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August 24 is the 236th day of the year (237th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 129 days remaining until the end of the year.

Events

Up to 1900

1901 – 2000

From 2001

Births

Up to 1900

1901 – 1950

1951 – 1975

From 1976

Deaths

Up to 1900

  • 79Pliny the Elder, Roman writer and naturalist (b. 23)
  • 1042 – Michael V, Byzantine Emperor (b. 1015)
  • 1103 – King Magnus III of Norway (b. 1073)
  • 1217 – Eustace the Monk, French mercenary and pirate
  • 1313 - Henry VII, Holy Roman Emperor (b. 1278)
  • 1540 – Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola, Italian painter (b. 1503)
  • 1542 – Gasparo Contarini, Italian diplomat and cardinal (b. 1483)
  • 1572 – Victims of the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre:
    • Gaspard de Coligny, French Huguenot leader (b. 1519)
    • Pierre de la Ramée, French humanist (b. 1515)
    • Charles de Téligny, French Huguenot soldier
  • 1595 – Thomas Digges, English astronomer (b. 1546)
  • 1617 - Rose of Lima, Peruvian saint (b. 1586)
  • 1647 – Nicholas Stone, English sculptor and architect (b. 1586)
  • 1664 – Maria Cunitz, Silesian astronomer
  • 1679 – Jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz, French churchman and agitator (b. 1614)
  • 1680 – Thomas Blood, Irish-born thief of the British crown jewels (b. 1618)
  • 1683 – John Owen, English non-conformist theologian (b. 1616)
  • 1759 – Ewald Christian von Kleist, German poet (b. 1715)
  • 1779 – Kosmas Aitolos, Greek Orthodox martyr (b. 1714)
  • 1831 – August von Gneisenau, Prussian field marshal (b. 1760)
  • 1832 – Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, French mathematician (b. 1796)
  • 1841 – Theodore Edward Hook, English writer (b. 1788)
  • 1856 - William Buckland, English geologist (b. 1784)
  • 1883 - Henri, Count of Chambord, claimant to the French throne (b. 1820)
  • 1888 – Rudolf Clausius, German physicist (b. 1822)
  • 1897 - Mutsu Munemitsu, Japanese politician (b. 1844)

1901 – 2000

From 2001

Observances

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