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Wednesday August 24, 2022

August 24: Day of the Week

August 24, 2022 is the 236th day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 129 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mercredi.

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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)

  • 1391
    Jews are massacred in Palma de Mallorca.
  • 1561
    Willem of Orange marries duchess Anna of Saxony.
  • 1682
    William Penn receives the area that is now the state of Delaware, and adds it to his colony of Pennsylvania.
  • 1816
    The Treaty of St. Louis is signed in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • 1902
    A statue of Joan of Arc is unveiled in Saint-Pierre-le-Moûtier.
  • 1914
    World War I: German troops capture Namur.
  • 1937
    In the Spanish Civil War, the Basque Army surrenders to the Italian Corpo Truppe Volontarie following the Santoña Agreement.
  • 1963
    Buddhist crisis: As a result of the Xa Loi Pagoda raids, the US State Department cables the US Embassy in Saigon to encourage Army of the Republic of Vietnam generals to launch a coup against President Ngo Dinh Diem if he did not remove his brother Ngo Dinh Nhu.
  • 1967
    Led by Abbie Hoffman, the Youth International Party temporarily disrupts trading at the NYSE by throwing dollar bills from the viewing gallery, causing trading to cease as brokers scramble to grab them.
  • 1998
    First RFID human implantation tested in the United Kingdom.

Who were born on August 24?

  • 1113
    Geoffrey of Anjou, Count of Anjou (d. 1151)
  • 1358
    King John I of Castile (d. 1390)
  • 1591
    Robert Herrick, English poet (d. 1674)
  • 1872
    Max Beerbohm, British caricaturist (d. 1956)
  • 1960
    Cal Ripken, Jr., American baseball player
  • 1960
    Takashi Miike, Japanese filmmaker
  • 1973
    Andrew Brunette, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1973
    Dave Chappelle, American actor and Comedian
  • 1973
    Inge de Bruijn, Dutch swimmer
  • 1981
    Jiro Wang, Taiwanese singer, actor, model

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