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23rd of July 1632 EVENT Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France.
23rd of July 1793 EVENT Prussia re-conquers Mainz from France.
23rd of July 1829 EVENT In the United States, William Austin Burt patents the typographer, a precursor to the typewriter.
23rd of July 1833 EVENT Cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio.
23rd of July 1840 EVENT The Province of Canada is created by the Act of Union.
23rd of July 1862 EVENT American Civil War: Henry W. Halleck takes command of the Union Army.
23rd of July 1874 EVENT Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos is appointed the Archbishop of the Portuguese colonial enclave of Goa.
23rd of July 1881 EVENT The Federation Internationale de Gymnastique, the world's oldest international sport federation, is founded.
23rd of July 1881 EVENT The Boundary treaty of 1881 between Chile and Argentina is signed in Buenos Aires.
23rd of July 1903 EVENT The Ford Motor Company sells its first car.
23rd of July 1914 EVENT Austria-Hungary issues an ultimatum to Serbia demanding Serbia to allow the Austrians to determine who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand. Serbia will reject those demands and Austria will declare war on July 28.
23rd of July 1926 EVENT Fox Film buys the patents of the Movietone sound system for recording sound onto film.
23rd of July 1929 EVENT The Fascist government in Italy bans the use of foreign words.
23rd of July 1936 EVENT In Catalonia, Spain, the Unified Socialist Party of Catalonia is founded through the merger of Socialist and Communist parties.
23rd of July 1940 EVENT The United States' Under Secretary of State Sumner Welles issues a declaration on the U.S. non-recognition policy of the Soviet annexation and incorporation of three Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
23rd of July 1942 EVENT World War II: Operation Edelweiss begins.
23rd of July 1942 EVENT The Holocaust: the Treblinka extermination camp is opened.
23rd of July 1945 EVENT The post-war legal processes against Philippe Petain begin.
23rd of July 1952 EVENT The European Coal and Steel community is established.
23rd of July 1952 EVENT General Muhammad Naguib leads the Free Officers Movement (formed by Gamal Abdel Nasser, the real power behind the coup) in overthrowing King Farouk of Egypt.
23rd of July 1956 EVENT The Loi Cadre is passed by the French Republic in order to order French overseas territory affairs.
23rd of July 1961 EVENT The Sandinista National Liberation Front is founded in Nicaragua.
23rd of July 1962 EVENT Telstar relays the first publicly transmitted, live trans-Atlantic television program, featuring Walter Cronkite.
23rd of July 1962 EVENT The International Agreement on the Neutrality of Laos is signed.
23rd of July 1967 EVENT 12th Street Riot: in Detroit, Michigan, one of the worst riots in United States history begins on 12th Street in the predominantly African American inner city. It will leave 43 killed, 342 injured and 1,400 buildings burned.
23rd of July 1968 EVENT Glenville Shootout: in Cleveland, Ohio, a violent shootout between a Black Militant organization led by Ahmed Evans and the Cleveland Police Department occurs. During the shootout, a riot begins and lasts for five days.
23rd of July 1968 EVENT The only successful hijacking of an El Al aircraft takes place when a Boeing 707 carrying 10 crew and 38 passengers is taken over by three members of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. The aircraft was en route from Rome, Italy, to Lod, Israel.
23rd of July 1970 EVENT Qaboos ibn Sa'id becomes Sultan of Oman after overthrowing his father, Sa'id ibn Taimur initiating massive reforms ;modernisation programs and end to a decade long civil war.
23rd of July 1972 EVENT The United States launch Landsat 1, the first Earth-resources satellite.
23rd of July 1982 EVENT The International Whaling Commission decides to end commercial whaling by 1985-86.
23rd of July 1983 EVENT The Sri Lankan Civil War begins with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Terrorist group. In the subsequent riots of Black July, about 1,000 Tamils are slaughtered, some 400,000 Tamils flee to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, India and many find refuge in Europe and Canada.
23rd of July 1983 EVENT Gimli Glider: Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.
23rd of July 1984 EVENT Vanessa Williams becomes the first Miss America to resign when she surrenders her crown after nude photos of her appeared in Penthouse magazine.
