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On This Day In History for August 24, 2022
This is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 129 days remaining in 2022.
- It was on this date in 394, that The Graffito of Esmet-Akhom, the latest known inscription in Egyptian hieroglyphs, was written.
- Also on August 24, 1909, Workers started pouring concrete for the Panama Canal
- 90 years ago today, Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly across the United States non-stop (from Los Angeles to Newark, New Jersey)
- August 24, 1995, Microsoft Windows 95 was released to the public in North America
- 24 years ago today, the first radio-frequency identification (RFID) human implantation was tested in the United Kingdom
- August 24, 2006, The International Astronomical Union (IAU) redefined the term “planet” such that Pluto is now considered a dwarf planet
Happy birthday goes out on this date to:
- Danish horticulturist and astronomer, Sophia Brahe, born on this date in 1556.
- Born August 24, 1862, American geographer and geologist Zonia Baber.
- Valentine Baker, Welsh co-founder of the Martin-Baker Aircraft Company was born on that same date in 1888.
- Born August 24, 1936, American physicist and academic Arthur B. C. Walker Jr..
- American engineer, and astronaut, Gregory Jarvis was born 78 years ago today.
- American actor and producer, Steve Guttenberg is 64 today.
- American video game designer, programmer, producer and business executive, Mark Cerny, born on this date in 1964.
- Also born on that same date in 1973, American comedian, actor, producer and screenwriter, Dave Chappelle.
- 24 – Kira Fiore (Krazy Joe & Christine’s daughter)
- 25 – David “Grizzly” Smith from Grizzly’s Growls podcasts
- 27 – Chuck’s forgotten iPod
- 30 – Maximilian Björsten, Stockholm Sweden
And that’s the way it was, on this day in history for August 24, 2022
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