On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 686 AD

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Martel, Frankish leader and general (Battle of Tours), grandfather of Charlemagne, born in Herstal, Belgium (d. 741)
List of Years

About August 23, 686 AD

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 1335 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - B.J. Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: Two Little Boys - Rolf Harris