DateNameLocation / Topic
Saturday, Sep 24
Our Lady of Las Mercedes Our Lady of Las Mercedes
Saturday, Sep 24
Constitutional Day Constitutional Day
Saturday, Sep 24
Republic Day Republic Day
Saturday, Sep 24
Independence Day (National Day) Independence Day (National Day)
Saturday, Sep 24
Armed Forces Day Armed Forces Day
Saturday, Sep 24
Heritage Day Heritage Day
Saturday, Sep 24
Anniversary of the failed attack on Lomé Anniversary of the failed attack on Lomé
Saturday, Sep 24
National Cherries Jubilee Day National Cherries Jubilee Day
Saturday, Sep 24
National Punctuation Day National Punctuation Day
Saturday, Sep 24
Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving
Saturday, Sep 24
Innergize Day Innergize Day
Saturday, Sep 24
National Public Lands Day National Public Lands Day
Saturday, Sep 24
National Singles Day National Singles Day
Saturday, Sep 24
National Seat Check Saturday National Seat Check Saturday
Saturday, Sep 24
National Hunting and Fishing Day National Hunting and Fishing Day
Saturday, Sep 24
National Family Health and Fitness Day USA National Family Health and Fitness Day USA
Saturday, Sep 24
National Ghost Hunting Day National Ghost Hunting Day
Saturday, Sep 24
Save Your Photos Day Save Your Photos Day
Saturday, Sep 24
New Caledonia Day New Caledonia Day
Saturday, Sep 24
Saint Rupert's Day Saint Rupert's Day
Saturday, Sep 24
International Lace Day International Lace Day
Saturday, Sep 24
World Bollywood Day World Bollywood Day
Saturday, Sep 24
International Rabbit Day International Rabbit Day
Saturday, Sep 24
Bluebird Of Happiness Day Bluebird Of Happiness Day
Saturday, Sep 24
Lash Stylists’ Day Lash Stylists’ Day
Saturday, Sep 24
National Fitness Day National Fitness Day

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.