All About July 21st
Trivia, Horoscope and Holidays
July 21st Holidays
- Invite an Alien to Live with You Day
- Legal Drinking Age Day
- National Junk Food Day
- National Tug-Of-War Tournament Day
- National Woodie Wagon Day
- Take a Monkey to Lunch Day
- Toss Away the “Could Haves” and “Should Haves” Day
July 21st Horoscope Sign is Cancer
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 21st Trivia, History, Birthdays #1 Movies and Songs
- 230 – Pope Pontian succeeds Urban I as the eighteenth pope.
- 1865 – In the market square of Springfield, Missouri, Wild Bill Hickok shoots and kills Tutt.
- 1873 – At Adair, Iowa, Jesse James and the James–Younger Gang pull off the first successful train robbery in the American Old West.
- 1904 – Louis Rigolly, a Frenchman, becomes the first man to break the 100 mph barrier on land by driving a 15-liter Gobron-Brillié in Ostend, Belgium.
- 1907 – After colliding with a steam schooner the passenger steamer SS Columbia sinks killing 88 people.
- 1923 – Rudolph A. Marcus, Canadian-American chemist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate was born.
- 1924 – Don Knotts, American actor and screenwriter from the Andy Griffith show was born.
- 1929 – Bob Orton, American wrestler was born.
- 1925 – In Dayton, Tennessee, a high school biology teacher named John T. Scopes is found guilty of teaching evolution in class and fined $100.
- 1925 – Malcolm Campbell becomes the first man to exceed 150 mph on land driving a Sunbeam 350HP.
- 1932 – The #1 song in the US was Night and Day by Fred Astaire and Leo Reisman.
- 1951 – Robin Williams was born in Chicago, Illinois.
- 1955 – Taco, Indonesian-born Dutch singer and entertainer was born.
- 1957 – Jon Lovitz, American comedian, actor, and producer was born.
- 1958 – The #1 song in the US was Hard Headed Woman by Elvis Presley.
- 1969 – At 02:56 UTC, astronaut Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to walk on the Moon.
- 1980 – The #1 movie in the US was Caddyshack starring Bill Murray, Chevy Chase and Rodney Dangerfield.
- 1982 – The #1 song in the US was Don’t You Want Me by The Human League.
- 1983 – The world’s lowest recorded temperature in an inhabited location is recorded happens in Vostok Station, Antarctica at −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F).
- 1991 – The #1 movie was Terminator 2: Judgment Day.
- 2011 – NASA’s Space Shuttle program ends with the landing of Space Shuttle Atlantis on mission STS-135 at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center.
- 2011 – The #1 movie was Captain America: The First Avenger.
- 2012 – The #1 song in the US was Call Me Maybe by Carly Rae Jepsen.
- 2012 – Erden Eruç completes the first solo human-powered circumnavigation of the world.
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