June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 191 days left until the end of the year.
This day in history: June 22—June 23—June 24
Holidays and memorial days
UN: International Widows Day
UN: UN Public Service Day. It is celebrated annually in accordance with the decision of the UN General Assembly A/RES/57/277 dated 12/20/2002.
International Olympic Day. In 1967, the International Olympic Committee decided to consider June 23 as the International Olympic Day.
International Women in Engineering Day. (Women in Engineering Day) (2017)
Estonia: Victory Day
Ukraine: State Service Day (Celebrated annually in accordance with Presidential Decree No. 291/03 of April 4, 2003)
Luxembourg: National holiday of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Grand Duke's birthday.
Poland, Nicaragua: Father's Day.
Kazakhstan: Police Day. (1992)
Moldova: Independence Day. (1990)
Canada: National Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Terrorism.
USA: Pink Day. (2007)
1868 - Christopher Sholes from Wisconsin received a patent for a typewriter
1917 — at the II All-Ukrainian Military Congress in Kyiv, the First Universal of the Ukrainian Central Rada was proclaimed
1940 - French General Charles de Gaulle announced the creation of the French National Committee in London
1941 — the largest tank battle in history began — between German and Soviet troops in the Lutsk-Rivne-Dubno-Brody area (ended on June 29)
1961 — the Treaty on the Peaceful Scientific Use of the Antarctic, signed in 1959, entered into force
1987 - Serhii Bubka set a world record in pole vaulting - 6 m 3 cm
1990 — the return of Crimean Tatars to the Motherland began
2001 — the three-day official visit of Pope John Paul II to Ukraine began
2016 — in the referendum on Great Britain's membership in the EU, the majority of its participants (52% with a turnout of 72%) voted for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union ("Brexit"). The following day, Prime Minister David Cameron, the main opponent of "Brexit", announced his intention to resign
2022 — The European Council officially granted Ukraine and Moldova the status of a candidate for EU membership.
See also Category: Born on June 23
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