July 23rd is International Yada, Yada, Yada Day and Gorgeous Grandma Day.
We are now on the 204th day of the year, congratulations for making it this far into 2023. There are 160 days left until next year.
Here we are going to share the most important historical events, births and deaths of July 23rd throughout history.
Did you know that on this day in 2010, the British boyband One Direction was formed? They had originally applied to X-Factor individually but failed to get through as solo contestants.
Keep reading for more fun & interesting facts about July 23rd in history!
What memorable events happened on July 23 in history? Keep reading to find out!
The 9/11 victim compensation fund was extended indefinitely by the US Senate.
NASA announced they had found “Earth’s bigger, older cousin.”
The discovery was made by their Kepler mission, and the planet is believed to be 1,400 light-years away from Earth.
The first US woman in space, Sally Ride, died from pancreatic cancer at the age of 61.
Singer legend Amy Winehouse was found dead at her home in London, England.
Although the death was “unexplained,” it is believed she had a drug overdose.
British boyband One Direction was formed during X-Factor UK.
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34 years old
41 years old
New Jersey, USA
62 years old
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Feb 2, 2014 (Age 46)
New York, USA
Unfortunately, July 23rd has also been a day where we’ve had to say some goodbyes over the years…
Amy Winehouse was an English singer born on September 14, 1983. She died on this day in 2011, at age 27 in London, England, UK.
Jul 23, 2011 (Age 27)
Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant was an American president born on April 27, 1822. He died on this day in 1885, at age 63 in Wilton, New York, USA.
Jul 23, 1885 (Age 63)
New York, USA
If you’re looking for something to do today, maybe these special holidays might just help to cure your boredom!
National Gorgeous Grandma Day
When women start pushing past the age of 50, society automatically starts referring to them as grandmas, which can be a bit of a pain if you’re still full of energy and life! So Gorgeous Grandma Day was created to celebrate all the grandmas out there who are still radiant and fun!
International Yada, Yada, Yada Day
Ready for a totally random holiday? In 2015 a guy named Michael W. Cosby saw there was a Blah, Blah, Blah Day and Tweeted that July 23rd would now be International Yada, Yada, Yada Day. And so it was.
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Fun Fact Of The Day
Aggressive sitting is a sport. It originated in Berlin no later than 2008. You can purchase a special stool for this sport for around 70 dollars.
Birthday & Zodiac
For those of you who were born on July 23rd, your star sign is Leo.
The constellation Leo is associated with the mythological Nemean lion. Leo is the fifth sign in the zodiac and is ruled by the sun. People born between July 23 & August 22 fall into this astrological sign.
All those born in July have the Ruby birthstone. Did you know that the largest ruby ever discovered is called the 125West? It’s an 18,696-carat gemstone that weighs a total of 8.2 pounds (3.7 kg). Traditionally the ruby symbolizes love, passion & energy.
If you were born on July 23, your estimated date of conception would be October 30 in the previous year.
A baby conceived on July 23, 2023, will likely be due around April 15, 2024.