February 24 | On this Day

Year Description Category
2006 65 people died in KTS Composite Textile factory fire at Chittagong, Bangladesh. Man-Made Disaster
2002 The closing ceremony of XVII Olympic Winter Games, or 2002 Winter olympics was held in Salt Lake City.
1999 China Southwest Airlines Flight 4509 aircraft incident at Wenzhou, Zhejiang, China, killed 61 people. Man-Made Disaster
1992 Chess grandmaster from Azerbaijan, Vasif Durarbayli was born. Birthday
1990 China-born Singaporean badminton player Yao Lei was born. Birthday
1990 Italian politician Sandro Pertini died. Death day
1988 Egyptian politician Mamdouh Salem died. Death day
1983 Chess grandmaster from India, Surya Shekhar Ganguly was born. Birthday
1982 Taiwanese badminton player Cheng Wen-hsing was born. Birthday
1981 Australian tennis player Lleyton Hewitt was born. Birthday
1981 Bulgarian physicist Georgi Nadjakov died. Death day
1980 The closing ceremony of XV Olympic Winter Games, or 1980 Winter olympics was held in Lake Placid.
1976 Golfer from United States, Zach Johnson was born. Birthday
1973 Chess grandmaster from Ukraine, Orest Gritsak was born. Birthday
1973 Aeroflot Flight 630 aircraft incident at near Khujand, Tajik SSR, USSR, killed 79 people. Man-Made Disaster
1971 Chess grandmaster from Germany, Christopher Lutz was born. Birthday
1967 American Australian physicist Brian Schmidt was born. Birthday
1966 Spanish banker Carlos Torres Vila was born. Birthday
1955 American business magnate Steve Jobs was born. Birthday
1944 American physicist David J. Wineland was born. Birthday
1934 Chess grandmaster from Germany, Klaus Darga was born. Birthday
1925 Swedish politician Hjalmar Branting died. Death day
1918 Independence Day of Estonia. National Holiday
1915 Golfer from Australia, Jim Ferrier was born. Birthday
1898 Sweden inventor Baltzar von Platen was born. Birthday
1893 Japanese metallurgist Tokushichi Mishima was born. Birthday
1887 Chess grandmaster from Yugoslavia, Boris Kostić was born. Birthday
1875 French engineer and inventor Marc Seguin died. Death day
1866 Belgian archer Hubert Van Innis was born. Birthday
1843 Portuguese politician Teofilo Braga was born. Birthday
1835 New Zealand politician Julius Vogel was born. Birthday
1826 Dutch politician Theo van Lynden van Sandenburg was born. Birthday
1536 Pope Clement VIII was born. Birthday
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