What Else is Happening?
💫 Delta Aquariids & Capricornids Meteor Shower Peaks
This week we have two meteor showers peaking on the same day! The Southern Delta Aquariids and Capricornids Meteor Showers will combine for up to 25 meteors per hour tonight, and with the upcoming new moon it should be an stellar show.
🌎 International Day of Friendship
The UN marked this day to encourage confronting the forces of division through a shared spirit of human solidarity, or friendship. “Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that” - Martin Luther King Jr.
🤑 Interest Rate Decision (US)
The Fed officials are expected to lower borrowing costs this week for the first time since the financial crisis a decade ago. The Fed’s rate-setting committee will release a policy statement on Wednesday followed by a press conference by Fed Chairman Jerome Powell.
🎾 Rogers Cup (Tennis)
Canada hosts the next big Tennis Tournament this week with the Men playing in Montreal and the Women playing in Toronto. The biggest news heading into the tournament is Djokovic and Federer withdrawing from the tournament.
🍰 National Lasagna Day
The layer cake of the pasta world, the word ‘lasagna’ originally referred to the pot the dish was cooked in rather than the food itself. This week, we’ll be referring to it as the meal that tore our pants.
⭐ The Best of the Rest
Check out the Forekast website for all the events we couldn't fit into this newsletter. Below are some other fund events we don't want you to miss:
International Tiger Day is an annual celebration to raise awareness for tiger conservation. May we suggest the book, “The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival” by John Vaillant, which is an amazing story of the Amur Tigers in Russia.
This year it seems like temperature records are being broken daily, National Heatstroke Prevention Day promotes awareness to this health risk and tips on how to stay safe this summer.
We’re not sure who invented it, but someone figured out how to sell us sugar air, celebrate this marvelous individual on National Cotton Candy Day.
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team kick off their Victory Tour this week with a friendly match against the Republic of Ireland. They’ll be playing five matches on this tour in total which will end with two yet to be announced matches in October.
Also this week is National IPA Day and International Beer Day. Please drink responsibly.
Keep yourself up to date on all the trending holidays in the Holidays Subkast.