On This Day

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


LoveWedding 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

LoveWedding 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

2015 Highlights

About July 4, 2015

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 5 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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