What Happened on February 24th, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Deng Xiaoping, leader of China, cremated (died Feb 19th)

Chinese Communist Party Leader Deng Xiaoping
Chinese Communist Party Leader
Deng Xiaoping
  • Qatar inaugurates the world's largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporting facility and formally launches Qatar Liquefied Gas Co.
  • South Africa announces it is constructing largest modern day blimp

Famous Deaths

  • Isabelle Harriet Lucas, actress/singer (Outland, Comics), dies at 69