The month of July marks the crawl of summer in America and the cool rainy seasons over on the Philippine archipelago. That means the fireworks of the 4th of July, rainy day surfing in the Filipino beaches, and so much more. To help you get excited for the month, we’ve got some interesting tidbits and facts that will have you interested in the days ahead:
- The official birthstone of the month of July is the Ruby, a red gem stone
- July’s birth flowers include the Water Lily and the Lakspur
- People born under this month will either be a Cancer (June 21 - July 22) and Leo (July 23 - August 22)
- July’s name actually originates from the name of Julius Caesar to honor him since it was his birth month
- The original name of the month is “Quintilis”
- Celebrities born in July include Margot Robbie (July 2), Imelda Marcos (July 2), Tom Cruise (July 4), Sylvester Stallone (July 6) and Vin Diesel (July 18)
- In July 1900, the first ever Zeppelin to to the skies on Lake Constance near Friedrichshafen, Germany.
- Sony introduced the Walkman (in Japan) during the July of the year 1979
- On July 2006, Twitter was launched and the term “micro blogging” became a thing.