On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 2006

Historical Events

  • Natascha Kampusch, who was abducted at the age of 10, managed to escape from her captor Wolfgang Priklopil, after 8 years of captivity.

Famous Deaths

Ed Warren

Ed Warren, American paranormal investigator, dies at 79

  • Jacques Wildberger, Swiss composer (In My End is My Beginning), dies at 84
  • Maynard Ferguson, Canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader, dies at 78
2006 Highlights

About August 23, 2006

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 15 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo