August 24th (2014) was a Sunday. It's the 236th day of the year (237th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 129 days left to the end of the year.
Historical Events for 24th August, 2014
» A 6.0 magnitude 2014 South Napa earthquake called earthquake strikes Napa, California, in the northern San Francisco Bay area, It was the largest earthquake to strike northern California since the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake.
August 24th Famous Deaths for 2014
» Richard Attenborough, English actor, director, producer, and politician (b. 1923)
» Antônio Ermírio de Moraes, Brazilian businessman (b. 1928)
» Aldo Donati (singer) known as Aldo Donati, Italian singer-songwriter (b. 1947)
» Leonid Stadnyk, Ukrainian giant (b. 1970)
August 24th Holidays in History
» Christian Feast Day:
» Abban of Ireland
» Aurea of Ostia
» Bartholomew (Roman Catholic, Anglican)
» August 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
» Earliest date on which Notting Hill Carnival can fall, while August 31 is the latest; celebrated on the last Monday in August and the day before. (Notting Hill)
» Public holidays in Liberia or Flag Day (Liberia)