• Time Zone: (EDT), GMT-04:00
• Time Zone ID: America/New_York
• Day numbers: 236
• Week number: 34
• Leap year: 2023 is not a leap year
• Daylight Saving Time: Yes
Sunrise, Sunset Times for Aug 24th 2023
• Sunrise time: 06:31 am
• Sunset time: 07:56 pm
• Day length: 13h 24m
• Source: suntoday.org
Moon Phase for Aug 24th 2023
• Moon Phase: First Quarter - 05:58 am
• Illumination: 55%
• Moon Age: 7.95 day(s)
• Source: mooninfo.org
Holidays and National Days for August 24th 2023
August 24 in History
In South America, Gonzalo Pizarro returns to the mouth of the Amazon River after having sailed the length of the great river as far as the Andes Mountains.
Some 50,000 people are put to death in the ‘Massacre of St. Bartholomew’ as Charles IX of France attempts to rid the country of Huguenots.
King Louis XVI abolishes torture as a means to get suspects to confess.
British troops under General Robert Ross capture Washington, D.C., which they set on fire in retaliation for the American burning of the parliament building in York (Toronto), the capital of Upper Canada.
Charlotte Bronte, using the pseudonym Currer Bell, sends a manuscript of Jane Eyre to her publisher in London.
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