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Here are some July celebrations and events with histories kids might like to investigate.
Canada Day (July 1st, Canada)
Independence Day / Fourth Of July (July 4th, U.S.A.)
Nunavut Day (July 9th, Canada)
Pan-Am Games (July 10th – July 26th, Toronto, Canada)
Braemar Junior Highland Games (July 11th, Braemar, Scotland)
Bastille Day (July 14th, France)
Fêtes de Genève (July 16th – August 9th, Geneva, Switzerland)
Eid al-Fitr (July 17th, Muslim Communities)
Amelia Earhart Day (July 24th, U.S.A.)
Simon Bolivar Day (July 24th, Ecuador & Venezuela)
Parents Day (July 26th, U.S.A., UK, India, Malaysia)
National Tree Day (July 26th, Australia)
Bagpipe Appreciation Day (July 27th, Canada, U.S.A., UK)
Archaeology Day (July 31st, UK)


They might also like to learn more about some historic folk born in July:

Thomas Barnardo, evangelist and child advocate, July 4th, 1845.
John Wyndham, writer, July 10th, 1903
Ernest Hemingway, writer, July 21st, 1829.
Alexandre Dumas, writer, July 24th, 1802.
Amelia Earhart, aviator, July 24, 1897
George Bernard Shaw, playwright, July 26th, 1856.
Beatrix Potter, writer & Illustrator, July 28th, 1866.
Emily Brontë, writer, July 30th, 1818
J.K. Rowling, writer, July 31st, 1965.


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