What Happened on February 24, 1986

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Texas Air buys Eastern Airlines for $676 million
  • Voyager 2, 1st Uranus flyby

Famous Birthdays

  • Wojtek Wolski, Polish Ice hockey player

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Tommy Douglas, Canadian politician and "Father of Medicare", dies of cancer at 81

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Father of Medicare
Tommy Douglas