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June 23rd is the 174th day of the year (175th day in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 191 days remaining until the end of the year.
On this page, we have placed information about June 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 June 23rd
47 BC Caesarion (son of Julius Caesar and Cleopatra)
1763 Joséphine de Beauharnais. (first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte)
1894 King Edward VIII (British King Edward VIII in 1936 but abdicated, later known as the "Duke of Windsor")
1912 Alan Turing (mathematician, code-breaker)
1929 June Carter Cash (singer)
1940 Adam Faith (actor, singer)
1940 Wilma Rudolph (athlete)
1943 Vint Cerf (computer scientist)
1948 Clarence Thomas (US Supreme Court Justice)
1955 Joran (actress, model)
1963 Joss Whedon (screenwriter, executive producer, director, actor, composer)
1972 Selma Blair (actress)
1972 Zinedine Zidane (soccer player)
1976 Patrick Vieira (soccer player)
1980 Melissa Rouch (actress)
1984 Duffy (singer-songwriter, actress)
June 23rd in History
1812 Napoleon invades Russia.
1860 US Congress creates the Government Printing Office.
1868 Christopher Latham Sholes receives a patent for his invention of the "Type-Writer".
1887 Canada creates its first national park, Banff National Park.
1894 International Olympic Committee founded by Pierre de Coubertin.
1926 The College Board organizes the first SAT exam.
1940 Adolf Hitler visits Paris after the defeat of France.
1958 The Dutch Reformed Church accepts women ministers.
1961 The Antarctic Treaty banning military installations and establishing the continent as a scientific preserve, comes into force.
1985 Air India flight 182, a Boeing 747, is destroyed by a terrorist bomb. All 329 people aboard are killed.
2016 UK votes to leave the European Union (Brexit).
June 23rd is also
Victory Day (Estonia)
Saint Jonas Day (Lithuania)
People born on June 23rd are Cancer
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