Today: July 23rd, 2021.

Today's date falls on a Friday. It is day 204 of 2021. The decade is the 2020s.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Leo.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • Week Number: We are currently in Week 29 of 2021.
  • Leap Year: 2021 is NOT a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1626994800.

On this day: 23rd of July.

Events that have occurred on the 23rd of July.

  • July 23rd, 1952: Egyptian ruler King Farouk is overthrown in a coup d'etat by the Free Officers Movement.
  • July 23rd, 1961: French forces retake the port town of Bizerte following a blockade by Tunisian forces.
  • July 23rd, 1967: The 1967 Detroit riot begins after police raid an unlicensed drinking club on 12th Street.
  • July 23rd, 1968: A gun battle breaks out between police officers and a Black Power group in Glenville, Cleveland.
  • July 23rd, 1982: Actor Vic Morrow and two children are killed by a stunt helicopter crash during the making of Twilight Zone: The Movie.
  • July 23rd, 1984: Vanessa L. Williams resigns as Miss America after nude photos of her appear in Penthouse magazine.
  • July 23rd, 1993: The comedy movie Coneheads (1993) is released.
  • July 23rd, 1993: The film "Poetic Justice", starring Janet Jackson and rapper Tupac Shakur, is released in movie theaters.
  • July 23rd, 1995: The comet Hale-Bopp is discovered.
  • July 23rd, 1997: American spree killer Andrew Cunanan commits suicide eight days after murdering fashion designer Versace.
  • July 23rd, 1999: All Nippon Airways Flight 61 is hijacked in Tokyo, Japan.
  • July 23rd, 1999: The Haunting (1999) is released.
  • July 23rd, 1999: The comedy film "Inspector Gadget", starring Matthew Broderick, is released in movie theaters.
  • July 23rd, 2001: The video game "Max Payne" is released.
  • July 23rd, 2004: The Bourne Supremacy (2004) is released.
  • July 23rd, 2010: The boy band One Direction is formed by Simon Cowell on The X Factor.
  • July 23rd, 2011: Singer Amy Winehouse is found dead in her London home after an alcohol overdose.
  • July 23rd, 2013: Former Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner is caught up in a second "sexting scandal" while running in the New York City mayoral race.
  • July 23rd, 2018: 102 people lose their lives in wildfires in East Attica, Greece.
  • July 23rd, 2019: The body of 12-year-old Jonelle Matthews is discovered nearly 35 years after she went missing.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around July 23rd, 2021.

  • June 23rd, 2021: John McAfee commits suicide in a Spanish prison cell.
  • June 23rd, 2021: "Drake & Josh" actor Drake Bell pleads guilty to crimes involving a minor.
  • June 24th, 2021: 97 people are killed after a 12-story beachfront condominium collapses in Miami, Florida.
  • June 25th, 2021: British Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock is accused of having an affair with his advisor Gina Coladangelo.
  • June 25th, 2021: The US government releases its report on UFOs.
  • June 26th, 2021: British Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock resigns following the release of CCTV images of him kissing adviser Gina Coladangelo.
  • June 28th, 2021: UEFA Euro 2020: Switzerland defeat France on penalties following a late comeback.
  • June 29th, 2021: Former US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld passes away at the age of 88.
  • June 29th, 2021: Child actor Kyle Massey (Cory Baxter) is charged on one count of immoral communication with a minor.
  • June 30th, 2021: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturns Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction.
  • July 2nd, 2021: The film "The Tomorrow War" is released.
  • July 5th, 2021: 19-year-old TikTok star Swavy is shot dead in Wilmington, North Carolina.
  • July 7th, 2021: Haitian president Jovenel Moïse is assassinated by gunmen at his residence in Pétion-Ville.
  • July 9th, 2021: Protests begin in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal after former president Jacob Zuma is arrested.
  • July 10th, 2021: UFC 264: Conor McGregor loses against Dustin Poirier after breaking his leg.
  • July 11th, 2021: Italy win the Euro 2020 final after defeating England on penalties.
  • July 14th, 2021: Flash floods hit Germany following heavy rain.
  • July 14th, 2021: The German city of Hagen declares a state of emergency after the Volme river begins to overflow its banks.
  • July 15th, 2021: Residents of the Belgium city of Liège are evacuated due to concerns that the River Meuse could burst its banks.
  • July 16th, 2021: Pulitzer Prize-winning Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui is killed in Afghanistan.
  • July 16th, 2021: Rapper Biz Markie passes away at the age of 57.
  • July 19th, 2021: Freedom Day: Mask wearing rules and other COVID-19 restrictions such as bar capacity limits are lifted in the United Kingdom.
  • July 20th, 2021: The Milwaukee Bucks win the 2021 NBA Finals after they defeat the Phoenix Suns 4-2.
  • This date: July 23rd, 2021

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 23rd, 2021, will have the star sign Leo.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Fire.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2021 is the year of the Ox (Yin Wood).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 23rd, 2021 falls under the Salmon.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and other notable people who were born on July 23rd.

Woody Harrelson

Born on July 23rd, 1961
He is 60 years old today.


Born on July 23rd, 1965
He is 56 years old today.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Actor. Deceased
Born on July 23rd, 1967
He would have turned 54 years old today.

David Dobrik

Internet personality.
Born on July 23rd, 1996
He is 25 years old today.


National holidays and famous events that fall on the 23rd of July.

  • Revolution Day (Egypt)

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • If your baby is due on July 23rd, 2021, then the date of conception was probably around the 13th of October, 2020.
  • A baby that is conceived on July 23rd, 2021, will be due around the 2nd of May, 2022.

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