Vesuvius Day marks the date in 79 A.D. that Mount Vesuvius exploded. August 24, 79 A.D. was an historic date for the world. This was the day that Mount Vesuvius erupted in a huge explosion. It was one of the largest volcanic explosions in recorded history.
Aug 24, 2020 — National Waffle Day on August 24th commemorates the anniversary of the first waffle iron patent issued. Celebrate by savoring your favorite kind of waffle! On August 24, 1869, Cornelius Swarthout of Troy, New York received his patent for the waffle iron.
Aug 24, 2019 — International Strange Music Day on August 24th encourages people to listen to a type of music they don't usually listen to. It's also a day to discover strange and bizarre kinds of music.