All About July 16th
Trivia, Holidays, Observances and Horoscope
July 16th Holidays & Observances
- National Corn Fritter Day
On July 16th we celebrate corn fritters! If you don’t know what they are click here and try out an Easy Corn Fritters Recipe!
- National Fresh Spinach Day
Happy National Fresh Spinach Day! July 16th celebrates this healthy food. Spinach is a source of inorganic nitrate, which may lower your chance of getting heart disease. Spinach also has potassium to help keep your heart working right. Eating spinach may benefit eye health, reduce oxidative stress, help prevent cancer, and reduce blood pressure levels. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K1, Folic acid, Iron and Calcium. So try to incorporate some spinach into your day today!
- National Personal Chef Day
A personal chef prepares meals in the clients’ homes or delivers meals already prepared. They may also create a meal plan according to dietary needs to their client’s preferences. The United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA) founded National Personal Chef Day to encourage us to show our appreciation to personal chefs.
Time period: June 21 – July 22
Ruling planet: Moon
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.
July 16th Trivia and Famous Birthdays
- 1377 – Richard II of England is crowned.
- 1790 – The District of Columbia is established as the capital of the United States after signature of the Residence Act.
- 1959 – The #1 song in the US was Lonely Boy by Paul Anka.
- 1966 – The #1 song in the US was Hanky Panky by Tommy James and the Shondells.
- 1969 – Apollo 11, the first mission to land astronauts on the Moon, is launched from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Kennedy, Florida.
- 1971 – Corey Feldman, American actor was born.
- 1988 – The #1 song in the US was The Flame by Cheap Trick.
- 1990 – The #1 movie in the US was Ghost starring Demi Moore, Patrick Swayze and Whoopi Goldberg.
- 1999 – John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife and sister in law all were killed when a plane he was piloting crashes into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard.
- 2013 – The #1 movie in the US was The Conjuring.
- 2018 – The 2018 Russia–United States summit, a meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin took place.
July Monthly Observances
- Bereaved Parents Month
- Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month
- Family Reunion Month
- Family Golf Month
- Freedom From Fear of Speaking Month
- Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
- Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month
- International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
- International Group B Strep Awareness Month
- International Women with Alopecia Month
- International Zine Month
- National Anti-Boredom Month
- National Wheelchair Beautification Month
- National Black Family Month
- National Blueberry Month
- National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
- National Child-Centered Divorce Month
- National “Doghouse Repairs” Month
- National Grilling Month
- National Horseradish Month
- National Hot Dog Month
- National Ice Cream Month
- National Make A Difference to Children Month
- National Recreation & Parks Month
- National Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month
- Sandwich Generation Month
- Smart Irrigation Month
- Unlucky Month for weddings
- National Picnic Month
- Social Wellness Month Tour de France Month