Saturday July 20, 2024
A date scroll with Latin text from “The Extremes of Good and Evil” by Cicero, written in 45 BC.

July 20: Day of the Week

July 20, 2024 is the 202nd day of the year 2024 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 164 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is samedi.

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

July 2024

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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 20 Historical Event(s)

American Civil War: Battle of Peachtree Creek – Near Atlanta, Georgia, Confederate forces led by General John Bell Hood unsuccessfully attack Union troops under General William T. Sherman.
British Columbia joins the confederation of Canada.
The League of Nations awards mandates of Togoland to France and Tanganyika to the United Kingdom.
In Washington, D.C., police fire tear gas on World War I veterans, part of the Bonus Expeditionary Force, who attempt to march to the White House.
California opens its first freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway.
The first Special Olympics is held.
A cease fire is announced between Honduras and El Salvador, 6 days after the beginning of the “Football War”.
The American Viking 1 lander successfully lands on Mars.
The United Nations Security Council votes 14-0 that member states should not recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles.

Who were born on July 20?

Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer and explorer (d. 2008)
Thomas Berger, American novelist
Judy Chicago, American artist
Pete Hamilton, American race car driver
Larry Levan, American DJ (d. 1992)
Nancy Cruzan, American figure in right-to-die case (d. 1990)
Bernd Schneider, German racing driver
Enrique Peña Nieto, American politician
Gisele Bündchen, Brazilian model
Billi Bruno, American actress

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