On this day: August 24

POSTED: 9:33 PM Aug 22 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Aug 24 2012

The White House burns, potato chips are invented, John Lennon's assassin goes to prison, and Pete Rose agrees to a ban from baseball, all on this day.

OTD August 24 - Pluto
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2006: The International Astronomical Union (IAU) redefines the term "planet" such that Pluto is now considered a "dwarf planet."

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