July 21st, 2023

July 21st, 2023, was a Friday. It was Day 202 of 2023. The decade was the 2020s.

2 months and 14 days have passed since July 21st, 2023.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Cancer.

On This Day

What happened on this date?

Notable events that occurred on July 21st, 2023.

  • Singer Tony Bennett dies at the age of 96.
  • It is reported that Ariana Grande is dating her married "Wicked" co-star, Ethan Slater.
  • The movie "Oppenheimer" is released.
  • The film "Barbie", starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, is released in movie theaters.


The following comments about July 21st, 2023 were written by our visitors.


The day that will forever be marked with the Barbenheimer phenomenon. Watched both movies back-to-back and it was an absolutely enthralling experience (more towards Oppenheimer, imo, but still).
Posted on July 23rd, 2023 19:46


Also, R.I.P. Tony Bennett. Absolute legend.
Posted on July 23rd, 2023 19:52

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Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 2 months and 14 days have passed since July 21st, 2023.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 29 of 2023.
  • Leap Year: 2023 is not a leap year.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 1689894000.

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Around this time.

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around July 21st, 2023.

  • June 21st, 2023: 31 people are killed after a gas leak explosion occurs at a restaurant in the northwestern Chinese city of Yinchuan.
  • June 22nd, 2023: The video game "Final Fantasy XVI" is released.
  • June 22nd, 2023: It is announced that all five passengers on the missing Titanic submersible have died.
  • June 22nd, 2023: More than 40 people go missing after a migrant boat capsizes off the Italian island of Lampedusa.
  • June 22nd, 2023: News of the RTÉ secret payment scandal breaks in Ireland.
  • June 22nd, 2023: 2023 NBA draft: The San Antonio Spurs pick Victor Wembanyama.
  • June 23rd, 2023: The superhero film "The Flash" is released.
  • June 23rd, 2023: Wagner Group financier Yevgeny Prigozhin states that the Russian government's justifications for the invasion of Ukraine were based on lies.
  • June 23rd, 2023: Wagner Group financier Yevgeny Prigozhin brings his 25,000-strong militia back into Russia after claiming that the Russian Ministry of Defense launched an attack on his forces.
  • June 23rd, 2023: Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg agree to hold a cage fight.
  • June 23rd, 2023: Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice release the song "Barbie World".
  • June 24th, 2023: Russian President Vladimir Putin accuses Wagner Group financier Yevgeny Prigozhin of launching an armed rebellion.
  • June 24th, 2023: Wagner Group mutiny: Prigozhin takes control of the main Russian military command base in Rostov-on-Don.
  • June 24th, 2023: Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov states that he is willing to help "put down" the Wagner mutiny.
  • June 24th, 2023: Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin halts his advance on Moscow after agreeing to a deal.
  • June 24th, 2023: The body of missing British actor Julian Sands is found close to where he had been hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains.
  • June 27th, 2023: Ryan Seacrest is named as the new host of "Wheel of Fortune".
  • June 27th, 2023: Lewis Capaldi cancels all of his tour dates to "adjust to the impact" of Tourette's syndrome.
  • June 27th, 2023: 17-year-old Nahel Merzouk is shot dead by police in Paris, France.
  • June 28th, 2023: Presumed human remains are recovered among the wreckage of the Titan submersible.
  • June 28th, 2023: Protests begin to spread in France over the police killing of Nahel M (17).
  • June 28th, 2023: National Geographic lays off its last staff writers after struggling to compete in the digital age.
  • June 28th, 2023: Soccer: Kai Havertz joins Arsenal.
  • June 29th, 2023: Actor Alan Arkin passes away at the age of 89.
  • June 30th, 2023: The film "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" is released.
  • June 30th, 2023: The US Supreme Court blocks Joe Biden's student loan forgiveness program.
  • June 30th, 2023: The Brazilian Superior Electoral Court bans former president Jair Bolsonaro from running for public office until 2030.
  • June 30th, 2023: Olivia Rodrigo releases the song "Vampire".
  • July 1st, 2023: More than 40 people are killed after a truck loses control at a busy junction near Kericho in Kenya.
  • July 1st, 2023: Twitter imposes a temporary cap on viewing tweets.
  • July 2nd, 2023: France riots: The home of a Paris suburb mayor is raided by rioters and set on fire.
  • July 3rd, 2023: Israel conducts a major assault on the Jenin refugee camp in Palestine.
  • July 4th, 2023: Ukraine claims that Russia has rigged the ZNPP reactor with explosives.
  • July 4th, 2023: Meta announces that it is releasing a Twitter rival called Threads.
  • July 4th, 2023: Sound of Freedom is released in movie theaters.
  • July 5th, 2023: Israel ends its operation in Jenin.
  • July 5th, 2023: Soccer: Mason Mount joins Manchester United.
  • July 5th, 2023: It is confirmed that cocaine was found in the White House.
  • July 6th, 2023: Instagram launches its Twitter rival "Threads".
  • July 6th, 2023: Britney Spears claims that she was assaulted by a member of NBA player Victor Wembanyama's security team.
  • July 6th, 2023: Andrew Tate loses his appeal against house arrest.
  • July 6th, 2023: Elon Musk threatens to sue Meta after it launches its rival Twitter app "Threads".
  • July 7th, 2023: Taylor Swift releases the re-recorded album "Speak Now (Taylor's Version)".
  • July 8th, 2023: Jonah Hill's ex-girlfriend leaks screenshots of their text messages and accuses him of "emotionally abusive" behavior.
  • July 8th, 2023: An unnamed BBC presenter is accused of paying a teenager for explicit photos.
  • July 8th, 2023: Soccer: David de Gea announces that he is leaving Manchester United.
  • July 10th, 2023: The young person at the center of the BBC presenter controversy states that the "allegations in The Sun newspaper are rubbish".
  • July 10th, 2023: Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan agrees to support Sweden's NATO bid.
  • July 10th, 2023: Russian ex-submarine commander Stanislav Rzhitsky is shot dead while jogging in a park in Krasnodar, Russia.
  • July 11th, 2023: Charles Manson cult follower Leslie Van Houten is released on parole after spending 53 years in prison.
  • July 11th, 2023: Bank of America is fined $150 million for consumer abuses.
