The British Virgin Islands annually celebrate Territory Day on July 1. Unlike the other islands of British overseas territory, the Virgin Islands do not celebrate the day of attainment of political freedom from Britain. They celebrate the day, when the Virgin Islands became a self-governing colony.
Contribution of physicians to the well-being of the Indian nation is annually recognized on July 1, when the country celebrates Doctor's Day. This holiday is observed on the birthday of the legendary Indian physician and second Chief Minister of West Bengal Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy.