2023 Daily Holidays that fall on July 19, include:
Flight Attendant Safety Professionals Day
National Hot Dog Day - July 19, 2023
National Raspberry Cake Day
New Friends Day - (Also on January 19 and October 19)
Stick Out Your Tongue Day
Take Your Poet to Work Day - July 19, 2023 (Third Wednesday of July)
2023 Weekly Holidays that include July 19, are:
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
Captive Nations Week - July 16-22, 2023 (Third Week in July)
Every Body Deserves a Massage Week - July 16-22, 2023 (Third Full Week in July)
Islamic New Year - Evening of July 18, 2023 to Evening of July 19, 2023
Muharram (Islamic New Year) - Evening of July 18 - Evening of July 19, 2023
National Baby Food Week - July 16-22, 2023 (Third Week of July)
National Independent Retailers Week - July 16-22, 2023 (Third Week in July with July 21st in it)
National Scrabble Week - July 15-19, 2023
National Triathlon Week - July 17-23, 2023 (7 Days Starting the Third Monday in July)
National Zookeeper Week - July 16-22, 2023 (Third Week in July)
Perseid Meteor Showers - July 17 - August 24, 2023, will peak on the nights between August 12-13, 2023)
Rabbit Week - July 15-21
Restless Leg Syndrome Education & Awareness Week - July 18-25
2023 Monthly Holidays that include July 19, 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.
Jim Thorpe Native American Games - July 11-19, 2023
The Astrological Sign for July 19 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
1814 - Samuel Colt, American inventor and businessman who founded the Colt's Manufacturing Company (Colt 6 shot revolver) (d. 1862)
1860 - Lizzie Borden, American woman who was acquitted of the murder of her parents
1876 - Joseph Fielding Smith, American religious leader who became the 10th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (d. 1972)
1962 - Anthony Edwards, American actor and director (ER, Top Gun)
1824 - Agustin de Iturbide, Mexican army general, politician, and the 1st emperor of Mexico was executed by firing squad.
2016 - Garry Marshall, American actor, director, and producer (b. 1934)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1966 - Actor and singer, Frank Sinatra marries actress Mia Farrow
1971 - Singer Roger Daltrey of The Who marries model Heather Taylor
1986 - Caroline Kennedy marries Edwin Schlossberg
2003 - Actress Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey), marries singer Mark Wilkersonin
2014 - Singer Adam Levine (Maroon 5) marries Victoria Secret model Behati Prinsloo
Quote of the Day
Every Body Deserves a Massage Week runs from July 16-22, 2023! To find out more about the Benefits of Massage Therapy, please check out my daughter Brie's website!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Fats do not cause weight gain or loss, but eating the wrong type of can be unhealthy, and eating too much can cause weight gain. Not all fats are created the same, but low fat diets have caused us to fear all fats! Find out more information about fats from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!
This Day in History
484 - Leontius is crowned the Eastern emperor at Tarsus (modern Turkey
1545 - King Henry VIII's warship Mary Rose sinks off Portsmouth and 73 die. The wreck is salvaged in 1982.
1553 - After only nine days on the throne, Lady Jane Grey is replaced by Mary 1 of England as Queen of England
1843 - Brunel's steamship the SS Great Britain is launched as the first ocean-going craft with an iron hull and also becoming the largest vessel afloat in the world.
1848 - The 1st US women's rights convention is held in Seneca Falls, New York
1943 - 500 allied aircraft bomb Rome during World War II
1961 - TWA shows the 1st in-flight movie
1976 - Sagarmatha National Park in Nepal, India is created
1894 - Lynn Rippelmeyer becomes the 1st female to captain a 747 across the Atlantic Ocean
1985 - The Val di Stava Dam in Italy collapses and kills 268 people
1989 - United Airlines Flight 232 crashes in Sioux City, Iowa killing 112 of the 296 people on board
1990 - The Richard Nixon Library opens in Yorba Linda, CA
1993 - U.S. President Bill Clinton fires FBI Director William Sessions
2013 - 20 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Iraq
This Day in Music
1966 - The Monkees record the Theme from The Monkees
1975 - Listen to What The Man Said from Paul McCartney & Wings hits #1
1975 - Dance With Me from Orleans is released
1976 - The rock group Deep Purple disbands. They get back together after eight years
1976 - Rock N Roll Music from The Beatles is certified gold
1977 - Comedian Steve Martin appears on The Muppet Show and performs Dueling Banjos with the Muppets (video below)
1980 - David Bowie begins his run as The Elephant Man in Denver
1980 - It's Still Rock and Roll To Me from Billy Joel hits #1 and becomes his first gold record
1999 - A Little Bit of Mambo by Lou Bega is released
This Day in Sports
1903 - Maurice Garin wins the first Tour de France
1952 - The 1952 Summer Olympics opens in Helsinki, Finland
1973 - Willie Mays is named to the NL all star team for the 24th time
1980 - The 1980 Summer Olympics opens in Moscow, Russia. The U.S. and other countries boycott the games after Russia invades Afghanistan
1989 - Joe Carter of the Cleveland Indians has his 4th 3 HR game
1990 - Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Red's is sentenced to 5 months for tax evasion
1991 - Cal Ripken plays in his 1,500th consecutive game
1996 - Ireland beats Netherlands in the 1st European Championship Final
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. A container to hold or display religious relics.
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