July 13

July 13 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances

2020 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
  • International Town Criers Day - July 13, 2020 (Second Monday in July)
  • 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)

2020 Weekly Holidays that include July 13, are:

  • Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
  • Creative Maladjustment Week - July 7-14 
  • Operation Safe Driver Week - July 12-18, 2020
  • Sports Cliche Week - July 12-18, 2020
  • Summer - June 20 - September 22, 2020

2020 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.


  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. 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

  • Tour de France - June 27- July 19, 2020 - this is the world's most high profile bicycle race
  • Jim Thorpe Native American Games - July 11-19, 2020

Astrological Sign

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.
  • Waterlily
  • Delphinium




The Birthstone(s) for July is:

  • Rubies which are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth, and success in love

Famous Birthdays

  • 100 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman general (d. 44 BC)
  • 1946 - Cheech Marin, American actor and comedian (Cheech and Chong)

Famous Deaths

  • 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!

Diet Mentality - Do YOU have one?

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

Tardigrade (adjective)

1.  Sluggish; moving slowly.

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