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All About July

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 posted by Joan
Happy Birthday Greeting Stone

Happy Birthday Engraved Stones

What do you really know about the month of July?  Did you know?

  • July was originally called Quintilis which means fifth because it was the fifth month.  Julius Caesar added two months at the beginning of the year so July is now the seventh month.
  • July was named for Julius Caesar who was born on July 12.
  • Famous people with July birthdays include Princess Diana, Neil Simon, Geraldo Rivera, Jennifer Lopez and Robin Williams.  Remember July birthdays of those who are important to you.  Engraved rocks are a lasting and meaningful way to say Happy Brithday to your friends.
  • The flower is the water lily.
  • The gemstones for June are the ruby and sapphire.
  • The zodiac signs for July are Cancer (June 21 – July 22) and Leo (July 23 – August 22).
  • Our Independence Day is July 4th. Many other countries have their Independence Day during July. These include, Venezuela, Argentina, Belgium, France and Canada.
  • July is National Ice Cream Month, National Hot Dog Month and National Blueberry Month. 
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