July 23: Day of the Week
July 23, 2018 was the 204th day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 161 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Monday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is lunes.
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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.
- 1840The Province of Canada is created by the Act of Union.
- 1881The Boundary treaty of 1881 between Chile and Argentina is signed in Buenos Aires.
- 1942The Holocaust: the Treblinka extermination camp is opened.
- 1961The Sandinista National Liberation Front is founded in Nicaragua.
- 1962Telstar relays the first publicly transmitted, live trans-Atlantic television program, featuring Walter Cronkite.
- 196712th Street Riot: in Detroit, Michigan, one of the worst riots in United States history begins on 12th Street in the predominantly African American inner city. It will leave 43 killed, 342 injured and 1,400 buildings burned.
- 1970Qaboos ibn Sa’id becomes Sultan of Oman after overthrowing his father, Sa’id ibn Taimur initiating massive reforms ;modernisation programs and end to a decade long civil war.
- 1983The Sri Lankan Civil War begins with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Terrorist group. In the subsequent riots of Black July, about 1,000 Tamils are slaughtered, some 400,000 Tamils flee to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, India and many find refuge in Europe and Canada.
- 1988General Ne Win, effective ruler of Burma since 1962, resigns after pro-democracy protests.
Who were born on July 23?
- 1898Jacob Marschak, American economist (d. 1977)
- 1898Red Dutton, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1987)
- 1933Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect (d. 2010)
- 1935Jim Hall, American race car driver and builder
- 1940Don Imus, American talk radio host
- 1954Annie Sprinkle, American porn star and performance artist
- 1967Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor
- 1972Marlon Wayans, American actor
- 1973Nomar Garciaparra, American baseball player
- 1979Ricardo Sperafico, Brazilian racing driver
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