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.
Pluto Demoted Day
After nearly 80 years as an official planet, Pluto was demoted down to a dwarf planet.
Today commemorates the fateful day when Mount Vesuvius erupted in the city of Pompeii.