Learn about the most intriguing events and historical facts that occurred on August 23 throughout history. The 235th day of the Gregorian calendar is August 23. On this day, Napolean I of France left Egypt to head back to France, Japan declared WWI on Germany, and the first flight of the Lockheed C-130 happened.
August 23 is under the sign of Virgo. Kobe Bryant, Jared Fogle, and River Phoenix all have famous birthdays. Cheap Flight Day, Health Unit Coordinators Day, and National Sponge Cake Day all fall on August 23.
(August 23, 1991)