July 23 holidays in 2018

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
National Remembrance Day
Papua new guinea Public Holiday
Renaissance Day
Oman Public Holiday
Revolution Day July 23
Egypt National Holiday


Historical Events

  • 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

  • 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.