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About August 23rd, 1906, in brief:

  • Historical events: Chicago White Sox win 19th straight, beating Washingston Senators
  • Day of the week: August 23rd, 1906 was a Thursday
  • Zodiac Sign: Virgo (in western zodiac), Horse (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: River Phoenix, Kobe Bryant
  • Moon Phase: New Moon
  • #1 US song: You're a Grand Old Flag by Arthur Pryor's Band
  • Popular movie: Lika mot lika directed by Knut Lambert

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What day of the week was August 23, 1906?

August 23, 1906 was a Thursday and it was the 235th day of the year 1906 in the Gregorian calendar.

August 23, 1906 can also be written as 8/23/1906 in the US and as 23/8/1906 in UK and Europe.

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August 23, 1906: What happened on that day?

Here's what happened on August 23, 1906:

  • Chicago white sox win 19th straight, beating washingston senators
  • Unable to control a rebellion cuban president tomás estrada palma requests united states intervention. the subsequent provisional occupation administration lasts until 1909.

August 23, 1906: What were the magazines covers that day?

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August 23, 1906: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for August 23rd is Virgo.

Virgo is the 6th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between August 23rd and September 22nd belong to the Virgo sign: discover Virgo personality and who should a Virgo marry.

Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo.

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August 23, 1906: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for August 23, 1906 is Horse and the associated element is Fire.

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August 23, 1906: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on August 23, 1906 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on August 23, 1906 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on August 23, 1906 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 28% full, rising at 08:55 am and setting at 09:36 pm.

The previous full moon was on Aug 04, 1906 while the next full moon would come on Sep 02, 1906.

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Who was born on August 23, 1906?

Famous people born on August 23, 1906:

  • Harriet Parsons

    Louella parsons, columnist's daughter, is an american film producer and well-known family.

  • Zoltan Sarosy

    Hungarian-canadian chess master (d. 2017).

  • Charles Biederman
  • Luis Ortiz Monasterio
  • Kurts Ansons
  • Haydée Tamzali
  • Riccardo Fedel

Whose famous birthday is on August 23rd?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on August 23rd:

  • River Phoenix
    River Phoenix

    River Phoenix was a talented actor known for his roles in films like 'Stand by Me' and 'My Own Private Idaho.

  • Kobe Bryant
    Kobe Bryant

    Bryant, an american basketball star and athlete for the los angeles lakers, was accused of rape on 23 march 2003.

  • Gene Kelly
    Gene Kelly

    American actor/dancer ("singing in the rain") dies at the age of 83.

  • Barbara Eden
    Barbara Eden

    American actress, perhaps most well-known for her role in "i dream of jeannie", a sitcom that aired on american tv between 1965-1970.

  • Rita Pavone
    Rita Pavone

    Rita pavone is an italian actress and singer known for her successful music career in the 1960s and her energetic stage presence.

  • Rick Springfield
    Rick Springfield

    An australian singer who was a teen idol, became a soap star and went on to become a platinum-selling rocker.

  • Shelley Long
    Shelley Long

    American comedian, actress, hostess and talk show hostess.

  • Jay Mohr
    Jay Mohr

    American comedian, actor, and radio host.

  • Vera Miles
    Vera Miles

    American actress and model miss kansas 1948.

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How old is someone born on August 23, 1906?

Someone born on August 23, 1906 is:

117 years 8 months old,

or 1412 months and 26 days old,

or 6143 weeks and 3 days old,

or 43004 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on August 23, 1906?

There are 96 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Friday August 23rd 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on August 23, 1906?

You belong to the Interbellum Generation if you were born on August 23, 1906.


August 23, 1906: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on August 23, 1906:

  • Michele Torraca

What famous deaths happened on August 23rd?

Famous deaths on August 23rd:

  • Rudolph Valentino
    Rudolph Valentino

    Rudolph valentino was an italian-born american actor known for his roles in silent films, particularly for his role in 'the sheik'.

  • Lori Nelson
    Lori Nelson

    Lori Nelson was an American actress who appeared in films and TV shows during the 1950s and 1960s.

  • Kathleen Freeman
    Kathleen Freeman

    Chicago, illinois -- actress (beverly hillbillies).

  • Brock Peters
    Brock Peters

    Nyc, new york -- actor / singer (carmen jones and to kill a mockingbird).

  • Adaria

    Renowned painter known for her abstract works.

  • Maebel Normand

    Maebel Normand was an American silent film actress, comedian, screenwriter and producer who appeared in over 200 films.

  • Kinser

    Renowned racecar driver known for his success in sprint car racing.

  • John Kendrew

    British biochemist, who discovered the three-dimensional structure and function of myoglobin (the muscle protein that stores oxygen in the...

  • Essica Mitford

    Essica Mitford was a British author and political activist known for her satirical memoirs and critiques of the British upper class.

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August 23, 1906: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

Holidays on August 23, 1906:

  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia

Observances on August 23, 1906:

  • International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition [UNESCO]
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August 23, 1906: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on August 23, 1906 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week August 20th and August 26th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).

August 23, 1906: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on August 23, 1906 was You're a Grand Old Flag by Arthur Pryor's Band, according to the music chart for the week August 20th and August 26th.

August 23, 1906: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on August 23, 1906 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week August 20th and August 26th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - You're a Grand Old Flag
  2. - Bashful Henry and His Lovin' Lucy
  3. - By the Light of the Honeymoon
  4. - Pretty Desdamone

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August 23, 1906: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on August 23, 1906 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Lika mot lika

Lika mot lika

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Knut Lambert

Starring: Knut Lambert, Helfrid Lambert, Tollie Zellman

Country: United States of America

Target Practice

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Richmond Riedel

Waiting at the Church

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter

Starring: Vesta Victoria

Lady Audley's Secret

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Betsan Morris Evans

Three American Beauties

Release year: 1906

Directed by: Edwin S. Porter


Who was the US President on August 23, 1906?

On August 23, 1906 the US President was Theodore Roosevelt (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 23, 1906?

On August 23, 1906 the UK Prime Minister was Sir Henry Campbell-Bannerman (Liberal).

Who was the Pope on August 23, 1906?

On August 23, 1906 the Pope was Pius X.


What is special about August 23rd?

August 23rd refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 23rd day of the month of August. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on August 23rd, such as:

  • 2018 - China-united states trade dispute: the united states imposes 25% tariffs on $16 billion in chinese goods. china responds immediately with its own equivalent tariffs
  • 2017 - Saudi arabian-led intervention is in yemen: at most 35 people were killed in an attack on a hotel located near a houthi checkpoint north of sanaa.
  • 2016 - Boko haram insurgency. nigeria's air force killed senior militants and possibly left their leader abubakar shekau dead.

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What happened in 1906?

1906 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Strongest instrumentally recorded earthquake, Colombia, 8.6 Richter
  • WK Kellogg and Ch Bolin found Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company
  • Belgian-British Union Minstry of Haut-Katanga begins

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What was the calendar for August 1906?

August 1906 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with August being the 8th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how August 1906 calendar looked like.

Thursday August 23, 1906