July 23: Day of the Week
July 23, 2019 is the 204th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 161 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Kayōbi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Leo 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 23 Historical Event(s)
- 1926Fox Film buys the patents of the Movietone sound system for recording sound onto film.
- 1936In Catalonia, Spain, the Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia is founded through the merger of Socialist and Communist parties.
- 1942The Holocaust: the Treblinka extermination camp is opened.
- 1961The Sandinista National Liberation Front is founded in Nicaragua.
- 1962The International Agreement on the Neutrality of Laos is signed.
- 1968Glenville Shootout: in Cleveland, Ohio, a violent shootout between a Black Militant organization led by Ahmed Evans and the Cleveland Police Department occurs. During the shootout, a riot begins and lasts for five days.
- 1992A Vatican commission, led by Joseph Ratzinger, establishes that it is necessary to limit rights of homosexual people and non-married couples.
- 1995Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered; it will become visible to the naked eye nearly a year later.
- 1997Digital Equipment Company files antitrust charges against chipmaker Intel.
- 2005Three bombs explode in the Naama Bay area of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, killing 88 people.
Who were born on July 23?
- 1913Michael Foot, English politician (d. 2010)
- 1936Anthony Kennedy, American Supreme Court Justice
- 1946Andy Mackay, oboe and saxophone player (Roxy Music)
- 1950Blair Thornton, Canadian guitarist (Bachman–Turner Overdrive)
- 1961Woody Harrelson, American actor
- 1966Samantha Beckinsale, English actress
- 1974Maurice Greene, American sprinter
- 1974Sonny Siaki, Samoan professional wrestler
- 1979Sotirios Kyrgiakos, Greek footballer
- 1985Matthew Colin Bailey, American designer
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