calendar we used before the Gregorian calendar we use today.

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