23rd of July 1986 EVENT In London, Prince Andrew, Duke of York marries Sarah Ferguson at Westminster Abbey.
23rd of July 1988 EVENT General Ne Win, effective ruler of Burma since 1962, resigns after pro-democracy protests.
23rd of July 1992 EVENT A Vatican commission, led by Joseph Ratzinger, establishes that it is necessary to limit rights of homosexual people and non-married couples.
23rd of July 1992 EVENT Abkhazia declares independence from Georgia.
23rd of July 1995 EVENT Comet Hale-Bopp is discovered; it will become visible to the naked eye nearly a year later.
23rd of July 1997 EVENT Digital Equipment Company files antitrust charges against chipmaker Intel.
23rd of July 1999 EVENT Crown Prince Mohammed Ben Al-Hassan is crowned King Mohammed VI of Morocco on the death of his father.
23rd of July 1999 EVENT ANA Flight 61 is hijacked in Tokyo, Japan.
23rd of July 2005 EVENT Three bombs explode in the Naama Bay area of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, killing 88 people.
23rd of July 0645 BIRTHDAY Yazid I, Arabian Caliph (d. 683)
23rd of July 1301 BIRTHDAY Otto, Duke of Austria (d. 1339)
23rd of July 1339 BIRTHDAY King Louis I of Naples (d. 1384)
23rd of July 1503 BIRTHDAY Anne of Bohemia and Hungary, Queen consort of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1547)
23rd of July 1649 BIRTHDAY Pope Clement XI (d. 1721)
23rd of July 1705 BIRTHDAY Francis Blomefield, English topographer (d. 1752)
23rd of July 1775 BIRTHDAY Etienne-Louis Malus, French physicist and mathematician (d. 1812)
23rd of July 1777 BIRTHDAY Philipp Otto Runge, German painter (d. 1810)
23rd of July 1796 BIRTHDAY Franz Berwald, Swedish composer (d. 1868)
23rd of July 1823 BIRTHDAY Alexandre-Antonin Tache, Canadian Catholic archbishop (d. 1894)
23rd of July 1838 BIRTHDAY Edouard Judas Colonne, French violinist (d. 1910)
23rd of July 1856 BIRTHDAY Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Indian nationalist (d. 1920)
23rd of July 1864 BIRTHDAY Apolinario Mabini, Filipino political theoretician (d. 1903)
23rd of July 1865 BIRTHDAY Max Heindel, Danish occultist and mystic (d. 1919)
23rd of July 1884 BIRTHDAY Emil Jannings, Swiss actor (d. 1950)
23rd of July 1885 BIRTHDAY Georges V. Matchabelli, Georgian-born American perfumer (d. 1935)
23rd of July 1886 BIRTHDAY Salvador de Madariaga, Spanish diplomat (d. 1978)
23rd of July 1886 BIRTHDAY Walter H. Schottky, German physicist (d. 1976)
23rd of July 1888 BIRTHDAY Raymond Chandler, American novelist (d. 1959)
23rd of July 1892 BIRTHDAY Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia (d. 1975)
23rd of July 1894 BIRTHDAY Arthur Treacher, English character actor (d. 1975)
23rd of July 1895 BIRTHDAY Aileen Pringle, American actress (d. 1989)
23rd of July 1898 BIRTHDAY Jacob Marschak, American economist (d. 1977)
23rd of July 1898 BIRTHDAY Red Dutton, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1987)
23rd of July 1899 BIRTHDAY Gustav Heinemann, German politician (d. 1976)
23rd of July 1900 BIRTHDAY John Babcock, Canadian World War I veteran (d. 2010)
23rd of July 1901 BIRTHDAY Hank Worden, American actor and rodeo cowboy (d. 1992)
23rd of July 1905 BIRTHDAY Leopold Engleitner, Austrian Holocaust survivor and lecturer
23rd of July 1906 BIRTHDAY Vladimir Prelog, Croatian chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
23rd of July 1906 BIRTHDAY Chandrasekhar Azad, Indian nationalist (d. 1931)
23rd of July 1909 BIRTHDAY John William Finn, American WWII Medal of Honor recieptant (d. 2010)
23rd of July 1912 BIRTHDAY Michael Wilding, English actor (d. 1979)
23rd of July 1912 BIRTHDAY M. H. Abrams, American literary critic and writer
23rd of July 1913 BIRTHDAY Michael Foot, English politician (d. 2010)
23rd of July 1914 BIRTHDAY Virgil Finlay, American horror illustrator (d. 1971)
23rd of July 1918 BIRTHDAY Pee Wee Reese, American baseball player (d. 1999)
23rd of July 1918 BIRTHDAY Bueno de Mesquita, Dutch comedian and actor (d. 2005)
23rd of July 1920 BIRTHDAY Amalia Rodrigues, Portuguese fado singer (d. 1999)
23rd of July 1921 BIRTHDAY Calvert DeForest, American actor (d. 2007)
23rd of July 1923 BIRTHDAY Cyril M. Kornbluth, American writer (d. 1958)
