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)
- 1632Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France.
- 1677Scanian War: Denmark–Norway captures the harbor town of Marstrand from Sweden.
- 1833Cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio.
- 1881The Boundary treaty of 1881 between Chile and Argentina is signed in Buenos Aires.
- 1927The first station of the Indian Broadcasting Company goes on the air in Bombay.
- 1942Bulgarian poet and Communist leader Nikola Vaptsarov is executed by firing squad.
- 1942World War II: The German offensives Operation Edelweiss and Operation Braunschweig begin.
- 1962The International Agreement on the Neutrality of Laos is signed.
- 1984Vanessa Williams becomes the first Miss America to resign when she surrenders her crown after nude photos of her appeared in Penthouse magazine.
- 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?
- 1705Francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752)
- 1938Götz George, German actor
- 1947Torsten Palm, Swedish racing driver
- 1953Graham Gooch, English cricketer
- 1961André Ducharme, Québécois humorist and comedian
- 1961Michael Durant, American helicopter pilot
- 1973Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor
- 1973Monica Lewinsky, American White House intern
- 1974Terry Glenn, American football player
- 1989Daniel Radcliffe, English actor
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