How about that for a holiday huh? Check out other happenings on this day July 21 in history:
1831 – Belgium became independent as Leopold I was proclaimed King of the Belgians.
1861 – The first major battle of the U.S. Civil War began. It was the Battle of Bull Run at Manassas Junction, VA. The Confederates won the battle.
1947- Indonesia begins 1st political election
1969- Neil Armstrong becomes the first person to step on the Moon at 2:56:15 AM (GMT)
1978- World’s strongest dog, 80-kg St Bernard, pulls 2909-kg load 27 m
1986- Pleasure Island plans unveiled -Walt Disney World Unveils Plans to Change Pleasure Island Into Hyperion Wharf
1994 -Tony Blair is declared the winner of the leadership election of the British Labour Party, paving the way for him to become Prime Minister in 1997.
2010 – Victoria’s Secret model Miranda Kerr (27) weds British actor Orlando Bloom (33) in a secret ceremony
2002 – WorldCom filed for bankruptcy, then the largest bankruptcy in U.S. history.
Global Hug Your Kid Day – A special day to remind us all to show our kids that we love them.
National Junk Food Day –Eating healthy can be darn tiring but hey, don’t sweat it; Junk Food Day is all about satisfying your innermost cravings. Forget endless dieting, spoil thyself silly today with a wide range of delicious variety.