23rd of July 1923 BIRTHDAY Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (d. 2001)
23rd of July 1923 BIRTHDAY Luis Aloma, Cuban baseball player (d. 1997)
23rd of July 1924 BIRTHDAY Gavin Lambert, British-born American screenwriter (d. 2005)
23rd of July 1925 BIRTHDAY Tajuddin Ahmad, Bangladeshi politician (d. 1975)
23rd of July 1927 BIRTHDAY Gerard Brach, French film director and screenwriter (d. 2006)
23rd of July 1928 BIRTHDAY Hubert Selby Jr., American author (d. 2004)
23rd of July 1931 BIRTHDAY Guy Fournier, French Canadian author and screenwriter
23rd of July 1931 BIRTHDAY Queen Te Atairangikaahu of the New Zealand Maori (d. 2006)
23rd of July 1931 BIRTHDAY Claude Fournier, French Canadian film director and screenwriter
23rd of July 1933 BIRTHDAY Bert Convy, American game show host and performer (d. 1991)
23rd of July 1933 BIRTHDAY Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect (d. 2010)
23rd of July 1933 BIRTHDAY Benedict Groeschel, American Roman Catholic priest
23rd of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Jim Hall, American race car driver and builder
23rd of July 1935 BIRTHDAY Hein Heinsen, Danish sculptor
23rd of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Don Drysdale, American baseball player (d. 1993)
23rd of July 1936 BIRTHDAY Anthony Kennedy, American Supreme Court Justice
23rd of July 1937 BIRTHDAY Dave Webster, American football player
23rd of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Ronny Cox, American actor
23rd of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Charles Harrelson, American convicted murderer; father of Woody Harrelson (d. 2007)
23rd of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Bert Newton, Australian actor and television show host
23rd of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Gotz George, German actor
23rd of July 1938 BIRTHDAY Juliet Anderson, American pornographic actress (d. 2010)
23rd of July 1940 BIRTHDAY Don Imus, American talk radio host
23rd of July 1940 BIRTHDAY Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa, Italian banker and economist (d. 2010)
23rd of July 1941 BIRTHDAY Richie Evans, American NASCAR driver (d. 1985)
23rd of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Myra Hindley, English murderer (d. 2002)
23rd of July 1942 BIRTHDAY Sallyanne Atkinson, Australian politician
23rd of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Randall Forsberg, American nuclear freeze advocate (d. 2007)
23rd of July 1943 BIRTHDAY Tony Joe White, American singer and songwriter
23rd of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Gardner Dozois, American science fiction writer and editor
23rd of July 1947 BIRTHDAY Torsten Palm, Swedish racing driver
23rd of July 1947 BIRTHDAY David Essex, English singer
23rd of July 1948 BIRTHDAY John Cushnahan, Northern Irish politician
23rd of July 1948 BIRTHDAY John Hall, American politician and songwriter
23rd of July 1949 BIRTHDAY Clive Rice, South African cricketer
23rd of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Blair Thornton, Canadian guitarist (Bachman : Turner Overdrive)
23rd of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Alan Turner, Australian cricketer
23rd of July 1950 BIRTHDAY Alex Kozinski, Romanian-born American judge
23rd of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Michael McConnohie, American voice actor
23rd of July 1951 BIRTHDAY Edie McClurg, American actress
23rd of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Bill Nyrop, American ice hockey player (d. 1995)
23rd of July 1952 BIRTHDAY Paul Hibbert, Australian cricketer
23rd of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Bob Hilton, American game show host and announcer
23rd of July 1953 BIRTHDAY Graham Gooch, English cricketer
23rd of July 1954 BIRTHDAY Annie Sprinkle, American porn star and performance artist
23rd of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Nick Galis, Greek basketball player
23rd of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Kate Buffery, British actress and writer
23rd of July 1957 BIRTHDAY Theo van Gogh, Dutch film director (d. 2004)
