Update : July 25, 2020
- July was the fifth month in the old Roman Calendar, and it had 30 days.
The month was given an extra day and renamed in honor of Julius Caesar.
- July is the seventh month in the Gregorian Calendar.
- My beloved father was born in July.
- US Independence falls on the 4th of July.
- Apollo 11 crew members — Neil Armstrong (Mission Commander) and Buzz Aldrin (Lunar Module Pilot) — landed in Tranquility Bay on the Moon on July 20, 1969.
Michael Collin (Command Module Pilot) circled the Moon and waited for his crew mates to return from the Moon.
- I wrote a poem “Men on the Moon”.
A copy was sent by Mr. Hall (Information Officer, USIA) to NASA.
The poem was published in the Guardian.
Dark Days in the history of Burma
July 19, 1947
Nine Arzanis were gunned down on July 19, 1947. Eight perished that day. One succumbed a day later.
- Bogyoke Aung San
passed away at the tender age of 32
Children : U Aung San Oo, Aung San Lin (GBNF), Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
- Thakin Mya
Considered as Deputy Prime Minister
- Deedoke U Ba Cho
Grand children : Dr. Khin Hla Cho, Daw Khin Myint Cho
- Mahn Ba Khaing
Daughter : Daw Myint Myint Khaing
- Mong Pawn Sawbwa Sao San Htun
passed away in the hospital on July 20, 1947
Son : Sao Hso Holm
- U Ba Win
Bogyoke’s elder brother
Son : Dr. Sein Win
- U Razak
Sons : U Tin Myint, U Hla Kyi
- ICS U Ohn Maung
Sons: U Tin Maung Thein, Francis, Dr, Min Min
- Yebaw Maung Htwe
There are books (e.g. “Who killed Aung San?” and “Eliminate the Elite” by Kin Oung) and documentaries (e.g. “Who really killed Aung San?” by BBC program) about the fateful event.
Dark days in July 1962
- According to the newspapers, 17 died on July 7, 1962.
- Ko Aung Khin, who was stuck by a stray bullet as he was returning home in Windermere Road from RUBC (Rangoon University Boat Club), was listed as the 17th victim.
- The celebration of the 7th July in the following year (1963) ended with the closure of Universities (with the exception of the Faculties of Medical and Engineering).
- The revered Student Union was demolished on July 8, 1962.