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.

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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)

1864
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.
1871
British Columbia joins the confederation of Canada.
1922
The League of Nations awards mandates of Togoland to France and Tanganyika to the United Kingdom.
1932
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.
1940
California opens its first freeway, the Arroyo Seco Parkway.
1968
The first Special Olympics is held.
1969
A cease fire is announced between Honduras and El Salvador, 6 days after the beginning of the “Football War”.
1976
The American Viking 1 lander successfully lands on Mars.
1980
The United Nations Security Council votes 14-0 that member states should not recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
1985
The government of Aruba passes legislation to secede from the Netherlands Antilles.

Who were born on July 20?

1919
Sir Edmund Hillary, New Zealand mountaineer and explorer (d. 2008)
1924
Thomas Berger, American novelist
1939
Judy Chicago, American artist
1942
Pete Hamilton, American race car driver
1954
Larry Levan, American DJ (d. 1992)
1957
Nancy Cruzan, American figure in right-to-die case (d. 1990)
1964
Bernd Schneider, German racing driver
1966
Enrique Peña Nieto, American politician
1980
Gisele Bündchen, Brazilian model
1997
Billi Bruno, American actress

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