On This Day: August 24th
This is 236th day of the year and 129 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—23 Av 5779
- Chinese calendar—the 24th day of the 7th month of 4717 (Ji Hai)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Steve Guttenbergactor, producer
Jorge Luis Borgespoet and critic
Theodore Parkertheologian and social reformer
William Wilberforcepolitician and humanitarian
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.