2023: Calendar year

2023 (MMXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday in the Gregorian calendar, the 2023rd year of the Anno Domini and the Common Era, the 23rd year of both the 3rd millennium and 21st century.

And this is therefore the 3rd year of the 203rd decade.

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 1990s  2000s  2010s  – 2020s –  2030s  2040s  2050s
Years: 2020 2021 202220232024 2025 2026

The year started with the continuation of the Russian invasion of Ukraine which began in early 2022. In January, July and September, Islamist suicide bombers killed a total of over 200 people in Pakistan. In February, an earthquake struck Turkey and Syria, that killed more than 50,000 people, making it one of the deadliest earthquakes of the 21st century. in April, India became the world's most populous country, overtaking China. In September, Storm Daniel killed nearly 7,000 people in Bulgaria, Greece, Libya and Turkey. In September, Azerbaijan launched an offensive which ended the existence of the Republic of Artsakh, causing its Armenian inhabitants to move back to Armenia. Between October to December, over 23,000 Palestinians and 1,300 Israelis were killed during a war between Israel and Hamas.

Former King of Greece Constantine II, former President of Pakistan Pervez Musharraf, former Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi, musicians Burt Bacharach, Tina Turner and Tony Bennett and footballer Bobby Charlton died.

Events

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

  • July 17 – Wildfires begin in Greece, killing 35 people.
  • July 18Voyager 2 overtook Pioneer 10 to become the 2nd farthest spacecraft from the Sun.
  • July 27Kuwait executes five by hanging, including a man convicted for a ISIS mosque bombing in 2015 that had killed 26 people.
  • July 30 – 2023 Khar bombing in Pakistan.

August

September

October

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November

December

Deaths

January

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Constantine II of Greece
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Gina Lollobrigida

February

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Pervez Musharraf
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Burt Bacharach
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Raquel Welch

March

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Just Fontaine
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Kenzaburō Ōe
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Chaim Topol
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Lance Reddick
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Dubravka Ugrešić

April

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Harry Belafonte
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Jerry Springer

May

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Jim Brown
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Tina Turner

June

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Astrud Gilberto
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Ted Kaczynski
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Silvio Berlusconi
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Alan Arkin

July

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Milan Kundera
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Tony Bennett

August

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William Friedkin
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Yevgeny Prigojin

September

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Giorgio Napolitano
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Michael Gambon

October

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Piper Laurie
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Martti Ahtisaari
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Bobby Charlton
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Li Keqiang
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Matthew Perry

November

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Rosalynn Carter
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Henry Kissinger

December

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Sandra Day O'Connor
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Ryan O'Neal
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Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah
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Wolfgang Schäuble
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Tom Wilkinson

References

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