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


Person of interestEd Warren

Ed Warren, American paranormal investigator, dies at 79

Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren
  • 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? 14 years, 5 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo