All About July 26th
Trivia, Horoscope and Holidays
July 26th Holidays
- Aunt and Uncles Day
Aunts and Uncles play an important role in our lives, whether it’s taking you out shopping for your prom dress, or an Uncle slipping you a sip of beer at Thanksgiving. So today, July 26th show them your appreciation for all they have done for you through the years.
- National All Or Nothing Day
Don’t let anything stop you from doing what you want to do today! If there is something you really want to do but something has been holding you back, today, July 26th, just go for it!
- National Bagelfest Day
Murray Lender, the owner of Lenders Bagels, founded National Bagelfest Day. In 1986, Murray started the festival in Mattoon, Illinois, home of the world’s largest bagel factory. So on July 26th, enjoy a bagel or two! What is your favorite bagel topping?
- National Intern Day
National Intern Day is a holiday created by WayUp that’s dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the future leaders of the world: interns! WayUp launched the holiday back in 2017 to help bring attention to the challenges and inequalities that entry-level candidates face in the workforce. Learn more at https://www.nationalinternday.com/.
- National Coffee Milkshake Day
Coffee has taken over the world! And now it has taken over milkshakes, so today, July 26th, go out and if you can stomach it, enjoy a Coffee Milkshake!
- One Voice Day
‘One Voice Day’ is a global initiative to unite all countries of the world in the reading of the Universal Peace Covenant at exactly 6 p.m. UT on July 26th each year. The Universal Peace Covenant is a 577-word pledge and plea to bring families, countries and the world together in a peaceful co-existence despite our constantly changing world. During this time individuals and groups in all parts of the world unite spiritually to declare their commitment to global peace.
Date range: July 23 – August 22
Color: Gold, Yellow, Orange
Lucky Numbers: 1, 3, 10, 19
Traits: Leos are compassionate, caring, warm hearted people but also be arrogant, self centered and stubborn.
Famous Leos: Jennifer Lopez, Barack Obama, Sandra Bullock, Daniel Radcliffe, Alfred Hitchcock, Ben Affleck, Mila Kunis. Shaun Mendes, Kylie Jenner, Cole Sprouse, Demi Lovato, Jennifer Lawrence, Tom Brady, Dua Lipa, Olivia Holt and Maia Mitchell, Paul Wesley, Chris Hemsworth.
July 26th Trivia
- 1745 – The first recorded women’s cricket match takes place near Guildford, England.
- 1775 – the Continental Congress established a Post Office and appointed Benjamin Franklin its Postmaster-General.
- 1788 – New York ratifies the United States Constitution and becomes the 11th state of the United States.
- 1878 – Wyatt Earp Kills George Hoyt.
- 1908 – Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is created.
- 1936 – The #1 song in the US was Pennies From Heaven by Bing Crosby.
- 1950 – The #1 movie in the US was Father of the Bride starring Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke.
- 1956 – The Italian liner Andrea Doria sinks after colliding with the Swedish liner Stockholm the night before killing 52 of the 1,600 people aboard.
- 1956 – Dorothy Hamill, American figure skater was born in Chicago, Il.
- 1957 – The #1 song in the US was (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear by Elvis Presley.
- 1959 – Kevin Spacey, American actor was born in South Orange, NJ.
- 1943 – Mick Jagger, British singer, with The Rolling Stones was born.
- 1964 – Sandra Bullock, an American actress, was born in Arlington County, VA.
- 1970 – The #1 song was (They Long to Be) Close to You by Carpenters.
- 1973 – Kate Beckinsale, English actress was born in Chiswick, London.
- 1977 – The #1 movie in the US was Star Wars.
- 1982 – The #1 song in the US was Eye of the Tiger by Survivor.
- 1982 – The #1 movie in the US was E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
- 1986 – The #1 song on the Hot 100 Billboard was, “Sledgehammer,” by Peter Gabriel.
- 1995 – The #1 movie was Waterworld.
- 2006 – The #1 movie in the US was Miami Vice.
- 2008 – The #1 song in the US was I Kissed a Girl by Katy Perry.
- 2016 – Al Gore endorses Hillary Clinton in the upcoming election.
- 2020 – Biden continues to lead Trump in the election polls.
- 2020 – The body of the late US Rep. John Lewis made his final journey across the famous bridge in Selma, Alabama, where he helped lead the march for voting rights in 1965. [CBS]
- 2020 – Acting legend, “Gone with the Wind” star Olivia de Havilland dies at age 104.
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