What Happened on July 4, 2015

Historical Events

  • Copa América Final, Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos, Santiago: Chile defeats Argentina, 4-1 penalties to win their first title; 0-0 after extra 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
  • Super Rugby Final, Westpac Stadium, Wellington: Otago Highlanders beat Wellington Hurricanes 21-14 for their first title
  • Unesco grants World Heritage Status to vineyards in Champagne, France along with Singapore's Botanical Gardens, Diyarbakir Fortress (Turkey) and Maymand Caves (Iran)

Famous Weddings

Ashton Kutcher

American "That 70s Show" actor Ashton Kutcher (37) weds Ukranian-American "That 70s Show" actress Mila Kunis (31) in Los Angeles

Vanessa Williams

American actress and singer Vanessa Williams (52) weds Jim Skrip in Buffalo, New York

Billy Joel

American music legend Billy Joel (66) weds American equestrian Alexis Roderick (33) at NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's Long Island home


2015 Highlights

About July 4, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 7 years, 6 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: See You Again - Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  • UK #1 Song: Are You With Me - Lost Frequencies