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Monday July 17, 2023

July 17: Day of the Week

July 17, 2023 is the 198th day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 167 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is lundi.

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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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July 17 Historical Event(s)

  • 180
    Twelve inhabitants of Scillium in North Africa are executed for being Christians. This is the earliest record of Christianity in that part of the world.
  • 1402
    Zhu Di, better known by his era name as the Yongle Emperor, assumes the throne over the Ming Dynasty of China.
  • 1867
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine was established in Boston. It was the first dental school in the U.S.
  • 1899
    NEC Corporation is organized as the first Japanese joint venture with foreign capital.
  • 1917
    King George V of the United Kingdom issues a Proclamation stating that the male line descendants of the British royal family will bear the surname Windsor.
  • 1948
    The South Korean constitution is proclaimed.
  • 1968
    A revolution occurs in Iraq when Abdul Rahman Arif is overthrown and the Ba'ath Party is installed as the governing power in Iraq with Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr as the new Iraqi President.
  • 1975
    Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: An American Apollo and a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft dock with each other in orbit marking the first such link-up between spacecraft from the two nations.
  • 1976
    History of East Timor: East Timor is annexed, and becomes the 27th province of Indonesia.
  • 1979
    Nicaraguan president General Anastasio Somoza Debayle resigns and flees to Miami, Florida.

Who were born on July 17?

  • 1839
    Ephraim Shay, American inventor (d. 1916)
  • 1871
    Lyonel Feininger, German-American painter and caricaturist (d. 1956)
  • 1917
    Red Sovine, American country music singer (d. 1980)
  • 1946
    Alun Armstrong, English actor
  • 1961
    Jonathan Potts, Canadian actor
  • 1966
    Lou Barlow, American alternative rock singer and musician (Dinosaur Jr, Sebadoh)
  • 1973
    Eric Moulds, American football player
  • 1976
    Luke Bryan, American musician
  • 1982
    Natasha Hamilton, British singer (Atomic Kitten)
  • 1998
    Felipe Juan Froilán de Marichalar y de Borbón, Spanish royal

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