2023 Daily Holidays that fall on July 13, include:
Barbershop Music Appreciation Day
Beans 'n Franks Day
Embrace Your Geekness Day
Fool's Paradise Day
Go West Day
Gruntled Workers Day
International Rock Day
Nathan Bedford Forrest Day - (Local observance in Tennessee)
National Beef Tallow Day
National French Fries Day
National Nitrogen Ice Cream Day
World Cup Soccer Day - (Anniversary Observance)
2023 Weekly Holidays that include July 13, are:
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
Creative Maladjustment Week - July 7-14
National Ventriloquism Week - July 12-15, 2023
Nude Recreation Weekend - July 10-16, 2023
Operation Safe Driver Week - July 9-15, 2023
Sports Cliche Week - July 9-15, 2023 (Week of Major League Baseball All Stars Game)
Therapeutic Recreation Week - July 9-15, 2023 (Second Full Week of July)
2023 Monthly Holidays that include July 13, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our July Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of July.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events (Date Order)
Tour de France - July 1-23, 2023 - this is the world's most high profile bicycle race.
Wimbledon - July 3-16, 2023 held at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club in Southwest London, England.
Jim Thorpe Native American Games - July 11-19, 2023
The Astrological Sign for July 13 is Cancer.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of July are:
Larkspur - Levity and lightness. Strong bonds of Love are represented by Larkspur.
The Birthstone(s) for July is:
Rubies which are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth, and success in love
100 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman general (d. 44 BC)
1946 - Cheech Marin, American actor and comedian (Cheech and Chong)
2006 - Red Buttons, American actor and comedian (Sayonara) (b. 1919)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1914 - English novelist D.H. Lawrence marries German literary figure Frieda von Richthofen
1925 - Film producer and co-founder of Walt Disney Productions, Walter (Walt) Disney, married Lillian Bounds
Quote of the Day
July 13th is Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a Local observance in Tennessee
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Diet Mentality - Do YOU have one?
These are some statements to determine if you have a diet mentality. Most of you will see that we all have one!
You want to lose weight quickly.
Your weight prevents you from achieving other goals in your life.
You want to lose weight for your spouse or significant other.
Find out more about Diet Mentality from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
587 BC - Following the destruction of Solomon's Temple, Babylon's siege of Jerusalem ends
1787 - The Northwest Ordinance establishing governing rules for the Northwest Territory is enacted by the Continental Congress. It establishes procedures for new states admitted and limits the expansion of slavery
1985 - VP George H.W. Bush becomes the Acting President of the US for the day when President Ronald Reagan undergoes surgery.
2008 - The Battle of Wanat begins in Afghanistan when the Taliban and al-Qaeda attack the US Army and Afghan National Army
2011 - Three bomb blasts hit Mumbai, India killing 26 and injuring 130
2013 - Typhoon Soulik hits East China and Taiwan, killing 9 people and affecting more than 160 million
2016 - David Cameron, the Prime Minister of the UK resigns, and is succeeded by Theresa May
This Day in Music
1959 - Dedicated to the One I Love is released by The Shirelles
1964 - A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles is released in the US
1973 - Queen releases their self-titled debut album
1974 - Rock Your Baby by George McRae hits #1
1985 - The Live Aid benefit concert takes place in London, Philadelphia, Moscow and Sydney to raise money for the hungry in Africa
1985 - Mick Jagger and David Bowie debut their video for Dancing in the Street at Live Aid (video below)
This Day in Sports
1934 - In a game against Detroit, Babe Ruth hits his 700th career home run
1997 - Alison Nicholas of England wins the US Open Women's Golf
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. Sluggish; moving slowly.
Wishing You a Great Day Today!
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