What Happened on July 4, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 20th Super Rugby Championship: Otago Highlanders beat Wellington Hurricanes 21-14
  • Chile win football's Copa America for the first time
  • Matt "Megatoad" Stonie, in an upset, defeats 8x hot dog eating champion Joey "Jaws" Chestnut at Nathan's Famous, Coney Island with 62 hot dogs
  • Unesco grants World Heritage Status to vineyards in Champagne, France along with Singapore's Botanical Gardens, Diyarbakir Fortress (Turkey) and Maymand Caves (Iran)
  • US golfer Bubba Watson announces he will paint over Confederate flag on Dukes of Hazard car General Lee

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Actor Ashton Kutcher (37) weds actress Mila Kunis (31) in Los Angeles

  • Actress and singer Vanessa Williams (52) weds Jim Skrip in Buffalo, New York

HeartWedding of Interest

Music legend Billy Joel (66) weds equestrian Alexis Roderick (33) in Long Island

Pianist, songwriter, and composer Billy Joel
Pianist, songwriter, and composer
Billy Joel