23rd of July 1959 BIRTHDAY Nancy Savoca, American filmmaker
23rd of July 1960 BIRTHDAY Al Perez, American professional wrestler
23rd of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Martin Gore, English musician and songwriter (Depeche Mode)
23rd of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Andre Ducharme, Quebecois humorist and comedian
23rd of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Michael Durant, American helicopter pilot
23rd of July 1961 BIRTHDAY Woody Harrelson, American actor
23rd of July 1962 BIRTHDAY Eriq La Salle, American actor
23rd of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Uwe Barth, German politician
23rd of July 1964 BIRTHDAY Ed Forchion, American marijuana activist
23rd of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Rob Dickinson, English guitarist, singer and songwriter (Catherine Wheel)
23rd of July 1965 BIRTHDAY Slash, English-born American guitarist (Guns N' Roses)
23rd of July 1966 BIRTHDAY Samantha Beckinsale, English actress
23rd of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Titiyo, Swedish singer
23rd of July 1967 BIRTHDAY Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor
23rd of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Elden Campbell, American basketball player
23rd of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Nick Menza, Germany-born American drummer (Megadeth)
23rd of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Gary Payton, American basketball player
23rd of July 1968 BIRTHDAY Stephanie Seymour, American supermodel
23rd of July 1969 BIRTHDAY David Kaufman American voice-over artist and character actor
23rd of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Charisma Carpenter, American actress
23rd of July 1970 BIRTHDAY Thea Dorn, German writer
23rd of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Chris Michalek, American jazz harmonica player
23rd of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Dalvin DeGrate, American singer
23rd of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Alison Krauss, American singer and fiddler
23rd of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Christopher Lee, Singaporean actor and model
23rd of July 1971 BIRTHDAY Joel Stein, American journalist
23rd of July 1972 BIRTHDAY Marlon Wayans, American actor
23rd of July 1972 BIRTHDAY Floyd Reifer, West Indian cricketer
23rd of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Nomar Garciaparra, American baseball player
23rd of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Monica Lewinsky, American White House intern
23rd of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Himesh Reshammiya, Indian Bollywood composer, singer and actor
23rd of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Andrea Scanavacca, Italian rugby player
23rd of July 1973 BIRTHDAY Francis Healy, English-born Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Travis)
23rd of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Terry Glenn, American football player
23rd of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Maurice Greene, American sprinter
23rd of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Rik Verbrugghe, Belgian cyclist
23rd of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Sonny Siaki, Samoan professional wrestler
23rd of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Kathryn Hahn, American actress
23rd of July 1974 BIRTHDAY Stephanie March, American actress
23rd of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Surya Sivakumar, Indian Tamil actor
23rd of July 1975 BIRTHDAY Seong Hyeon-ah, South Korean actress
23rd of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Jonathan Gallant, Canadian bassist (Billy Talent)
23rd of July 1976 BIRTHDAY Judit Polgar, Hungarian chess player
23rd of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Saeed Modarres, persian singer
23rd of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Scott Clemmensen, American ice hockey player
23rd of July 1977 BIRTHDAY Neicer Reasco, Ecuadorian footballer
23rd of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Stuart Elliott, Northern Irish footballer
23rd of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Stefanie Sun, Singaporean singer
23rd of July 1978 BIRTHDAY Marianela Gonzalez, Venezuelan actress
23rd of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Perro Aguayo, Jr., Mexican professional wrestler
23rd of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Ricardo Sperafico, Brazilian racing driver
23rd of July 1979 BIRTHDAY Richard Sims, Zimbabwean cricketer
23rd of July 1980 BIRTHDAY Michelle Williams, American singer (Destiny's Child)
23rd of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Steve Jocz, Canadian drummer (Sum 41)
23rd of July 1981 BIRTHDAY Jarkko Nieminen, Finnish tennis player
23rd of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Zanjoe Marudo, Filipino actor
23rd of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Paul Wesley, American actor
23rd of July 1982 BIRTHDAY Gerald Wallace, American basketball player
23rd of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Andrew Eiden, American actor
23rd of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Aaron Peirsol, American swimmer
23rd of July 1983 BIRTHDAY Bec Hewitt, Australian actress
23rd of July 1983 BIRTHDAY David Strettle, English rugby player
23rd of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Matthew Murphy, English musician and singer (The Wombats)
23rd of July 1984 BIRTHDAY Brandon Roy, American professional basketball player
23rd of July 1985 BIRTHDAY Matthew Colin Bailey, American designer
23rd of July 1985 BIRTHDAY Luis Angel Landin, Mexican footballer
23rd of July 1985 BIRTHDAY Blake Harrison, English actor
23rd of July 1985 BIRTHDAY Olafur Hannesson, Icelandic television personality
23rd of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Ayaka Komatsu, Japanese model and actress
23rd of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Nelson Philippe, French racing driver
23rd of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Reece Ritchie, English actor
23rd of July 1986 BIRTHDAY Natalie Tran, Vietnamese-Australian Youtube video blogger
23rd of July 1989 BIRTHDAY Daniel Radcliffe, English actor
23rd of July 1989 BIRTHDAY Katy B, English singer-songwriter
23rd of July 1990 BIRTHDAY Kevin Reynolds, Canadian figure skater
23rd of July 1992 BIRTHDAY Amanda Wilson, English singer
23rd of July 1996 BIRTHDAY Rachel G. Fox, American actress
23rd of July 1227 DEATH Qiu Chuji, Chinese founder of the Dragon Gate Taoism (Born 1148)
23rd of July 1373 DEATH Bridget of Sweden, Swedish mystic and saint, founder of the Bridgettine Order (Born 1303)
23rd of July 1403 DEATH Thomas Percy, 1st Earl of Worcester, English rebel (executed) (Born 1343)
23rd of July 1531 DEATH Louis de Breze, seigneur d'Anet, French nobleman, Marshal of Normandy and husband of Diane de Poitiers (birth year unknown)
23rd of July 1536 DEATH Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, bastard son of King Henry VIII of England (Born 1519)
23rd of July 1562 DEATH Gotz von Berlichingen, German Imperial Knight and mercenary (Born 1480)
23rd of July 1584 DEATH John Day, English printer (Born 1522)
23rd of July 1692 DEATH Gilles Menage, French scholar (Born 1613)
23rd of July 1727 DEATH Simon Harcourt, 1st Viscount Harcourt, Lord Chancellor of Great Britain (Born c. 1661)
23rd of July 1757 DEATH Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer (Born 1685)
23rd of July 1764 DEATH Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born American religious leader (Born 1703)
23rd of July 1773 DEATH George Edwards, English naturalist (Born 1693)
23rd of July 1781 DEATH John Joachim Zubly, Swiss-born American Continental Congressman (Born 1724)
23rd of July 1793 DEATH Roger Sherman, American signer of the Declaration of Independence (Born 1721)
23rd of July 1833 DEATH Anselmo de la Cruz, Chilean political figure (Born 1777)
23rd of July 1853 DEATH Andries Pretorius, South African Boer leader (Born 1798)
23rd of July 1875 DEATH Isaac Singer, American inventor and entrepreneur (Born 1811)
23rd of July 1878 DEATH Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky, Bohemian physician (Born 1804)
23rd of July 1885 DEATH Ulysses S. Grant, 18th President of the United States (Born 1822)
23rd of July 1916 DEATH Sir William Ramsay, Scottish chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1852)
23rd of July 1920 DEATH Conrad Kohrs, German-born American rancher (Born 1835)
23rd of July 1923 DEATH Pancho Villa, Mexican revolutionary (Born 1878)
23rd of July 1924 DEATH Frank Frost Abbott, American classical scholar (Born 1850)
23rd of July 1930 DEATH Glenn Curtiss, American aviation pioneer (Born 1878)
23rd of July 1932 DEATH Tenby Davies, Welsh half-mile world champion runner (Born 1884)
23rd of July 1941 DEATH George Lyman Kittredge, American English literature scholar and Harvard University professor (Born 1860)
23rd of July 1942 DEATH Adam Czerniakow, Polish engineer (suicide) (Born 1880)
23rd of July 1942 DEATH Andy Ducat, English cricketer and footballer (Born 1886)
23rd of July 1948 DEATH D. W. Griffith, American film director (Born 1875)
23rd of July 1951 DEATH Henri Philippe Petain, French leader of Vichy France (Born 1856)
23rd of July 1951 DEATH Robert J. Flaherty, American filmmaker (Born 1884)
23rd of July 1955 DEATH Cordell Hull, 47th United States Secretary of State, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1871)
23rd of July 1966 DEATH Montgomery Clift, American actor (Born 1920)
23rd of July 1968 DEATH Henry Hallett Dale, English pharmacologist, Nobel laureate (Born 1875)
23rd of July 1971 DEATH Van Heflin, American actor (Born 1910)
23rd of July 1973 DEATH Eddie Rickenbacker, American fighter ace in World War I and founder of Rickenbacker Motors (Born 1890)
23rd of July 1979 DEATH Joseph Kessel, French journalist and novelist (Born 1898)
23rd of July 1980 DEATH Keith Godchaux, American pianist (Grateful Dead) (Born 1948)
23rd of July 1980 DEATH Mollie Steimer, Russian-born American anarchist agitator and political prisoner (Born 1897)
23rd of July 1980 DEATH Sarto Fournier, Canadian politician, Mayor of Montreal (Born 1908)
23rd of July 1982 DEATH Giorgos Gavriilidis, Greek actor (Born 1906)
23rd of July 1982 DEATH Vic Morrow, American actor (Born 1929)
23rd of July 1983 DEATH Georges Auric, French composer (Born 1899)
23rd of July 1985 DEATH Johnny Wardle, English cricketer (Born 1923)
23rd of July 1989 DEATH Donald Barthelme, American short fiction writer and reporter (Born 1931)
23rd of July 1990 DEATH Kenjiro Takayanagi, Japanese developer of television (Born 1899)
23rd of July 1993 DEATH James R. Jordan, Sr., American soldier and murder victim, father of Michael Jordan (Born 1936)
23rd of July 1996 DEATH Jean Muir, American actress (Born 1911)
23rd of July 1996 DEATH Aliki Vougiouklaki, Greek actress (Born 1934)
23rd of July 1997 DEATH Chuhei Nambu, Japanese long and triple jumper (Born 1904)
23rd of July 1999 DEATH King Hassan II of Morocco (Born 1929)
23rd of July 2001 DEATH Eudora Welty, American writer (Born 1909)
23rd of July 2002 DEATH Chaim Potok, American novelist and rabbi (Born 1929)
23rd of July 2002 DEATH William Luther Pierce, American white nationalist and novelist (Born 1933)
23rd of July 2002 DEATH Leo McKern, Australian actor (Born 1920)
23rd of July 2003 DEATH James E. Davis, New York City police officer and councilman (murdered) (Born 1962)
23rd of July 2004 DEATH Mehmood, Indian actor (Born 1932)
23rd of July 2004 DEATH Carlos Paredes, Portuguese guitarist and composer (Born 1925)
23rd of July 2004 DEATH Piero Piccioni, Italian pianist, organist, conductor and composer (Born 1921)
23rd of July 2004 DEATH Serge Reggiani, French singer and actor (Born 1922)
23rd of July 2005 DEATH Ted Greene, American jazz guitarist and teacher (Born 1946)
23rd of July 2006 DEATH Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and journalist (Born 1927)
23rd of July 2007 DEATH Ron Miller, American songwriter and record producer (Born 1933)
23rd of July 2007 DEATH Tor Kamata, American-Canadian professional wrestler (Born 1937)
23rd of July 2007 DEATH Mohammed Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan (Born 1914)
23rd of July 2008 DEATH Kurt Furgler, member of the Swiss Federal Council (Born 1924)
23rd of July 2010 DEATH Daniel Schorr, American journalist (Born 1916)