On This Day 23 August

Important Days

International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition

Important Events

Birth/Birth Anniversary

1852 – Radha Gobinda Kar, Indian physician and philanthropist (d. 1918)

1872 – Tanguturi Prakasam, Indian lawyer and politician, 1st Chief Minister of Andhra (d. 1957)

Death/ Death Anniversary

2015 – Enrique Reneau, Honduran footballer (b. 1971)


2015 – Paul Royle, Australian lieutenant and pilot (b. 1914)


2016 – Steven Hill, American actor (b. 1922)

Law and Order (NBC) Season 10, 1999-2000 Shown: Steven Hill


2019 – David Koch, American engineer, businessman, and philanthropist (b. 1940)