August 24-National Days, Birthday and Important Past Events

August 24 2023 is Thursday. Holidays & Observances, National and Special Days, Major Past Events, Zodiac Sign, Birthday of Celebrity & famous personalities on this date

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
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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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