23 July is the 204th day of the year (205th in leap years). There are 161 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1991: Petunia Dursley takes her son Dudley to London to purchase his uniform for Smeltings Academy. Harry Potter is left in the care of Arabella Figg, who is nicer to him than normal, letting him watch television and offering him chocolate cake. That evening, Dudley shows off his new uniform, to the pride of his parents.