On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 2018

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tenor Plácido Domingo sings his 150th opera role in Bizet’s “The Pearl Fishers” at the Salzburg Festival, Austria

Opera Singer and Conductor Plácido Domingo
Opera Singer and Conductor
Plácido Domingo
Composer Georges Bizet
Georges Bizet

Famous Deaths

  • George Theophilus Walker, African-American pianist, composer and teacher (Lilacs; In Praise Of Folly), dies at 96
2018 Highlights

About August 23, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 3 years, 1 month and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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