September 24 holidays in 2017

Holiday nameHoliday locationHoliday type
Fast of Gedaliah
- Jewish
Republic Day
Trinidad and tobago Public Holiday
Tzom Gedaliah
Israel Observance, Hebrew
Constitutional Day
Cambodia Public Holiday
Independence Day (National Day)
Guinea-bissau Public Holiday
Armed Forces Day
Peru Observance
Our Lady of Las Mercedes
Dominican republic National Holiday
Anniversary of the failed attack on Lomé
Togo Public Holiday
Gold Star Mother's Day
United states Observance
Heritage Day
South africa Public Holiday
European Heritage Days
Austria Observance
Punctuation Day
- Weird

Historical Events

  • 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

  • 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.