August 24 2023 is Thursday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date
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Holidays, Observances of Special Day & National Day on August 24
Find out about important past events, festivals, funny, weird, national days, special days & Holidays happening around the world in different countries on this day
- 236th day of the Gregorian Calendar
- Western Zodiac- Virgo
- Kobe Bryant Day
- National Waffle Day
- Vesuvius Day
- International Strange Music Day
- National Peach Pie Day
- National Knife Day
- Pluto Demoted Day
- Birthday of the Governor of Malacca- Malaysia
- Flag Day- Liberia
- National Parks Day- Costa Rica
Past events and historical events on August 24
- 2011-Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple Inc.
- 2009-About 200 children are killed and around 900 are hospitalized due to the disease, Japanese encephalitis in Uttar Pradesh, India.
- 2006-Pluto is Declassified as a Planet by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).
- 1991-The Eastern European country Ukraine gains its independence from the Soviet Union.
- 1949-North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is Established.
- 1910-ITC Limited purchased India’s third largest tobacco company in Kolkata.
- 1869-The Waffle Iron is Patented in the United States.
- 1814-The British Burn Down Washington.
- 1600-The first ship of the East India Company, Hector, reached the coast of Surat.
Famous Personalities & Celebrities Birthday on August 24
Famous Celebrities birthdays on 24th August–Ava DuVernay, Aditi Sharma, Cal Ripken Jr., Dave Chappelle, Kevin Dunn, Marlee Matlin, Reggie Miller, Rupert Grint and more.
- 1985 Shanthanu Bhagyaraj- Indian actor
- 1984 Aditi Sharma- Indian actress
- 1957 Stephen Fry-English comedian, actor, journalist, author
- 1945 Vince McMahon-American wrestler, promoter, producer, actor
- 1929 Yasser Arafat-Palestinian engineer, politician
- 1908-Shivaram Rajguru -Indian revolutionist
- 1899 Jorge Luis Borges-Argentine writer
- 1759 William Wilberforce-English politician, philanthropist
FAQ / People Also
1. Which Day is 24th August 2023?
- 24th August is Thursday
- 236th day of the Gregorian calendar
- Western Zodiac- Virgo
2. Special Day on August 24?
- National Knife Day is celebrated on August 24 to appreciate the knives that we use on a daily basis. It is the humankind’s very first tools. Firstly Knives have been made of bone, stone, and flint, and now, they are made using titanium, bronze, iron, and steel.
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