Holidays and Observances
2020 Daily Holidays that fall on July 15, include:
- Be a Dork Day
- I Love Horses Day
- International Sister Cities Day - July 15, 2020
- National Give Something Away Day
- National Gummi Worm Day
- National Hot Dog Day - July 15, 2020
- National Pet Fire Safety Day
- National Tapioca Pudding Day
- Saint Swithin's Day
- Take Your Poet to Work Day - July 15, 2020 (Third Wednesday of July)
- World Youth Skills Day
2020 Weekly Holidays that include July 15, are:
- Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
- Democratic National Convention - July 13-16, 2020
- National Ventriloquism Week - July 14-18, 2020
- Operation Safe Driver Week - July 12-18, 2020
- Rabbit Week - July 15-21
- Sports Cliche Week - July 12-18, 2020
- Summer - June 20 - September 22, 2020
2020 Monthly Holidays that include July 15, 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
- 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
The Astrological Sign for July 15 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
- 1944 - Jan-Michael Vincent, American actor (Airwolf)
- 1946 - Linda Rondstadt, American singer, songwriter, producer, and actress
- 1951 - Jesse Ventura, American wrestler ("The Body", actor, and politician
- 1952 - Terry O'Quinn, American actor (Lost, Gang Related)
- 1960 - Kim Alexis, American supermodel and actress (Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover)
- 1972 - Scott Foley, American actor (Felicity, Scandal)
- 1973 - Brian Austin Green, American actor and producer (Beverly Hills, 90210)
- 1996 - Dana Hill, American actress and singer (b. 1964)
- 1997 - Gianni Versace, Italian fashion designer who founded Versace (b. 1946)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
- 1996 - Prince Charles & Princess Dianne sign their divorce papers.
- 2011 - TV Host Vanessa Minnillo marries American singer, songwriter Nick Lachey
Quote of the Day
I don't know about you, but when someone tells me that I cannot do something, it just motivates me to try harder to prove them wrong!
Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Weekly Menu Planning is Easy!
Choose YOUR favorite meal types, and match them to a day of the Week! Choose 4-5 healthy meals that fit each theme! Meatless Monday or Taco Tuesday anyone?
Find out more about Weekly Menu Planning from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
- 1815 - Napoleon Bonaparte surrenders on the HMS Bellerophon
- 1834 - After nearly 356 years, the Spanish Inquisition is disbanded
- 1870 - Georgia becomes the last of the Confederate states to be readmitted to the Union
- 1888 - Mount Bandai erupts killing 500 people in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
- 1922 - The Japanese Communist Party is established in Japan
- 1927 - In Vienna, Austria, the police kill 89 protesters
- 1959 - The steel strike of 1959 begins
- 1980 - There is $160 million in damages in western Wisconsin following a massive storm
- 2003 - AOL Time Warner disbands Netscape
- 2003 - The Mozilla Foundation is established
- 2006 - Twitter is launched
This Day in Music
- 1983 - Staying Alive the sequel to Saturday Night Fever staring John Travolta debuts in theaters. The Bee Gees perform five new songs for the soundtracks, including, The Woman in You.
- 2009 - Paul McCartney returns to the Ed Sullivan Theater to appear on The Late Show with David Letterman
- 2018 - November Rain by Guns N' Roses is the first 90's video to pass a billion views on You Tube (video below)
This Day in Sports
- 1909 - Ty Cobb hits two inside the park Home Runs
- 1980 - Johnny Bench breaks Yogi Berra's record when he hits his 314th Home Run as a catcher
- 1996 - Cal Ripkin moves to 3rd base after 2,216 consecutive games as shortstop
- 1999 - The Seattle Mariners play their inaugural game at the Safeco Field in Seattle, WA
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. A gaseous or vaporous emission, especially a foul-smelling one.
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