September 24 holidays in 2021

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Heritage Day
South africa Public Holiday
National Cherries Jubilee Day
- Weird
National Punctuation Day
- Weird
Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving
- Weird
National BRAVE DAY
- Weird

Historical Events on September 24

  • 1780: When British Major John André is arrested for espionage, exposing Benedict Arnold’s plot to surrender West Point, Arnold flees behind British Army Lines.
  • 1789: The U.S Congress passes the Judiciary Act. This act created the federal judiciary system and orders the composition of the Supreme Court.
  • 1841: Sarawak is ceded to the United Kingdom by the Sultan of Brunei.
  • 1906: United States’ President Theodore Roosevelt makes Devil’s Tower in Wyoming the country’s first National Monument.
  • 1914: During WWI, the Siege of Przemysl starts.
  • 1948: Japanese automaker the Honda Motor Company is founded on this day.
  • 1957: President Dwight D. Eisenhower sends the 101st Airborne Division to Little Rock, Arkansas to enforce desegregation.
  • 1960: The world’s first nuclear aircraft carrier – the USS Enterprise – is launched on this day.
  • 1968: CBS debuts the news program 60 Minutes.
  • 1979: The first consumer Internet service, CompuServe, is launched on this day.
  • 1996: 71 nations sign off on the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty at the U.N.
  • 2005: Hurrican Rita devastates portions of Southwestern Louisiana and Southeastern Texas.

Famous Birthdays on September 24

  • American captain, politician and jurist John Marshall was born in 1755.
  • French sculptor and educator Antoine-Louis Barye was born in 1796.
  • Estonian philologist and author Nikolai Anderson was born in 1845.
  • American businessman and politician Eugune Foss was born in 1858.
  • French chemist and engineer Georges Claude was born in 1870.
  • Swiss poet and author Charles-Ferdinand Ramus was born in 1878.
  • French cyclist Gustave Garrigou was born in 1884.
  • American novelists and short story writer F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in 1896.
  • English author and journalist Brian Glanville was born in 1931.
  • English race car driver Mike Parkes was born in 1931.
  • American drummer Mel Taylor was born in 1933.
  • American actress Megan Ward was born in 1969.
  • English drummer Peter Salisbury is born in 1971.
  • English actress Kate Fleetwood is born in 1972.

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