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Today: July 4th, 2022.

Today's date falls on a Monday. It is day 185 of 2022. The decade is the 2020s.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

Information

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • Week Number: We are currently in Week 27 of 2022.
  • Leap Year: 2022 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1656889200.

On this day: 4th of July.

Events that have occurred on the 4th of July.

  • July 4th, 1954: West Germany beat Hungary 3-2 to win the 1954 World Cup.
  • July 4th, 1954: Rationing comes to an end in the United Kingdom.
  • July 4th, 1967: The United Kingdom decriminalizes homosexuality.
  • July 4th, 1969: The Rolling Stones release their single "Honky Tonk Women".
  • July 4th, 1969: Zodiac killer: Michael Mageau and Darlene Ferrin are shot and killed at Blue Rock Springs in California.
  • July 4th, 1969: John Lennon releases his single "Give Peace a Chance".
  • July 4th, 1975: Australian newspaper publisher Juanita Nielsen disappears.
  • July 4th, 1976: Israeli commandos free 103 hostages from an Air France plane at Uganda's Entebbe Airport.
  • July 4th, 1977: Soccer: Manchester United manager Tommy Docherty is sacked following his announcement that he had left his wife for a younger woman.
  • July 4th, 1982: Terry Higgins becomes the first person to die of AIDS in the United Kingdom.
  • July 4th, 1990: Die Hard 2 (1990) is released.
  • July 4th, 1995: American painter Bob Ross dies at the age of 52 due to complications from lymphoma.
  • July 4th, 1995: The song "Breakfast at Tiffany's" is released by Deep Blue Something.
  • July 4th, 1996: The web email service Hotmail is launched.
  • July 4th, 1997: Juárez Cartel leader Amado Carrillo Fuentes (The Lord of the Skies) dies during an operation to change his appearance at Santa Mónica Hospital in Mexico City.
  • July 4th, 1999: David Beckham and Victoria Adams (Posh Spice) are married.
  • July 4th, 2001: Scary Movie 2 (2001) is released in cinemas.
  • July 4th, 2001: 145 people lose their lives after Vladivostock Air Flight 352 crashes near Irkutsk Airport in Russia.
  • July 4th, 2002: Actress Julia Roberts marries cameraman Daniel Moder.
  • July 4th, 2003: NBA star Kobe Bryant is arrested on suspicion of sexual assault.
  • July 4th, 2003: Singer Barry White passes away at the age of 58.
  • July 4th, 2004: Underdogs Greece win the 2004 UEFA European Championship with a 1-0 victory over Portugal.
  • July 4th, 2007: Soccer: Atlético Madrid striker Fernando Torres joins Liverpool.
  • July 4th, 2009: NFL player Steve McNair is shot dead by his mistress.
  • July 4th, 2011: Adele releases the song "Set Fire to the Rain".
  • July 4th, 2012: CERN announces that particles consistent with the Higgs boson have been discovered at the Large Hadron Collider.
  • July 4th, 2014: Australian entertainer Rolf Harris is sentenced to five years and nine months in prison for the sexual assault of four underage girls.
  • July 4th, 2014: Irish politics: Labour leader Eamon Gilmore resigns from office.
  • July 4th, 2015: Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis are married.
  • July 4th, 2019: The third season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • July 4th, 2019: Soccer: Frank Lampard becomes the new manager of Chelsea FC.
  • July 4th, 2020: Rapper Kanye West announces that he will be running in the 2020 US presidential election.
Events

Around this time.

Notable events that happened close to July 4th, 2022.

  • June 4th, 2022: Shakira confirms that she has her split with her partner Gerard Piqué after more than a decade together.
  • June 5th, 2022: At least 40 people are killed during a mass shooting and bomb attack at a Catholic church in Owo, Nigeria.
  • June 5th, 2022: Brazilian Indigenist Bruno Araújo Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips go missing in the west of the Amazonas.
  • June 6th, 2022: The 2022 season of Love Island begins.
  • June 6th, 2022: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson narrowly survives a vote of "No Confidence".
  • June 8th, 2022: The US House of Representatives votes to set 21 as the minimum age for purchasing semi-automatic guns.
  • June 8th, 2022: Several golfers are accused of helping the Saudi government to engage in "sportswashing" after agreeing to play in the Liv Golf tournament.
  • June 9th, 2022: Ukraine reports that the city of Severodonetsk is largely under Russian control.
  • June 9th, 2022: The PGA Tour suspends golfers playing in Saudi Arabia's LIV Golf tournament.
  • June 9th, 2022: Gas prices in the United States hit an average of $5 per gallon.
  • June 9th, 2022: The European Central Bank announces that it will be raising interest rates in an effort to curb inflation.
  • June 9th, 2022: Britney Spears and Sam Asghari are married.
  • June 9th, 2022: TikTok star Cooper Noriega dies at the age of 19.
  • June 9th, 2022: Actress Rebel Wilson comes out as gay.
  • June 9th, 2022: An elephant kills a woman in India and then returns to her funeral to attack her body.
  • June 10th, 2022: The film "Jurassic World Dominion" is released.
  • June 12th, 2022: Actor Philip Baker Hall, who portrayed Mr Bookman in the sitcom Seinfeld, passes away at the age of 90.
  • June 13th, 2022: Brexit: The UK government launches legislation to override parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
  • June 13th, 2022: The price of Bitcoin drops by 14%, falling beneath $24,000.
  • June 13th, 2022: Britney Spears' ex-husband, Jason Alexander, is charged with stalking her at her wedding.
  • June 13th, 2022: Wrestler Jeff Hardy is arrested for driving under the influence.
  • June 14th, 2022: Stock market: The S&P 500 officially enters a bear market.
  • June 14th, 2022: Coinbase lays off 18% of its workforce.
  • June 14th, 2022: Lizzo apologizes for including an "ablest slur" in her new song "Grrrls".
  • June 15th, 2022: Microsoft officially retires its Internet Explorer browser.
  • June 15th, 2022: US President Joe Biden announces an additional $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine.
  • June 16th, 2022: The Golden State Warriors win the 2022 NBA Finals after they defeat the Boston Celtics 4-2.
  • June 17th, 2022: Drake releases the album "Honestly, Nevermind".
  • June 17th, 2022: The British government approves the extradition of Julian Assange to the United States.
  • June 17th, 2022: WWE CEO Vince McMahon steps down due to a misconduct probe.
  • June 17th, 2022: Kate Bush's song "Running Up That Hill" reaches the top of the UK charts after featuring in Stranger Things.
  • June 18th, 2022: Heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury is refused entry to the United States due to his links with Irish crime boss Daniel Kinahan.
  • June 18th, 2022: The price of Bitcoin falls under $20,000.
  • June 19th, 2022: An unprecedented heatwave hits Western Europe, with temperatures reaching up to 43 degrees celsius (110°F).
  • June 21st, 2022: Britain's largest rail strike in 30 years takes place.
  • June 21st, 2022: Beyonce releases her single "Break My Soul".
  • June 22nd, 2022: Rap artist Lil Tjay is shot multiple times in New Jersey.
  • June 23rd, 2022: Ukraine and Moldova are accepted as candidates to join the European Union.
  • June 24th, 2022: The US Supreme Court overturns "Roe v Wade" and ends the constitutional right to abortion.
  • June 27th, 2022: The bodies of 46 migrants are found in the back of a trailer near San Antonio, Texas.
  • June 27th, 2022: A Russian missile strike kills at least people at a shopping mall in Kremenchuk, Ukraine.
  • June 28th, 2022: It is alleged that former US President Donald Trump attacked one a Secret Secret agent after they refused to bring him to the Capitol Hill riot on January 6th, 2021.
  • June 28th, 2022: Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex trafficking.
  • June 29th, 2022: R&B singer R. Kelly is sentenced to 30 years in prison for multiple sex crimes.
  • June 30th, 2022: Russia withdraws troops from Snake Island following heavy bombardment.
  • July 1st, 2022: The second volume of Stranger Things, Season 4, is released on Netflix.
  • July 1st, 2022: The film "Minions: The Rise of Gru" is released in movie theaters.
  • This date: July 4th, 2022
  • July 15th, 2022: The action thriller "The Gray Man" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 15th, 2022: The mystery drama film "Where the Crawdads Sing" is released.
  • July 22nd, 2022: The sci-fi horror film "Nope" is released.
  • July 29th, 2022: Beyonce releases her album "Renaissance".
  • July 29th, 2022: The animated film "DC League of Super-Pets" is released.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

NEW! Check out our personality summary image for this birth date.

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 4th, 2022, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2022 is the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 4th, 2022 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Personality traits.

Check out our personality summary for people who were born on July 4th, 2022.

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Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 4th.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author. Deceased
Born on July 4th, 1804
He was born exactly 218 years ago today.

Calvin Coolidge

US President. Deceased
Born on July 4th, 1872
He was born exactly 150 years ago today.

Mike Sorrentino

Television personality.
Born on July 4th, 1982
He is 40 years old today.

Holidays

Holidays.

National holidays and famous events that fall on the 4th of July.

  • Independence Day (USA)
Conception

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • If your baby is due on July 4th, 2022, then the date of conception was probably around October 11th, 2021.
  • A baby that is conceived on July 4th, 2022, will be due around March 27th, 2023.

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