  • July 12th, 2023: Huw Edwards is named as the BBC presenter at the center of the explicit images scandal.
  • July 13th, 2023: Rex Heuermann is arrested in connection with the Long Island serial killer case.
  • July 13th, 2023: Carlee Russell goes missing in Alabama after reporting that she had seen a child wandering along I-495.
  • July 13th, 2023: Billie Eilish releases the song "What Was I Made For?".
  • July 14th, 2023: The film "Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 14th, 2023: It is announced that Rex Heuermann has been arrested and charged with three murders in the Long Island serial killer case.
  • July 14th, 2023: The music video for Jason Aldean's song "Try That in a Small Town" causes controversy due to allegations that it endorses racism.
  • July 15th, 2023: Elon Musk says that Twitter's ad revenue is down 50% and cash flow is negative.
  • July 15th, 2023: Missing woman Carlee Russell returns to her home in Alabama.
  • July 15th, 2023: MLS team Inter Miami announce the signing of Lionel Messi.
  • July 15th, 2023: Soccer: West Ham midfielder Declan Rice signs for Arsenal.
  • July 17th, 2023: Ukraine launches a drone attack against a bridge linking Crimea to the Russian mainland.
  • July 17th, 2023: Pop singer Ariana Grande separates from her husband after two years of marriage.
  • July 18th, 2023: An American soldier named Travis King crosses into North Korea.
  • July 19th, 2023: The police in Alabama say that they are unable to verify Carlee Russell's abduction story.
  • July 19th, 2023: The documentary "The Deepest Breath" is released on Netflix.
  • July 20th, 2023: The United States confirms that its cluster bombs are being used in Ukraine.
  • July 20th, 2023: The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup kicks off in Australia and New Zealand.
  • This date: July 21st, 2023
  • July 23rd, 2023: Elon Musk says that he will be rebranding Twitter as "X".
  • July 24th, 2023: Elon Musk replaces Twitter's blue bird logo with an "X".
  • July 24th, 2023: Carlee Russell admits to lying about her abduction story.
  • July 26th, 2023: It is announced that Irish singer Sinéad O'Connor has died at the age of 56.
  • July 26th, 2023: Senior Republican Mitch McConnell freezes mid-sentence while speaking at a conference.
  • July 26th, 2023: Eagles co-founder Randy Meisner dies at the age of 77.
  • July 26th, 2023: Whistleblower David Grusch claims that the United States is concealing a "multi-decade" program that captures UFOs.
  • July 26th, 2023: Actor Kevin Spacey is found not guilty of sexual offences against four men.
  • July 26th, 2023: A coup d'état occurs in Niger.
  • July 27th, 2023: Ukraine recaptures the village of Staromaiorske.
  • July 27th, 2023: The European Central Bank increases interest rates for the ninth time in a year.
  • July 27th, 2023: The US Federal Reserve raises interest rates for the 11th time since March 2022.
  • July 27th, 2023: Soccer: David Silva announces his retirement.
  • July 27th, 2023: Soccer: Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson signs for Saudi Pro League club Al-Ettifaq.
  • July 28th, 2023: Carlee Russell is charged in connection with her kidnapping hoax.
  • July 28th, 2023: The 2023 Emmy Awards are postponed due to the Hollywood actors and writers strike.
  • July 28th, 2023: Calvin Harris and Sam Smith release the song "Desire".
  • July 28th, 2023: Travis Scott releases his album "Utopia".
  • July 29th, 2023: A federal judge dismisses Donald Trump's $475 million defamation lawsuit against CNN.
  • July 31st, 2023: It is announced that actor Paul Reubens (Pee-wee Herman) has died from cancer at the age of 70.
  • July 31st, 2023: Euphoria actor Angus Cloud is found dead at the age of 25.
  • August 1st, 2023: Donald Trump is indicted over his attempts to overturn the 2020 US presidential election.
  • August 1st, 2023: Singer Lizzo is accused of sexual harassment and weight-shaming by her former backup dancers.
  • August 2nd, 2023: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife announce that they are separating after 18 years of marriage.
  • August 3rd, 2023: Donald Trump pleads not guilty to election conspiracy charges.
  • August 3rd, 2023: Lizzo rejects allegations that she discriminated against former employees on the basis of their weight.
  • August 4th, 2023: West African military chiefs say they have plans for a possible intervention in Niger.
  • August 4th, 2023: It is reported that the world's oceans have set a new surface temperature record.
  • August 4th, 2023: A Romanian court lifts Andrew Tate's house arrest.
  • August 4th, 2023: Long Island serial killer victim "Fire Island Jane Doe" is identified as Karen Vergata after 27 years.
  • August 4th, 2023: Doja Cat releases the song "Paint the Town Red".
  • August 5th, 2023: A large riverboat brawl in Montgomery, Alabama, goes viral on the Internet.
  • August 5th, 2023: Boxing: Jake Paul defeats Nate Diaz.
  • August 6th, 2023: 30 people are killed after a passenger train called the Hazara Express derails in Pakistan.
  • August 8th, 2023: Oliver Anthony releases the song "Rich Men North of Richmond".
  • August 9th, 2023: Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio is assassinated at a political rally.
  • August 9th, 2023: At least 36 people are killed after wildfires sweep through Lahaina in Hawaii.
  • August 9th, 2023: A man suspected of threatening US President Joe Biden is shot dead by the FBI in Utah.
  • August 11th, 2023: The death toll from the wildfires in Lahaina, Hawaii, reaches 80.
  • August 12th, 2023: Soccer: Harry Kane joins Bayern Munich.
  • August 12th, 2023: Boxing: Anthony Joshua knocks out Robert Helenius.
  • August 14th, 2023: Georgia charges Donald Trump with trying to overturn the 2020 US presidential election.
  • August 14th, 2023: Soccer: Brighton midfielder Moisés Caicedo joins Chelsea.
  • August 15th, 2023: Soccer: Neymar joins Saudi Pro League side Al Hilal.
  • August 16th, 2023: Britney Spears and her husband, Sam Asghari, separate after 14 months of marriage.
  • August 17th, 2023: Mortgage rates in the United States reach their highest level in 21 years.
  • August 18th, 2023: Former nurse Lucy Letby is found guilty of murdering seven babies at the Countess of Chester Hospital in England.
  • August 20th, 2023: Russia's Luna-25 space craft crashes into the moon.
  • August 20th, 2023: Storm Hilary hits California and Mexico.
  • August 20th, 2023: Spanish FA president Luis Rubiales is widely criticized for kissing Jennifer Hermoso on the World Cup trophy podium.
  • August 20th, 2023: Spain win the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup after defeating England 1-0 in the final.
Zodiac info

