What a holiday on July 23, 2021

July 23 is the 204th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 161 days remaining until the end of the year. In the XX and XXI centuries, this day corresponds to July 10 of the Julian calendar.

World Whale and Dolphin Festival / REUTERS

In Israel – the holiday of love “Tu be-AV”, in the USA – the Day of peanut butter and chocolate, the day “Hot enough for you”, the Day of the wonderful grandmother, the Day of vanilla ice cream, in Bolivia – Friendship Day, in Indonesia – Children’s Day, in Japan – Writing Day, Singapore – Engineer’s Day, Australia – Darwin Show Day, Oman – Renaissance Day, Egypt – the anniversary of the July Revolution, Argentina, Uruguay – Minstrel Day, Papua New Guinea – Day after.

Memorable dates of July 23, anniversaries and events

Date of foundation of Ford / Flickr

Date of foundation of Ford / Flickr

In 1903, the Ford Motor Company was founded by Henry Ford after receiving $ 28,000 from five investors for its development. This corporation became famous as the first in the world to use a classic car assembly line. A month after its formation, it launched its first car, its advertisement said: “the most perfect car on the market, which can drive even a 15-year-old boy.” The car was bought by Dr. Pfenning from Chicago. And during the first year of its existence, the company produced 1,700 cars, breaking all records.

On this day in 2000, a satellite of the largest planet in the solar system – Jupiter – was discovered. It is the smallest satellite of all known, its diameter is 4.8 km. It was “noticed” by astronomers at the University of Arizona, their discovery was confirmed by the Massachusetts Observatory.

In 2002, scientists received confirmation of one of the most mysterious legends – the existence of sea monsters. On the island of Tasmania, a giant squid was thrown ashore. It weighed a quarter of a ton and the length of its tentacles exceeded 15 meters.

What a church holiday today

On July 23, the Orthodox Church honors the memory of St. Anthony of Pechersk, the founder of the Kiev-Pechersk Lavra and the patron saint of monks. Other names of the holiday: “Anthony’s Day”, “Anthony the Thunderer”. In the old days on this day special attention was paid to thunder – hence the name of the holiday.

What not to do today

It is not necessary to clean in the house and in the yard. Also, do not walk near water bodies.

Signs on July 23

Signs July 23 / photo UNIAN

Signs July 23 / photo UNIAN

From time immemorial there are weather signs on this day:

  • there is no dew in the morning – it will rain until night;
  • fog in the morning – good weather;
  • thunder rumbles in the morning – wait for the rain in the evening.

Birthday on July 23

Birthdays of Anthony, Alexander, Daniel, Leontius and Peter.

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