July Is…

…not a month that has a particular heritage associated with it. However, there are a number of national holidays and a historical celebration during this month:

July 1: Canada Day

July 4 – Independence Day (United States)

July 9: Independence Day (Argentina)

July 14: Bastille Day (France)

July 17 – Constitution Day (South Korea)

July 20: Independence Day ( Colombia)

July 24: Pioneer Day (observed by the State of Utah and members of the LDS church)

Do any of the above events feature in or affect your heritage, culture, or family history?

Carnival Deadlines:

Posted July 4 – 51st Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy – Independent Spirit

Posted July 14 – 3rd Edition of the Smile for the Camera Carnival – Celebrate Home

Posted July 18 – 52nd Edition of the Carnival of Genealogy – Age

Posted July 18 – 9th Edition of the Carnival of Central and European Genealogy – Research Experiences and Techniques

Posted July 28 – 7th Edition of the Carnival of Irish Heritage and Culture – Summer Reading Challenge

The Cabinet of Curiosities is on summer holiday until September. Tim Abbott is looking for hosts for future editions.

July 1 – Data Backup Day

Ken Spangler of Beyond Fiction shares his close call in “A Very Scary Last Few Days”. Don’t let this happen to you!


Scanfest: Sunday, July 27th, 11 AM – 2 PM, Pacific Daylight Time

Go here to learn how to join our group of chatting, scanning family archivists, historians, and bloggers!

Go here to add the above deadlines and dates to your Google Calendar, courtesy of Thomas MacEntee of Destination: Austin Family.

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2 Responses

  1. This is neat – and sweet – and Red White and Blue to boot!

  2. Thanks, Thomas! I love Pat’s Web Graphics; her stuff fits my personality to a T!

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