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Saturday July 22, 2023

July 22: Day of the Week

July 22, 2023 is the 203rd day of the year 2023 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 162 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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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 22 Historical Event(s)

  • 1499
    Battle of Dornach – The Swiss decisively defeat the Imperial army of Emperor Maximilian I.
  • 1587
    Colony of Roanoke: a second group of English settlers arrives on Roanoke Island off North Carolina to re-establish the deserted colony.
  • 1805
    Napoleonic Wars: War of the Third Coalition – Battle of Cape Finisterre – an inconclusive naval action is fought between a combined French and Spanish fleet under Admiral Pierre-Charles Villeneuve of Spain and a British fleet under Admiral Robert Calder.
  • 1933
    Wiley Post becomes the first person to fly solo around the world traveling 15596 mi in 7 days, 18 hours and 45 minutes.
  • 1937
    New Deal: the United States Senate votes down President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s proposal to add more justices to the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • 1942
    Holocaust: the systematic deportation of Jews from the Warsaw Ghetto begins.
  • 1946
    King David Hotel bombing: a Zionist underground organisation, the Irgun, bombs the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, site of the civil administration and military headquarters for Mandate Palestine, resulting in 91 deaths.
  • 1983
    Martial law in Poland is officially revoked.
  • 1991
    Jeffrey Dahmer is arrested in Milwaukee after police discover human remains in his apartment.
  • 2002
    Israel kills Salah Shahade, the Commander-in-Chief of Hamas’s military arm, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades.

Who were born on July 22?

  • 1882
    Edward Hopper, American painter (d. 1967)
  • 1922
    Orson Bean, American actor
  • 1924
    Margaret Whiting, American singer (d. 2011)
  • 1941
    George Clinton, American singer and musician (Parliament, Funkadelic)
  • 1949
    Lasse Virén, Finnish long distance runner
  • 1957
    Dave Stieb, American baseball player
  • 1964
    John Leguizamo, Colombian actor
  • 1980
    Scott Dixon, New Zealand racing driver
  • 1983
    Arsenie Todiraş, Moldovan singer (O-Zone)
  • 1988
    Paul Coutts, Scottish footballer

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