23 August is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years). There are 130 days remaining until the end of the year.
- 1994: Lord Voldemort and Peter Pettigrew take up residence at the Riddle House. Voldemort kills Frank Bryce. Harry Potter sees this in a dream, and his scar burns.
Behind the scenes
- 1961: Alexandre Desplat, composer for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2, is born.
- 1986: Neil Cicierega, creator of the Potter Puppet Pals, is born.