This was 236th day of the year and 129 days remained in the year.
August 24 in History
The North Atlantic Treaty went into effect.
Pete Rose was banned from baseball for gambling.
Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as the general secretary of the Communist Party after a failed coup attempt against him.
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