July 23 holidays in 2021

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Gorgeous Grandma Day
- Weird
National Hot Dog Day
- Weird
National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
- Weird

Historical Events on July 23

  • 1862: Henry Halleck takes over the command of the Union Army during the American Civil War.
  • 1881: In Buenos Aires, the Boundary Treaty of 1881 is signed between Argentina and Chile.
  • 1885:S President Ulysses S. Grant dies of throat cancer on this date.
  • 1903: Ford Motor Co. sells its first car today.
  • 1908: The Ottomans accept the Second Constitution.
  • 1926: The Movietone sound system is bought by Fox Film on this day.
  • 1927: In Bombay, the Indian Broadcasting Company starts with its first station.
  • 1929: The use of foreign words is banned by the fascist government in Italy.
  • 1942: The Treblinka Extermination Camp is put into operation during the Holocaust.
  • 1942: German offensive Operation Braunschweig starts during World War II.
  • 1942: German offensive Operation Edelweiss starts during World War II.
  • 1943: The Italian submarine Ascianghi is sunk by the HMS Laforey and the HMS Eclipse right after she had torpedoed the HMS Newfoundland.
  • 1972: Landsat 1 is launched by the United States.
  • 1982: While filming the Twilight Zone: The Movie outside of Santa Clarita, California, Vic Morrow and 2 children are killed when a helicopter crashes while filming a scene.
  • 1992: Abkhazia declares itself independent from Georgia.
  • 1995: Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered.
  • 1997: Antitrust charges are levied against Intel by Digital Equipment Corporation.

Famous Birthdays on July 23

  • American crime novelist and screenwriter, Raymond Chandler is born in 1888.
  • American actress Aileen Pringle is born in 1895.
  • English actor Michael Wilding is born in 1912.
  • German-American actress, Elly Annie Schneider is born in 1914.
  • American radio host and DJ, Don Imus is born in 1940.
  • American singer-songwriter Madeline Bell is born in 1942.
  • English historian and critic, Robin Simon is born in 1947.
  • American actor Woody Harrelson is born in 1961.
  • American actor Woody Harrelson is born in 1961.
  • English-American guitarist and songwriter, Slash is born in 1965.
  • American actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is born in 1967.
  • American model and actress, Stephanie Seymour is born in 1968.

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