July Curriculum Calendar - Lesson Plan Ideas by Date

Enhance your current curriculum with this fun reference calendar. Whether you want to highlight historic events, honor birthdays of significant people, or celebrate holidays, this is a valuable tool for every teacher. Click on any event to find a breadth of related teaching resources that will spark new ideas to spice up your daily lessons. There's something worth celebrating every day!

Curriculum Calendar

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29
The Globe Theatre burns to the ground (1613)
Also try: Shakespeare, London
First iPhone released (2007)
Also try: technology
30
Gone with the Wind published (1936)
Meteor Day
Also try: astronomy
1
Canada Day
Also try: North America
2
Civil Rights Act passed after 83-day filibuster (1964)
Also try: filibuster
First steam engine patented (1698)
Also try: Thomas Savery
3
Dow Jones and Company publishes first stock average (1884)
4
Supernova detected within the constellation Taurus (1054)
Also try: constellation
5
The Law of Return is passed allowing Jewish people to return to Israel (1950)
6
President George W. Bush born (1946)
Also try: US Presidents
Republican Party formed (1854)
Also try: political parties
7
Sliced bread sold for the first time (1928)
Also try: baking bread
8
Stock market falls to lowest point during Great Depression (1932)
Also try: Great Depression
Liberty Bell cracks (1835)
Also try: Independence Hall
9
Millard Fillmore becomes President when President Taylor dies (1850)
10
Boris Yeltsin becomes Russia's first President (1991)
Also try: Russia
Don't Step on a Bee Day
Also try: insects, honey
11
E.B. White born (1899)
John Quincy Adams born (1767)
Also try: US Presidents
12
Henry VIII weds his last wife, Catherine Parr (1543)
Also try: Catherine Parr
13
Julius Caesar born (100 B.C.)
Also try: Ancient Rome
Bomb blasts rock Mumbai, 130 injured and 26 killed (2011)
Also try: terrorism
14
Shark Awareness Day
Also try: fish, ocean animals
15
Rembrandt born (1606)
Also try: Baroque style
The Rosetta Stone found (1799)
16
The Manhattan Project ushers in the Atomic Age (1945)
Also try: Atomic Age
The Catcher in the Rye published (1951)
Also try: J.D. Salinger
17
Disneyland opens (1955)
Charles VII crowed King of France (1429)
Also try: Joan of Arc, France
18
John Glenn born (1921)
Mein Kampf published (1925)
Also try: Adolf Hiter
19
First women's rights convention at Seneca Falls (1848)
The Qing Dynasty defeats the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (1864)
20
Apollo II makes first moon landing (1969)
Also try: moon landing
First Special Olympics (1968)
Also try: disabilities
21
22
Systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto begins the Holocaust (1942)
23
Ford Motor Company sells first car (1903)
Also try: Henry Ford, Model T
24
Ruins of Macchu Picchu discovered (1911)
Also try: Peru, Inca
Brigham Young leads 148 Mormon pioneers into Salt Lake Valley (1847)
25
Puerto Rico becomes a US commonwealth (1952)
26
Carl Jung born (1875)
27
World War II: Allied forces successfully halt final Axis advance into Egypt (1942)
Also try: Allied forces
28
WWI begins (1914)
Also try: The Great War
29
NASA established (1958)
30
Emily Bronte born (1818)
Also try: Wuthering Heights
31
J.K. Rowling born (1965)
Also try: Harry Potter
Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day
1
Herman Melville born (1819)
Also try: Moby Dick
Justinian I becomes sole ruler of the Byzantine Empire (527)
Also try: Byzantine Empire
2
Trial run of San Francisco cable car on Clay St. (1873)
Also try: San Francisco
The Lincoln Penny issued (1909)