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 16 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.
Melaka Governor's Birthday
Today is a public holiday to celebrate the officeholder’s birthday — it’s Melaka Governor’s Birthday.
National Emory Day
Though Emory is a gender-neutral name, parents are more likely to name their boys Emory than girls.
National Flag Day in Liberia
It’s not just a flag, it’s proof of independence, courage, and moral excellence.
National SKAM Artist Day
Today is all about celebrating the original SKAM artist himself, Sujit Kundu.
Pluto Demoted Day
After nearly 80 years as an official planet, Pluto was demoted down to a dwarf planet.
St Bartholomew History
Learn about the life and teaching of St. Bartholomew and his importance.
Ukraine Independence Day
Let’s wave the blue and yellow flag of Ukraine together and celebrate this day with pride.
Today commemorates the fateful day when Mount Vesuvius erupted in the city of Pompeii.