Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe! Chase's Calendar of Events is the most comprehensive and authoritative reference available on special events, worldwide holidays and festivals, civic observances, historic anniversaries, famous birthdays and much more.

July 23, 2014

Saint Apollinaris: Feast Day



Commonwealth Games, Glasgow, Scotland (July 23-Aug 3). See


Ohio State Fair, Columbus, OH (July 23-Aug 3). See


Oregon Brewers Festival, Portland, OR (July 23-27). See



Egypt: Revolution Day


Hot Enough for Ya Day

Anniversary of the 2005 terrorist attacks at Sharm al-Sheikh, Egypt, that killed 88 and wounded more than 200.



Birth anniversary of rancher, land baron and politician Samuel Maverick (1803-70), whose last name became the synonym for a stubborn individual.


Birth anniversary of crime writer Raymond Chandler (1888-1959). "She had eyes like strange sins."


Birth anniversary of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967-2014).



Happy Birthday! Ronny Cox, Gloria DeHaven, Omar Epps, Nomar Garciaparra, Woody Harrelson, Don Imus, Anthony Kennedy, Daniel Radcliffe, Brandon Roy, Marlon Wayans.




July 24, 2014

Cousins Day


National Drive-Thru Day


National Tell an Old Joke Day


Pioneer Day (Utah)



Comic-Con International, San Diego, CA (July 24-27). See


The Great Texas Mosquito Festival begins at Clute, TX (July 24-26). See


Lumberjack World Championships, Hayward, WI (July 24-26). See



Birth anniversary of Alexandre Dumas (1802-70), author of The Three Musketeers.


Birth Anniversary of aviator Amelia Earhart (1897-1937?).



In 1701, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac landed at the site that became Fort Pontchartrain du Detroit.



Happy Birthday! Barry Bonds, Ruth Buzzi, Rose Byrne, Lynda Carter, Kristen Chenoweth, Jennifer Lopez, Karl Malone, Eugene Mirman, Pat Oliphant, Anna Paquin, Chris Sarandon