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July is the sieved month of the yearly in the Gregorian calendar.

It has 31 days and is designated after the Roman statesman Julius Cäsar, on that thoseCalendar reform of the yearly 46 v. Chr. decreases/goes back (see Roman calendar, Julian calendar).

The old German name is Heuet or hires or also hay month mentioned, since in July first hay Mahd is brought in. Other old names for thatJuly are bear or honey month.

In the Roman calendar, whose year began with March, July was original the fifth month and had before its renaming in the year 44 v. Chr. (Lex Antonia de brought in by the consul Marcus Antoniusmense Quintili “over the month Quintilis”) the name Quintilis too lat. quintus “the fifth”. In the year 153 v. Chr. became the beginning of the year however around two months forced, so that the relationship was void between names and counting.

It arisescolloquially sometimes clearly audible acoustic distinction to the name of the month June on, is expressed and turned around July also as “Julai” June then as Juno.

July begins with the same weekday as April and in leap years also howJanuary (Jänner).

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