Monday July 15, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

July 15: Day of the Week

July 15, 2024 is the 197th day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 169 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.

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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

July 15 Historical Event(s)

1149
The reconstructed Church of the Holy Sepulchre is consecrated in Jerusalem.
1410
Polish–Lithuanian–Teutonic War: Battle of Grunwald – the allied forces of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania defeat the army of the Teutonic Order.
1799
The Rosetta Stone is found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon’s Egyptian Campaign.
1806
Pike expedition: United States Army Lieutenant Zebulon Pike begins an expedition from Fort Bellefontaine near St. Louis, Missouri, to explore the west.
1870
Rupert’s Land and the North-Western Territory are transferred to Canada from the Hudson’s Bay Company, and the province of Manitoba and the North-West Territories are established from these vast territories.
1888
The stratovolcano Mount Bandai erupts killing approximately 500 people, in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
1916
In Seattle, Washington, William Boeing and George Conrad Westervelt incorporate Pacific Aero Products (later renamed Boeing).
1927
Massacre of July 15, 1927: 89 protesters are killed by the Austrian police in Vienna.
1954
First flight of the Boeing 367-80, prototype for both the Boeing 707 and C-135 series.
1975
Space Race: Apollo–Soyuz Test Project features the dual launch of an Apollo spacecraft and a Soyuz spacecraft on the first joint Soviet-United States human-crewed flight. It was both the last launch of an Apollo spacecraft, and the Saturn family of rockets.

Who were born on July 15?

1704
August Gottlieb Spangenberg, German religious leader (d. 1792)
1919
Iris Murdoch, Irish philosopher (d. 1999)
1926
Driss Chraïbi, Moroccan novelist (d. 2007)
1929
Charles Anthony, American tenor
1950
Colin Barnett, Australian politician
1956
Barry Melrose, Canadian hockey coach and commentator
1960
Kim Alexis, American supermodel and actress
1965
Eleftherios Fotiadis, Greek footballer
1966
Jason Bonham, English drummer (Bonham), son of John Bonham
1977
Lana Parrilla, American actress

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