What Happened on February 24, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 24th Grammy Awards: Betty Davis Eyes, Double Fantasy wins
  • Basketball team Boston Celtics begin 18 NBA game win streak
  • Wayne Gretzky scores NHL-record 78th goal of season en route to 92

Famous Birthdays

  • Emanuel Villa, Argentine footballer
  • Klára Zakopalová, Czech tennis player
  • Nick Blackburn, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71