On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 2007

Historical Events

  • Hashtag invented and first used in a tweet by US product designer Chris Messina

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Symonds, American actor and associate director of the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, dies at 80
  • William E. McAnulty, Jr., American lawyer (1st African American justice on the Kentucky Supreme Court), dies at 59
2007 Highlights

About August 23, 2007

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 13 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo