What Happened on February 24, 1968

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Darling of the Day" closes at George Abbott NYC after 31 performances
  • Discovery of 1st pulsar announced (CP 1919 by Jocelyn Bell Burnell and Antony Hewish)
  • Gary Unger begins NHL consecutive game record of 914 games
  • US troops reconquer Hue Vietnam

Famous Birthdays

  • John Velddman, soccer player (Sparta)
  • Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (d. 2005)
  • Vaughn Booker, NFL defensive end (KC Chiefs)