Orange County Declares Aug. 24 Kobe Bryant Day

August 24 has officially been designated Kobe Bryant Day in Orange County, California. Supervisors voted to honor the NBA legend last week. Michelle Steel Authored the resolution, calling Bryant “a treasured member of our community.”

Bryant was born on Aug. 23, 1978. His Lakers jersey number was 24. Bryant passed away in a helicopter crash over Calabasas earlier this year.

Kobe Bryant and his family were residents of Newport Beach and his daughters attended school in Orange County. One of his daughters, Gianna, also died in the crash.