Holidays and Festivals

Independence Day (Colombia)
Flag Day (Colombia) *
Friendship Day a.k.a. Día del Amigo (Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay) * CLICK HERE
Beginning of the Glasgow Fair Scotland
Moon Day

Ugly Truck Day
National Get Out of the Doghouse Day
National Hug Your Kid Day
National Lollipop Day
Feast of St. Elias
, Prophet
Feast of St. Aurelius, bishop of Carthage
Feast of Saint Thorlac, bishop, confessor (Translation), Norway
Feast of St. Margaret the Virgin
* Crop Over  Bridgetown, Barbados - 2nd sat in July - 1st Mon in August (13-22) 
* Calgary Stampede (mid july) (5-10) 

Fête de la Bouillon blanc   Translation:  Common mullein Day (French Republican) The Second day of the Month of Thermidor in the French Republican Calendar

Toast of The Day

"I once knew a girl who lived on a hill,
What she won't do her sister will...
So here's to her sister"

- Anonymous

 Drink of The Day


2 parts vodka
1 part blue Curaçao
1 part grenadine
1 part lemon juice
6 parts orange juice
Shake vodka and citrus juices in a mixer, then strain into a Highball Glass. Slide the grenadine down one side of the glass, where it will sink to the bottom. Slide the curacao down the other side, to lie between the vodka and grenadine, and serve before the layers mix.
- In Celebration of Independence Declared in Columbia (July 20, 1810) 

Wine of The Day

Hagafen (2009) Estate Mayeri Vineyard
Style - White Riesling
Napa Valley

Beer of The Day

 Highland Courage
Brewer - Rock Bottom Brewery – Bethesda  Bethesda, MD
Style - Scottish-Style Ale

Joke of The Day

A woman is standing nude looking in the bedroom mirror.
She is not happy with what she sees and says to her husband,
"I feel horrible; I look old, fat and ugly... I really need you to pay me a compliment."
The husband replies, "Your eyesight's damn near perfect." 

Quote of The Day

"Friendship is like peeing your pants. Everyone can see it, but only you can feel it."
- Unknown

Whiskey of The Day

Paddleford Creek Bourbon Whiskey

July Observances

Air-Conditioning Appreciation Days (7/3 to 8/15)
Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
National Bikini Month
Bioterrorism/Disaster Education and Awareness Month
Cell Phone Courtesy Month
Dog Days (7/3 to 8/11)
Doghouse Repairs" Month, Natl
Eggplant and Lettuce Month
Eye Injury Prevention Month
Family Golf Month
Family Reunion Month
Freedom From Fear of Speaking Month
Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month
Home Inspector Appreciation Month, Natl
International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
International Group B Strep Awareness Month
International Women with Alopecia Month
International Zine Month
Learn Arabic Month
Mango and Melon Month
National "Doghouse Repairs" Month
National Anti-Boredom Month
National Black Family Month
National Blueberries Month
National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
National Child-Centered Divorce Month
National Culinary Arts Month
National Grilling Month
National Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness Month
National Horseradish Month
National Hot Dog Month
National Ice Cream Month
National Independent Retailers Month
National Make A Difference to Children Month
National Recreation and Parks Month
National Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month
National Vehicle Theft Protection Month
National Wheelchair Beautification Month
Nectarine and Garlic Month
Purposeful Parenting Month
Roots and Branches Month
Sandwich Generation Month
Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month Link
Skyscraper Month
Smart Irrigation Month
Social Wellness Month
Tour de France Month (Started 6/30 - 7/19)
UV Safety Month
Unlucky Month for weddings
Women's Motorcycle Month
Worldwide Bereaved Parents Month

Observances this Week

Captive Nations Week Third Week of July (USA)
Everybody Deserves A Massage Week Third Full Week in July
National Zoo Keeper Week Third Full Week in July
National Parenting Gifted Children Week Third Full Week in July

National Independent Retailers Week Week containing July 21st (birthday of Tom Shay's grandmother)
Rabbit Week (Melvin Rabbits) Date Varies Mid-July (July 15-21 2013)
Comic Con International
Wednesday through Sunday of the Second Full Week in July
Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) Education & Awareness Week July 18th through 25th (Also see  February 1st through 7th)

Historical Events on July 20th


Born on July 20th


Died on July 20th


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