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Saturday August 24, 2019

August 24: Day of the Week

August 24, 2019 is the 236th day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 129 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.

If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Doyōbi.

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Here’s the August calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.

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Zodiac & Birthstone

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

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August 24 Historical Event(s)

  • 1349
    Six thousand Jews are killed in Mainz after being blamed for the bubonic plague.
  • 1831
    Charles Darwin is asked to travel on HMS Beagle.
  • 1929
    Second day of two-day Hebron massacre during the 1929 Palestine riots: Arab attacks on the Jewish community in Hebron in the British Mandate of Palestine, result in the death of 65-68 Jews and the remaining Jews being forced to leave the city.
  • 1933
    The Crescent Limited train derails in Washington, D.C., after the bridge it is crossing is washed out by the 1933 Chesapeake–Potomac hurricane.
  • 1937
    In the Spanish Civil War, the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement.
  • 1941
    Adolf Hitler orders the cessation of Nazi Germany’s systematic T4 euthanasia program of the mentally ill and the handicapped due to protests, although killings continue for the remainder of the war.
  • 1944
    World War II: Allied troops begin the attack on Paris.
  • 1981
    Mark David Chapman is sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for murdering John Lennon.
  • 1991
    Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
  • 1994
    Initial accord between Israel and the PLO about partial self-rule of the Palestinians on the West Bank.

Who were born on August 24?

  • 1358
    King John I of Castile (d. 1390)
  • 1759
    William Wilberforce, English abolitionist (d. 1833)
  • 1772
    King William I of the Netherlands (d. 1840)
  • 1945
    Vince McMahon, American professional wrestling promoter
  • 1948
    Jean-Michel Jarre, French musician
  • 1950
    Tim White, American anthropologist
  • 1952
    Peter Vogel, German footballer
  • 1960
    Cal Ripken, Jr., American baseball player
  • 1973
    Grey DeLisle, voice actress
  • 1977
    Denílson, Brazilian footballer

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