All About July 14th

All About July 14th

Trivia, Holidays and Horoscope

July 14th Holidays

  • National Grand Marnier Day
    Alexander Marnier-Lapostolle invented the orange liquor in the 1880s. it took him ten years to come up with his perfect combination of fruit liquors and cognac.
  • National Mac and Cheese Day
    July 14th encourages you to eat some mac n cheese! Why not try to make your own homemade mac n cheese today? Here’s a recipe for you try out! Homemade Creamy Mac N Cheese. 
  • National Tape Measure Day
    On July 14th we celebrate National Tape Measure Day.  In 1868: Alvin J. Fellows of New Haven, Connecticut, received a patent for a spring-click tape measure.
  • International Non-Binary People’s Day
    The term “non-binary” describes someone who does not identify exclusively as a man or a woman.  International Non-Binary People’s Day is observed each year on July 14th and is aimed at raising awareness and organizing around the issues faced by non-binary people around the world. The day was first celebrated in 2012. 
  • Pandemonium Day
    July 14 is all about embracing the disorder in your life. It’s ok not to be in total order. Just look at it like things will unfold how they will.
  • Shark Awareness Day
    July 14th is Shark Awareness Day. Here is a great site to learn more about sharks. https://www.sharktrust.org/blog/shark-awareness-day

July 14th Horoscope Sign is Cancerzodiac word cards - cancer

Time period: June 21 – July
Element: Water
Ruling planet: Moon
Symbol: Crab
Birthstones: Moonstone, Emerald, Ruby, Pearl
Lucky Numbers: 2, 3, 15, 20
Personality Traits: Loyal, creative, imaginative, manipulative.
Famous Cancers: Selena Gomez, Elon Musk, Princess Diana, Tom Cruise, Sylvester Stallone, Vin Diesel, Robin Williams, Tom Hanks, George Michael, Nikola Tesla, M1698 – Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine.alala Yousafzai,

July 14th Trivia

  • 1859 – Willy Hess, German violinist and educator was born.
  • 1861 – Kate M. Gordon, American activist, women’s civil rights leader,  was born.Billy the Kid corrected
  • 1881 – Billy the Kid is shot and killed by Pat Garrett outside Fort Sumner.
  • 1960 – Jane Goodall arrives at the Gombe Stream Reserve in present-day Tanzania to begin her famous study of chimpanzees in the wild.
  • 1965 – The Mariner 4 flyby of Mars takes the first close-up photos of another planet.
  • 1976 – Capital punishment is abolished in Canada.
  • 1977 – Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden was born.
  • 1998 – Richard McDonald, American businessman, co-founded McDonald’s passed away.
  • 2015 – NASA’s New Horizons probe performs the first flyby of Pluto, and thus completes the initial survey of the Solar System.

July Monthly Observances

Thank you to our sources for info and graphics: CheckidayWiki, and Pixabay.

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