What Happened on June 24, 1987

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • CFL's Montreal Alouettes fold
  • Salt Lake City Trappers begin pro baseball record 29 consecutive win streak

Famous Birthdays

  • Arturo Lupoli, Italian footballer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Lionel Messi, Argentine footballer (FC Barcelona), born in Rosario, Santa Fe

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi

Famous Deaths

  • Hophnie Hobah Hines Johnson, cricketer (3 Tests for WI), dies
  • Jackie Gleason, comedian (Honeymooners), dies of colon cancer at 71