July 23 Holidays

July 23 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | July 23 Calendar

July 23th Daily Holidays include:

  • Aunties Day – July 23, 2023 (Fourth Sunday in July)
  • Gorgeous Grandma Day
  • Hot Enough For Ya Day
  • Mosquito Day
  • National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
  • Parents Day – July 23, 2023 (Fourth Sunday in July)
  • Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day
  • Sprinkle Day
  • World Sjogren’s Day
  • Yada, Yada, Yada Day

July 23: Famous Birthdays

  • July 23, 1936 – Don Drysdale, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 1993)
  • July 23, 1968 – Stephanie Seymour, American model and actress
  • July 23, 1971 – Alison Krauss, American singer and songwriter

July 23: Historical Events

  • July 23, 1929 – William A. Burt patents the typographer in the U.S. which is a precursor to the typewriter
  • July 23, 1840 – The Province of Canada is created by the Act of Union
  • July 23, 1885 – United States President Ulysses S. Grant dies of throat cancer
  • July 23, 1903 – The Ford Motor Company sells its first car
  • July 23, 1921 – The Communist Party of China (CPC) is formed
  • July 23, 1942 – The Treblinka extermination camp is opened during the Holocaust
  • July 23, 1961 – The Sandinista National Liberation Front is founded in Nicaragua
  • July 23, 1962 – The International Agreement on the Neutrality of Laos is signed
  • July 23, 1967 – Detroit, Michigan has one of the worst riots in US History with 43 people killed, 342 injured and approximately 1,4000 buildings burned
  • July 23, 1968 – An El Ai aircraft Boeing 707 on route from Rome, Italy to Lod, Israel with ten crew and 38 passengers is taken over by three members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The plane was diverted to Algiers, and the hijacking ended after 40 days
  • July 23, 1972 – The U.S. launches Landsat 1, the first Earth resources satellite
  • July 23, 2015 – NASA announces discovery of Kepler-452b by Kepler
  • July 23, 2018 – Greece experience their deadliest wildfire in history when a wildfire in East Attica caused the death of 102 people

July 23: Music Events

  • July 23, 1955 – Maybellene, the first single of Chuck is released
  • July 23, 1983 – Synchronicity, the last album by The Police hits #1 in the US
  • July 23, 1984 – Vanessa Williams gives up her Miss America crown but in 1991 she releases her #1 hit Save the Best For Last (video below)
  • July 23, 1988 – Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul enters the US Albums chart at 184 and sixty four weeks later, it hits #1

July 23: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 23 is Leo.

July Birthstone:

What is the July Birthstone? Ruby

July’s birthstone is the ruby. Rubies are a deep red gemstone that symbolize love, passion, and courage. They are believed to bring good luck and protection to the wearer. Rubies are also said to bring wealth and success. The ruby is a very durable stone, making it a great choice for everyday wear. It is also a very popular choice for engagement rings and other jewelry. The ruby is a beautiful stone that is sure to bring joy to anyone who wears it. It is a great way to show someone how much you care and to show your appreciation for them.


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