What Happened on February 24, 1966

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


BattleCoup d'├ętat

Coup ousts President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana

First President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah
First President of Ghana
Kwame Nkrumah
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Zane, actor (Titanic, Dead Calm), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Rene Arocha, Cubans/US baseball pitcher (St Louis Cardinals)