2021 Daily Holidays that fall on July 17, include:
Disneyland's Anniversary - (First Opened July 17, 1955)
National Bridal Sale Day - July 17, 2021
National Peach Ice Cream Day
National Tattoo Day
National Woodie Wagon Day - July 17, 2021 (Third Saturday in July)
Strawberry Rhubarb Wine Day - July 17, 2021 (Third Saturday in July)
Toss Away the "Could Haves" and "Should Haves" Day - July 17, 2021 (Third Saturday in July)
Victims of Baton Rouge, Louisiana Attack Day
Women's Dive Day - July 17, 2021
World Day for International Criminal Justice
World Emoji Day
Wrong Way Corrigan Day
Yellow Pig Day
2021 Weekly Holidays that include July 17, are:
Info to Come!
2021 Monthly Holidays that include July 17, 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)
Info to Come!
The Astrological Sign for July 17 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
1917 - Phyllis Diller, American comedian and actress (d. 2012)
1923 - John Cooper, English car designer who co-founded the Cooper Car Company (d. 2000)
1935 - Diahann Carroll, American actress and singer
1943 - LaVyrle Spencer, America author
1918 - Romanov family shooting victims in Russia
1959 - Billie Holidays, American singer and actress (b. 1915)
1961 - Ty Cobb, American baseball player and manager (b. 1886)
1996 - Victims of TWA Flight 800
2006 - Mickey Spillane, American author (b. 1918)
2009 - Walter Cronkite, American journalist and actor (b. 1916)
2014 - Victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1954 - Comedian Groucho Marx marries actress Eden Hartford
1975 - Former Beatle Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox divorce
1988 - NHL ice hockey star Wayne Gretzky marries actress Janet Jones
1999 - Actress Raquel Welch marries Richard Palmer
Quote of the Day
Imagine the world we would live in if everyone wanted Love & Peace!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Are there movie snacks that are healthy snacks? You be the judge! A movie these days can be expensive in more ways than one! First, you pay a small fortune to buy your ticket. On entering the theater, you are bombarded by the smell of freshly popped buttered popcorn. Who can resist the concession stand and all of your movie food favorites? Not many people!
Find more information on Movie Snacks from Kerry at Healthy Diet Habit's website.
This Day in History
1429 - Charles VII of France is crowned the King of France
1762 - After the murder of Peter III of Russia, Catherine II becomes the Tsar of Russia
1867 - The Harvard School of Dental Medicine is established in Boston, MA
1902 - The first air conditioner is created by Willis Carrier in Buffalo, New York
1918 - The RMS Carpathia is sunk off Ireland by the German SM U-55 with 5 lives lost
1938 - Douglas Corrigan becomes known as "Wrong Way" Corrigan when he takes off from Brooklyn to fly the "wrong way" to Ireland
1944 - Two ships full with ammunition for the war explode in Port Chicago, CA killing 320
1955 - Walt Disney opens Disneyland in Anaheim, California
1981 - A walkway at the Hyatt Regency in Kansas City, Missouri collapses and kills 144 and injures more than 200
1984 - The national drinking age in the U.S. was changed from 18 to 21
1989 - The first flight of the B-2 Spirit Stealth Bomber occurs
1996 - TWA Boeing 747 Flight 800 explodes off the coast of Long Island, New York on it's way to Paris, France, killing all 230 on board
1998 - A tsunami destroys ten villages in Papua New Guinea, killing up to 2,700 people with several thousand injured after a 7.0 mw earthquake
2006 - After a 7.7 mw earthquake and tsunami hits the Indonesian island, Java, 668 people are killed and more than 9,000 injured
2014 - Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, crashes near the border of Ukraine and Russia after being shot down. All 298 people on board are killed
This Day in Music
1968 - Yellow Submarine, The Beatles' fourth film premieres in London
1970 - The Guess Who perform at the White House for President Richard Nixon and his guests, Prince Charles and Princess Anne
1995 - Carole King's Tapestry album is certified Diamond
2012 - The Dark Knight Rises soundtrack album is released
The Guess Who - No Time
This Day in Sports
1903 - Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France race
1976 - The Summer Olympics in Montreal opens with 25 African teams boycotting the games because of New Zealand's participation