September 24 holidays in 2023

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Our Lady of Las Mercedes Dominican Republic National Holiday
Constitutional Day Cambodia Public Holiday
Republic Day Trinidad and Tobago Public Holiday
Independence Day (National Day) Guinea-Bissau Public Holiday
Armed Forces Day Peru Observance
Heritage Day South Africa Public Holiday
Anniversary of the failed attack on Lomé Togo Public Holiday
National Cherries Jubilee Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Punctuation Day - Unofficial (Education & Reading)
Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving - Unofficial (Culture & History)
Innergize Day - Unofficial (Activity & Action, Health & Body)
Gold Star Mother's Day United States Observance
Yom Kippur Eve Argentina Hebrew
New Caledonia Day New Caledonia Public Holiday
Erev Yom Kippur Israel Observance, Hebrew
Saint Rupert's Day Austria (Salzburg) State Holiday

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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