July 23: Day of the Week
July 23, 2021 was the 204th day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 161 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is vendredi.
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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)
- 1862American Civil War: Henry W. Halleck takes command of the Union Army.
- 1881The Boundary treaty of 1881 between Chile and Argentina is signed in Buenos Aires.
- 1940The United States’ Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles issues a declaration on the U.S. non-recognition policy of the Soviet annexation and incorporation of three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
- 1942The Holocaust: the Treblinka extermination camp is opened.
- 1945The post-war legal processes against Philippe Pétain begin.
- 1968The only successful hijacking of an El Al aircraft takes place when a Boeing 707 carrying 10 crew and 38 passengers is taken over by three members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The aircraft was en route from Rome, Italy, to Lod, Israel.
- 1983Gimli Glider: Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.
- 1986In London, Prince Andrew, Duke of York marries Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey.
- 1995Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered; it will become visible to the naked eye nearly a year later.
- 1999Crown Prince Mohammed Ben Al-Hassan is crowned King Mohammed VI of Morocco on the death of his father.
Who were born on July 23?
- 1649Pope Clement XI (d. 1721)
- 1940Don Imus, American talk radio host
- 1943Tony Joe White, American singer and songwriter
- 1949Clive Rice, South African cricketer
- 1961André Ducharme, Québécois humorist and comedian
- 1962Eriq La Salle, American actor
- 1970Sam Watters, singer, songwriter, record producer
- 1977Shawn Thornton, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1983Aaron Peirsol, American swimmer
- 1996Rachel G. Fox, American actress
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