August 24th

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The August 24 is the 236th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 237th in leap years ), thus remain 129 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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8th 9 10 11 12 13 14th
15th 16 17th 18th 19th 20th 21st
22nd 23 24 25th 26th 27 28
29 30th 31

Events

Politics and world events

1572: Bartholomew's Night
1581: Siege of Pskov
1704: Battle of Velez-Málaga
1814: conquest of Washington
1929: After the Hebron massacre
1989: Tadeusz Mazowiecki

economy

science and technology

Culture

society

  • 2012 : The Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik is declared sane by the Oslo District Court, contrary to the prosecutor's request, and sentenced to 21 years in prison with subsequent preventive detention for the murder of 77 people .

Disasters

The eruption in 79
1848: The
Ocean Monarch fire
1921: The wreck of R38

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

nature and environment

Sports

1610: Schesaplana
Closing ceremony in the Beijing National Stadium

Entries of athletics world records can be found under the respective discipline under athletics .

Born

Before the 16th century

16th and 17th centuries

Sophie Brahe (* 1559)

18th century

19th century

20th century

1901-1925

1926-1950

Yasser Arafat
(* 1929)
Sauli Niinistö
(* 1948)

1951-1975

Theresia Fröwis (* 1956)
Steve Guttenberg (* 1958)
Takashi Miike (* 1960)
Mary Ellen Weber (* 1962)
Yrsa Sigurðardóttir (* 1963)
Zhang Xin (born 1965)
James Toney (* 1968)
Inge de Bruijn (* 1973)

1976-2000

Robert Enke (* 1977)

Died

Before the 16th century

Pliny the Elder († 79)
Gaspard de Coligny († 1572)

16th to 18th century

19th century

Henri d'Artois († 1883)

20th century

1901-1950

Friedrich Naumann († 1919)

1951-2000

21st century

Holidays and memorial days

  • Church memorial days
    • St. Bartholomew , apostle, martyr and patron saint (Anglican, Protestant, Catholic)

The list of days of remembrance and action contains further entries .


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