July 2014
1 Canada Day
2 Birthday of Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993)
2 Birthday of Hermann Hesse (1877 - 1962)
4 Independence Day
5 Birthday of Hazrat Inayat Khan (1882 - 1927)
6 Birthday of Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama
6 Sir Thomas More executed (1535)
7 Devi Puja
7 Birthday of Marc Chagall (1887 - 1985)
7 Birthday of Gian-Carlo Menotti (1911-2007)
8 Birthday of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, MD (1926-2004)
9 Birthday of Nikola Tesla (1856 - 1943)
10 Birthday of James A. McNeill Whistler (1834-1903)
11 Birthday of John Quincy Adams (1767 - 1848)
11 Feast Day of St. Benedict (c. 480 - c. 550)
12 Guru Purnima
12 Birthday of Henry David Thoreau (1817 - 1862)
12 Birthday of R. Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983)
13 Birthday of John Clare (1793 - 1864)
14 Bastille Day
14 Birthday of Ani Pema Chödrön (b. 1926)
15 Birthday of Rembrandt van Rijn (1606 – 1669)
16 Birthday of Mary Baker Eddy (1821 - 1910)
17 Birthday of Mattie J. T. Stepanek (1990 - 2004)
18 Birthday of Nelson Mandela (1918 - 2013)
19 First Women’s Rights Convention (1848) (until July 20)
19 Birthday of Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917)
19 Feast Day of St. Vincent de Paul
20 Birthday of Sir Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008)
20 First Moon Landing (1969)
21 Birthday of Isaac Stern (1920 - 2001)
22 Birthday of Stephen Vincent Benét (1898 - 1943)
24 Birthday of Ernest Bloch (1880 - 1959)
24 Birthday of Amelia Earhart (1897 - 1937)
26 Birthday of George Bernard Shaw (1856 - 1950)
26 Birthday of Carl Gustav Jung (1875 - 1961)
26 Promotion of National Unity and Reconciliation Act
28 Birthday of Riccardo Muti (b. 1941)
28 Birthday of Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844 – 1889)
28 Birthday of Beatrix Potter (1866 - 1943)
30 Birthday of Emily Bronte (1818 - 1848)
31 Festival of Lammas
31 Birthday of J.K. Rowling (1965-)
  
August 2014
1 Birthday of Herman Melville
2 International Forgiveness Day
4 Tish'a B'Av (until August 5)
5 Death day of Isaac Ben Solomon Luria
5 Birthday of Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809 - 1892)
6 Introduction of the World Wide Web
6 Transfiguration Day (Western Christian Churches)
6 Commemoration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings (until August 9)
7 Birthday of Garrison Keillor
10 Raksha Bandhan
11 Feast of St. Clare of Assisi
13 Birthday of Lucy Stone
15 Assumption Day (Western Churches)
17 Sri Krishna Jayanti (until August 18)
18 Birthday of Rosalynn Carter
19 Transfiguration Day (Eastern Christian Churches)
20 Birthday of the White Buffalo
20 Birthday of Paul Johannes Tillich (1886 - 1965)
22 Birthday of Claude Debussy
23 Birthday of Malvina Reynolds (1900 - 1978)
25 Birthday of Leonard Bernstein (1918 - 1990)
26 Women's Equality Day
26 Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta
28 “I Have a Dream” speech
28 Assumption Day (Eastern Christian Churches)
28 Birthday of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
29 Birthday of Henry Bergh (1811 - 1888)
31 Birthday of Itzhak Perlman (b. 1945)
31 Birthday of Maria Montessori, M.D. (1870 - 1952)