On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 2018

Day of the Week: Thursday

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

Composer Georges Bizet
Georges Bizet

Famous Deaths

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