What Happened on July 23, 2021

Historical Events

  • At least 164 people die in floods and landslides caused by heavy rain in Indian state of Maharashtra [1]
  • Indonesia posts a record daily number of COVID-19 deaths at 1,566 [1]
  • MLB Cleveland Indians announce team will be renamed the Guardians, after the Guardians of Traffic, eight large Art Deco statues on the Hope Memorial Bridge, located near their playing field
  • XXXII Summer Olympic Games officially open at the Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan
2021 History

Famous Deaths

  • John Cornell, Australian screenwriter (Paul Hogan Show; Crocodile Dundee), and director (Crocodile Dundee II),. dies from complications related to Parkinson's disease at 80
  • Tito Lupini, Italian rugby union prop (11 Tests; Rovigo) and coach (Rovigo), dies from COVID-19 at 65

About July 23, 2021

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 8 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Permission To Dance - BTS
  • UK #1 Song: Bad Habits - Ed Sheeran