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Events of July 23rd:
July 23rd is the 204th day of the year (205th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 161 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about July 23rd, including famous people born on, historical events that occurred on, holidays and observances that fall on, and astrological connections of, this day.
Famous People born on July 23rd:
647 Yazid I (third Umayyad Caliph)
1886 Sir Arthur Whitten Brown (navigator of first non-stop transatlantic flight)
1883 Alan Brooke (British military leader)
1888 Raymond Chandler (author)
1892 Haile Selassie (Emperor of Ethiopia)
1913 Michael Foot (British politician)
1947 David Essex (singer, actor)
1953 Graham Gooch (cricket player and coach)
1957 Jo Brand (comedienne, actress, author)
1957 Theo van Gogh (film director)
1961 Woody Harrelson (actor)
1963 Andy Townsend (soccer player, commentator)
1965 Slash (guitarist, musician - Guns N' Roses)
1967 Philip Seymour Hoffman (actor, director, producer)
1970 Charisma Carpenter (actress)
1972 Marlon Wayans (actor, director, producer, screenwriter)
1973 Monica Lewinsky (former White House intern)
1989 Daniel Radcliffe (actor - harry potter)
July 23rd in History:
1903 Ford Motor Company sells its first automobile.
1952 European Coal and Steel Community (forerunner of the European Union) established.
1962 Telstar relays the first live public transatlantic television program.
1973 United States launches Landsat 1, the first Earth resources satellite.
1982 The International Whaling Commission decides to end commercial whaling by 1985-1986.
1984 Vanessa Williams becomes the first Miss America to resign (after nude photos of her are published in Penthouse magazine).
1986 Prince Andrew, Duke of York marries Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey.
July 23rd is also:
Revolution Day (Egypt)
Revolution Day (Libya)
Remembrance Day (Papua New Guinea)
Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie (Rastafari movement)
People born on July 23rd are Leo
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