What Happened on August 24, 2015

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • China stock market's "Black Monday", Shanghai Composite loses 8.5%, sending other international markets lower

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announces that for the 1st time 1 billion people logged into Facebook

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg
Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg

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Physicist Stephen Hawking presents a new theory on black holes at a lecture at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm

Physicist Stephen Hawking
Stephen Hawking

Famous Deaths

  • Justin Wilson, English Indycar driver, dies as a result of on track accident at 37