Horoscope, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Zodiac and birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 21st, 2023, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 is the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 8.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 21st, 2023 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.

Popular toys and games in 2023.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 2023.

The PlayStation 5
The PlayStation 5

The Xbox Series X
The Xbox Series X

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on July 21st.

Ernest Hemingway

Author. Deceased
Born on July 21st, 1899
He was not alive on this date.

Ken Starr

American lawyer. Deceased
Born on July 21st, 1946
He was not alive on this date.

Robin Williams

Actor. Deceased
Born on July 21st, 1951
He was not alive on this date.

Josh Hartnett

Born on July 21st, 1978
He turned 45 on this day in 2023.


US President.

Joe Biden was the President of the United States on July 21st, 2023.


UK Prime Minister.

Rishi Sunak was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.


Irish Taoiseach.

Micheál Martin was the Taoiseach of Ireland.


Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on July 21st, 2023 was most likely conceived around October 28th, 2022.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on July 21st, 2023 is close to April 12th, 2024.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about July 21st, 2023.

  • 75 days have passed since this date.
  • 10 weeks have passed.
  • 6,480,000 seconds have passed since July 21st, 2023.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 7,560,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 3,343,680,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 1,080,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 557,280 steps. That's roughly 248 miles!
  • Since this date, 77,760 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere!
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