July 14 Holidays

July 14 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | July 14 Calendar

July 14th Daily Holidays include:

  • Bastille Day
  • Collector Car Appreciation Day – July 14, 2023 (Second Friday in July)
  • International Nude Day
  • National Grand Marnier Day
  • National Macaroni and Cheese Day
  • National Motorcycle Day – July 14, 2023 (Second Friday in July)
  • National Tape Measure Day
  • Pandemonium Day
  • Shark Awareness Day
  • Victims of the Nice, France Attack Day
  • World Kebab Day – July 14, 2023 (Second Friday in July)
  • Worldwide Art Day – July 14, 2023 (Second Friday in July)

July 14: Famous Birthdays

  • July 14,1903 – Irving Stone, American author (Love is Eternal) (d. 1989)
  • July 14,1910 – William Hanna, American animator who co-founded Hanna-Barbera (Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo) (d. 2001)
  • July 14,1913 – Gerald Ford, American lawyer and politician who was the 41st US Vice President from 1973-74 and the 38th US President from 1974-77 (d. 2006)
  • July 14,1918 – Ingmar Bergman, Swedish director, producer and screenwriter (Cries & Whispers) (d. 2007)
  • July 14,1930 – Polly Bergen, American actress and singer (Winds of War, The Helen Morgan Story) (d. 2014)
  • July 14,1952 – Franklin Graham, American evangelist and missionary, son of Billy Graham
  • July 14,1955 – L. Brent Bozell III, American journalist, author, and activist who founded the Media Research Center

July 14: Historical Events

  • July 14,1223 – After the death of his father, Philip II, Louis VIII becomes King of France
  • July 14,1789 – The French Revolution begins when the citizens of Paris storm the Bastille
  • July 14,1798 – The Sedition Act becomes law in the US and prohibits false, scandalous and malicious statements against the U.S. Government
  • July 14,1853 – The first major US world’s fair opens, the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in NYC July 14,1874 – The Chicago Fire of 1874 burns 47 acres of the city, killing 20 and destroying 812 buildings
  • July 14,1881 – Pat Garrett shoots and kills Billy the Kid outside Fort Sumner
  • July 14,1933 – In Germany, all political parties are outlawed except for the Nazi Party (NSDAP)
  • July 14,1960 – Jane Goodall starts her study of chimpanzees in the wild at Gombe Stream Reserve
  • July 14,1969 – The U.S. $500, $1,000, $5,000 and $10,000 currency bills are withdrawn from circulation
  • July 14,1976 – Canada abolishes capital punishment
  • July 14,2000 – A powerful solar flare causes a geomagnetic storm on earth
  • July 14,2002 – Jacques Chirac, the French President escapes an assassination attempt during the Bastille Day celebrations

July 14: Music Events

  • July 14,1964 – The Rolling Stones have their first #1 hit in the UK with their cover of Bobby Womack’s, It’s All Over Now
  • July 14,1967 – The Who tour in America, playing the first of 55 dates with Herman’s Hermits
  • July 14,1979 – Bad Girls by Donna Summer hits #1 in America
  • July 14,1984 – Eddie Van Halen joins Michael Jackson on stage to play his guitar solo from Beat It
  • July 14,1993 – The US Postal Service introduces four new stamps honoring classic Broadway musicals: Oklahoma, Show Boat, My Fair Lady, Porgy and Bess

July 14: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 14 is Cancer.

July Birthstone:

What is the July Birthstone? Ruby

The July birthstones are Rubies. Ruby birthstone is a sight to behold. Its deep red hue, with a hint of purple, is known as “pigeon’s blood” in the trade. It’s a variety of the mineral corundum, and its color comes from trace amounts of chromium. The more chromium, the deeper the red.


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