August 24th: What is special about this date?

August 24th marks the 236th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 237th in case of leap years). There are 129 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on August 24th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to August 24th and what happened on August 24th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about August 24th.


August 24th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On August 24th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Rupert Grint
    Rupert Grint (1988)

    Rupert grint is a british actor best known for his role as ron weasley in the harry potter film series.

  • Dave Chappelle
    Dave Chappelle (1973)

    Dave chappelle is an american comedian and actor known for his stand-up comedy and the chappelle's show.

  • Chad Michael Murray
    Chad Michael Murray (1981)

    Chad michael murray is an american actor and former fashion model, best known for his roles in the television series one tree hill and the...

  • Paulo Coelho
    Paulo Coelho (1947)

    Brazilian esoteric author.

  • Stephen Fry
    Stephen Fry (1957)

    British actor, comedian, and writer known for his wit and humor.

  • Martha Higareda
    Martha Higareda (1983)

    Martha higareda is a mexican actress known for her roles in popular films and tv shows such as 'altered carbon' and 'no manches frida'.

  • Anne Archer
    Anne Archer (1947)

    American actress.

  • Marlee Matlin
    Marlee Matlin (1965)

    American actress, winner of the oscar for best actress in 1985's "children of a lesser god" her film credits include "the man in the golden...

  • Pia Degermark
    Pia Degermark (1949)

    Swedish actress.

  • Takashi Miike
    Takashi Miike (1960)

    Japanese screenwriter and producer of japanese actors.

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August 24th: who died on this date?

On August 24th the following celebrities died:

  • Richard Attenborough
    Richard Attenborough (2014)

    English actor, director, producer, and entrepreneur.

  • Julie Harris
    Julie Harris (2013)

    American actress who rose to fame on the stage in 1945.

  • Louis Prima
    Louis Prima (1978)

    American actor and trumpet player (d. 1978).

  • Jane Greer
    Jane Greer (2001)

    American singer and actress (d. 2001).

  • Jay Thomas
    Jay Thomas (2017)

    American actor, comedian, and radio talk show host (b. 1948).

  • Amanda Randolph
    Amanda Randolph (1967)

    Actress (danny thomas amos n andy), is killed at 65.

  • Charlie Watts (2021)

    Charlie watts is a renowned drummer best known for being a member of the legendary rock band the rolling stones.

  • Sakae Mutsu (1897)

    Japanese statesman and diplomat.

  • Delancey (1777)

    Prominent loyalist during the American Revolution.

  • Muriel Siebert (2013)

    Muriel Siebert was the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and founded the securities firm Muriel Siebert & Co.

  • See all famous people who died on August 24th


August 24th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On August 24th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Virgo according to the Western Zodiac.

Virgo zodiac sign

August 24th: what is special about the Virgo sign?

The Virgo sign encompasses people born between August 23rd and September 22nd.

You can discover Virgo's personality traits and attitude and Virgo's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Virgo born in August discover why August born are so special.


August 24th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on August 24th in history:

  • Aug 24, 1904: 24th US Mens Tennis: Holcombe Ward beats William Clothier
  • Aug 24, 1919: Cleveland pitcher Ray Caldwell is flattened by a bolt of lightning
  • Aug 24, 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.
  • Aug 24, 1943: Philadelphia Athletics drop AL record tying 20th game in a row, win the 2nd game
  • Aug 24, 1948: The first meeting of the charter members of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) is held.
  • Aug 24, 1960: 60 people die when bus plunges off bridge into Turvo River, Brazil.
  • Aug 24, 1975: Davey Lopes steals his 38th consecutive base, then thrown out stealing
  • Aug 24, 1983: Cin Red Pete Rose ends consecutive games played streak at 745
  • Aug 24, 1986: Juli Inkster wins Atlantic City LPGA Golf Classic
  • Aug 24, 1987: Announcement of possible Martian tornadoes.
  • Aug 24, 1990: 3,500 peacekeepers arrive in Liberia
  • Aug 24, 2006: 2006 Israel-Lebanon conflict:

What day of the year is August 24th?

August 24th marks the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 237th in case of leap years).

There are 129 days remaining until the end of the year.

August 24th is the 24th day of the month of August.