July 14th is the day we officially celebrate Mac & Cheese Day as well as Shark Awareness Day.
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July 14 has been such a special day in history. On this day we saw many major developments in technology, new movie releases, and so much more!
Did you know that on this day in 1881, American outlaw Billy the Kid was shot dead by the police? He was only 21 at the time but had already killed at least 8 men.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about July 14th in history!
What memorable events happened on July 14 in history? Keep reading to find out!
During an interview with CBS, Donald Trump stated that the European Union is his biggest foe.
“Now, you wouldn’t think of the European Union, but they’re a foe. Russia is a foe in certain respects. China is a foe economically, certainly a foe.” – Donald Trump.
Harper Lee’s second novel, “Go Set a Watchman,” was published.
NASA’s New Horizons space probe completed the first flyby of Pluto in the history of human spaceflight.
Launched aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral in January 2006, the New Horizons probe was humanity’s first attempt to fly a probe to Pluto. Despite the rather lofty goals, New Horizons not only managed to complete a flyby but managed to remain completely healthy and intact.
Batman’s “The Dark Knight” premiered in London.
Alpinists reached the summit of Matterhorn for the first time.
Matterhorn is a mountain in the Alps that borders Switzerland and Italy and was the “white whale” of all aspiring alpinists in the 19th Century. Seven men embarked on the expedition, but only three survived – Edward Whymper and his two Swiss guides, a father-and-son team both by the name of Peter Taugwalder. The other four expedition members perished on the descent when one slipped and pulled the others to their deaths.
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If you’re looking to try something new today, here are some special holidays that might just give you an idea.
Did you know that more people die from vending machines falling on them yearly than from shark attacks? That’s not to say you should jump in shark-infested waters, though. If you do one thing today, read up on sharks and spread the word about them – they’re pretty rad!
National Mac & Cheese Day
One of the ultimate comfort foods has to be a nice big bowl of mac & cheese. This food is so loved that today is actually National Mac & Cheese Day. We don’t need to tell you how to celebrate this one!
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Fun Fact Of The Day
The shower-curtain effect is the phenomenon in which a shower curtain gets blown inward with a running shower. Scientists don’t know what causes this.
Birthday & Zodiac
If you were born on this day, your zodiac sign is Cancer.
Cancer is represented by the crab and is the fourth sign in the zodiac. Anyone born between June 21 and July 22 falls into this astrological sign.
If you were born in July, Ruby is your assigned birthstone. Folklore says that rubies should be worn on the left hand to promote good luck, and if you dream about the gemstone, this also gives you good luck.
For people born on this day, your estimated date of conception falls on October 21 in the previous year.
A baby that is conceived on July 14, 2023, will be born around April 6, 2024.