On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 2011

Historical Events

  • 5.8 earthquake occurs in Mineral, Virginia felt as far north as Ontario and as far south as Atlanta, Georgia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi is overthrown after the National Transitional Council forces take control of Bab al-Azizia compound during the 2011 Libyan Civil War.

Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader Muammar Gaddafi
Libyan Revolutionary and Authoritarian Leader
Muammar Gaddafi

2011 Highlights

About August 23, 2011

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo