How long until August 24, 2020 ?
There are 260 days until August 24, 2020
Famous birthdays of August 24
- (2011) David Lucca: Family Member.
- (2005) Poet Goldberg: American child of noted family, actress...
- (2003) Alexandre Coste Grimaldi
- (2003) Aaron Lockhart: American child of noted parents, his...
- (2003) Alexandre Coste: French child of noted family, his father...
Holidays and feasts of August 24
- Liberia: Flag Day
- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Bartholomew
- Roman festivals - first of the 3 days on which the mundus was opened
- Ukraine: National Holiday, independence from Russia (1991)
- Sierra Leone: President's Birthday
Facts of August 24
- (2006) Syria threatens to shut its border with Lebanon. (Al Jazeera)
- (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.
- (2006) The Kyodo News Agency reports that there is activity at a North Korean nuclear testing site. (Kyodo News Agency via Fox News: Video)
- (2015) 2015 World Championships in Athletics: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce narrowly defeats Dafne Schippers in the Women's 100 metres finals in Beijing. (BBC)Kenya moves into first place on the leaderboard with gold medals earned today by Vivian Cheruiyot (in 10,000 metres) and Ezekiel Kemboi (in 3000 metres steeplechase). (The Star), (The Star)
- (2016) 2016 Central Italy earthquake: A 6.2 magnitude earthquake occurs in central Italy near the city of Perugia. The mayor of the town of Amatrice reports that residents are buried under rubble. (The Telegraph) (USGS) (AP via San Diego Union Tribune)At least 159 people have been reported dead. (BBC News), (ANSA)
August 24 over the years: how did the world look like on August 24 in the past 120 years ?
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