August 24th holidays

August 24 is the 236th day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day, the printing of the Gutenberg Bible was completed, Thomas Edison patented the motion picture camera, and Ukraine declared itself independent from the Soviet Union. Famous birthdays include Dave Chappelle, Chad Michael Murray, and Rupert Grint. August 24 also marks National Waffle Day.

We have 8 holidays listed for August 24.


National Waffle Day

Pass the syrup! We’ll welcome any occasion to indulge in this iconic international treat.


International Strange Music Day

Listen to a genre of music or an artist that you’d usually not consider.


Kobe Bryant Day

Kobe Bryant was more than a basketball player; he was an inspiration and a cultural icon.


National Knife Day

Sharpen your knives and get ready to show off your chopping skills.


National Peach Pie Day

Get ready to help yourself to a generous serving of peach pie


Pluto Demoted Day

After nearly 80 years as an official planet, Pluto was demoted down to a dwarf planet.


Vesuvius Day

Today commemorates the fateful day when Mount Vesuvius erupted in the city of Pompeii.


William Wilberforce Day

William Wilberforce led the anti-slavery movement in Great Britain. Let’s learn more about this extraordinary man.