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July 2016 Educators' Calendar

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1

Tartan Day

SOS Became Standard Distress Call (1908)

Australian Broadcasting Commission Established (1932)

Northern Territory Achieved Self Government (1978)

2

International Day of Cooperatives

Aviator Amelia Earhart Disappeared (1937)

3

Author Franz Kafka Born (1883)

July 3-10

NAIDOC Week

4

US Declared Independence from Great Britain (1776)

Alice's Adventure in Wonderland Published (1865)

5

Eid-ul-Fitr (Muslim Holiday)

Salvation Army Founded in UK (1865)

Alfred Deakin Elected Prime Minister for 2nd Time (1908)

Dolly, the First Cloned Sheep, Born (1996)

6

Sir Thomas More Beheaded (1535)

Frank Forde Became Prime Minister for 8 Days (1945)

7

Pinocchio First Printed (1883)

Boris Becker Youngest Player Ever to Win Wimbledon (1985)

Polymer Notes Introduced (1992)

8

Composer Percy Grainger Born (1882)

4th Harry Potter Book Breaks Publishing Records (2000)

9

Dame Enid Lyons Born (1897)

Parliament Unified Australian Colonies – Constitution Day (1900)

10

Theologian John Calvin Born (1509)

Battle of Britain Began (1940)

Telstar Launched (1962)

The Bahamas Gained Independence from Great Britain (1973)

11

World Population Day

Henry VIII Excommunicated (1533)

12

King Henry VIII Married 6th Wife (1543)

Aboriginal Flag First Flown (1971)

13

First World Cup Soccer Tournament (1930)

Live Aid Concert Held (1985)

14

Aboriginal Flag Proclaimed (1995)

Torres Strait Islander Flag Proclaimed (1995)

Bastille Day

Nazis Became Sole Political Party in Germany (1933)

15

Dutch Painter Rembrandt Born (1606)

Rosetta Stone Found in Egypt (1799)

Howard Hughes Set New Speed Record (1938)

16

Last Russian Czar Executed (1918)

Saddam Hussein Became President of Iraq (1979)

17

British Royal Family Adopted "Windsor" Name (1917)

18

Jews Expelled from England by Edward I (1290)

South African Leader Nelson Mandela Born (1918)

Mein Kampf Published (1925)

Gymnast Nadia Comaneci Scored First Perfect 10 (1976)

19

Franco-Prussian War Began (1870)

Royal Australian Navy Established (1911)

First East to West Rowing of the Atlantic (1969)

20

Explorer Sir Edmund Hillary Born (1919)

Ceylon (Sri Lanka) Elected World's First Female Head of State (1960)

First Moon Landing (1969)

21

First London Railway Station (Euston) Opened (1837)

Post-War Migration Wave Began (1947)

Musician Cat Stevens Born (1948)

22

Pied Piper Arrived in Hamelin (1264)

First Solo Flight Around the World Completed (1933)

23

Pneumatic Tires Invented (1888)

Hale-Bopp Comet Discovered (1995)

Slobodan Milosevic Sworn in as President of Yugoslavia (1997)

24

First Victoria Cross Awarded in Australia (1900)

25

Louis Blériot First to Cross Channel in an Aeroplane (1909)

Compulsory Voting Introduced (1924)

First Test-Tube Baby Born (1978)

26

Liberia Became Africa's First Republic (1847)

Playwright George Bernard Shaw Born (1856)

Australian Liner Waratah Disappeared (1909)

27

Bugs Bunny Debuted (1940)

First Commercial Passenger Jet Plane Flight (1949)

Bombing at Olympic Games in Atlanta (1996)

28

World Hepatitis Day

Statesman Thomas Cromwell Executed (1540)

World War I Began (1914)

USA Created NASA (1958)

National Gemstone Proclaimed (1993)

29

Schools Tree Day

Russian Peasant Rasputin Born (1871)

Artist Vincent Van Gogh Committed Suicide (1890)

Prince Charles Married Lady Diana Spencer (1981)

30

Inventor Henry Ford Born (1863)

Vanuatu Gained Independence from France and Britain (1980)

31

National Tree Day

Columbus Arrived in Trinidad (1498)

Author J.K. Rowling Born (1965)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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