We are currently working on updating all 2021 moveable Holidays and Observances
Holidays and Observances
2020 Daily Holidays that fall on July 23, include:
Gorgeous Grandma Day
Hot Enough For Ya Day
National Refreshment Day - July 23, 2020 (Fourth Thursday in July)
National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day
World Sjogren's Day
Yada, Yada, Yada Day
2020 Weekly Holidays that include July 23, are:
Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
Captive Nations Week - July 19-25, 2020 (Third Week in July)
Every Body Deserves a Massage Week - July 19-25, 2020 (Dates vary every year)
International Lace Week - July 19-25, 2020
National Baby Food Week - July 22-25, 2020
National Independent Retailers Week - July 19-25, 2020 (Third Week in July)
National Moth Week - July 18-26, 2020
National Zookeeper Week - July 19-25, 2020 (Third Week in July)
RAGBRAI - July 19-25, 2020
Restless Leg Syndrome Education & Awareness Week - July 18-25
Robin Hood Festival - July 17-28, 2020 (Third Weekend of July)
Summer - June 20 - September 22, 2020
2020 Monthly Holidays that include July 23, are:
There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our July Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of July.
A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.
World Festivals and Events
Comic Con International - July 23-26, 2020
The Astrological Sign for July 23 is Leo.
Birth Flower of the Month
The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of July are:
Larkspur - Levity and lightness. Strong bonds of Love are represented by Larkspur.
The Birthstone(s) for July is:
Rubies which are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth, and success in love
1936 - Don Drysdale, American baseball player and sportscaster (d. 1993)
1968 - Stephanie Seymour, American model and actress
1971 - Alison Krauss, American singer and songwriter
1875 - Isaac Singer, American businessman who founded the Singer Corporation (b. 1811)
1885 - Ulysses S. Grant, American General and politician who became the 18th President of the United States (b. 1822)
2011 - Amy Winehouse, English singer and songwriter (b. 1983)
Famous Weddings and Divorces
1960 - Jack Nicklaus, golfer marries Barbara Bash
Quote of the Day
There is some great advice on this cute sign posted on a tree!
Recipe of the Day or a Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day
Children and their parents are being played by savvy marketers who know that you pay attention to your kids’ requests, to avoid the whining wars and tantrum battles. They know when kids ask, you listen!
1929 - William A. Burt patents the typographer in the U.S. which is a precursor to the typewriter
1840 - The Province of Canada is created by the Act of Union
1885 - United States President Ulysses S. Grant dies of throat cancer
1903 - The Ford Motor Company sells its first car
1921 - The Communist Party of China (CPC) is formed
1942 - The Treblinka extermination camp is opened during the Holocaust
1961 - The Sandinista National Liberation Front is founded in Nicaragua
1962 - The International Agreement on the Neutrality of Laos is signed
1967 - Detroit, Michigan has one of the worst riots in US History with 43 people killed, 342 injured and approximately 1,4000 buildings burned
1968 - An El Ai aircraft Boeing 707 on route from Rome, Italy to Lod, Israel with ten crew and 38 passengers is taken over by three members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The plane was diverted to Algiers, and the hijacking ended after 40 days
1972 - The U.S. launches Landsat 1, the first Earth resources satellite
2015 - NASA announces discovery of Kepler-452b by Kepler
2018 - Greece experience their deadliest wildfire in history when a wildfire in East Attica caused the death of 102 people
This Day in Music
1955 - Maybellene, the first single of Chuck is released
1983 - Synchronicity, the last album by The Police hits #1 in the US
1984 - Vanessa Williams gives up her Miss America crown but in 1991 she releases her #1 hit Save the Best For Last (video below)
1988 - Forever Your Girl by Paula Abdul enters the US Albums chart at 184 and sixty four weeks later, it hits #1
This Day in Sports
1827 - The first swimming school in the U.S. opens in Boston, Massachusetts
1925 - Lou Gehrig of the NY Yankee's hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers
Word of the Day from Wiktionary
1. Lightness of manner or speech, frivolity. 2. The state or quality of being light, buoyancy. 3. (countable) A lighthearted or frivolous act.
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