What Happened on August 24, 1951

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bill Veeck's "Fans Managers' Night", Browns defeat A's 5-3; Browns coaches hold up placards for fans to vote on

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Farrar, rock vocalist (Molly Hatchet), born in Jacksonville, Florida
  • Orson Scott Card, US, sci-fi author (Hugo, Nebula, Ender's War)
  • Oscar Hijuelos, American author, (d. 2013)