August, 24

August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (237th if leap year). It 129 days before the end of the year.


There is no celebration for this day!


Pluto is no longer considered a planet

(August, 24 2006)
In general meeting in Prague for its 26th congress, the International Astronomical Union decided that Pluto will no longer be considered a planet in the solar system. The star is now ranked as the appellation of "dwarf planet", a new class of solar system bodies, although distinct from the eight ...

Release of Windows 95

(August, 24 1995)
Worldwide leader in software, the company released Windows 95 Microsot in style. MS-DOS and Windows are now linked.The system is only for 32bit processors.

The first bomb French H

(August, 24 1968)
France became the fifth nuclear power in the world. The H-bomb (thermonuclear or hydrogen bomb) exploded 600 meters above Fangataufa Atoll in the Pacific. Its power is equal to 170 times that of Hiroshima.

Massacre of St. Bartholomew

(August, 24 1572)
Many political and religious factors (tensions between the military and civilians in the French nobility and between Catholics and Protestants) will contribute to the most tragic events of the war of religions. The massacre of Protestants began the day of St. Bartholomew will 3000 victims in the ...


There is no saying for this day!


Sign of the Zodiac: 2th day of the astrological sign of Virgo.