What happened this day in history August 24, 1954

What are the important events that happened on August 24, 1954? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

August 24, 1954: Facts & Myths About This Day

August 24, 1954 is the 236th day of the year 1954 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 129 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 11, 1954 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectatriacontahexagon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $1,078.75. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Peridot is the modern birthstone for this month. Diamond is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Horse is the mythical animal and Wood is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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August 24, 1954 Historical Events

  • 1954
    Getúlio Dornelles Vargas, president of Brazil, commits suicide and is succeeded by João Café Filho.
  • 1954
    The Communist Control Act goes into effect. The American Communist Party is outlawed.

Who were born on August 24, 1954?

  • 1954
    Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954
    Philippe Cataldo, French singer

Who died on August 24, 1954?

  • 1954
    Getúlio Vargas, President of Brazil (b. 1882)

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